The Responsible Business Awards 2019: why not enter the age-friendly team award or one of our 9 other categories?

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The Responsible Business Awards 2019 now open for entries

At Business in the Community we strongly believe that organisations should be recognised for embracing the journey to build better workforces, create a sustainable economy and healthy communities. In other words, to be a responsible business. 

The Responsible Business Awards are our annual celebration and recognition of responsible business, helping to encourage new ways of thinking and inspiring others to take action. 

Each time a business applies for a Responsible Business Award, it is raising the bar for others around the world.

The Awards are free to enter and open to private sector companies of any size and from any sector.

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*Entries close on Friday 8 February 2019 (17:00 GMT) 



The Age-Friendly Team Award Age category icon
For businesses promoting the age-friendly teams whose inclusive culture enables people of all ages to flourish.

The Barclays Developing Resilience Award Developing resilience award 2019 thumbnail
For businesses supporting SMEs to prepare for, respond to and recover from disruptive events, which, in turn, benefits the community in which they operate.


The Connected Places Award Toy houses piled up - connected places 2019 award thumbnail
For businesses working in partnership with local communities to address long-term social, economic and/ or environmental needs.

The Education Partnerships Award Graduation hat - education award 2019 thumbnail
For businesses working in partnership with schools to support young people facing disadvantage to succeed in work and life.

The UPS Environmental Sustainability Award 
For thriving businesses using resources more effectively, nurturing healthy ecosystems, or tackling climate change.

The Fujitsu Digital Innovation Award A light bulb - image thumbnail for digital innovation award
For innovative companies spearheading what responsible business means in the digital age and demonstrating a positive impact.

The Bupa Health and Wellbeing Award Pebbles - the thumbnail for the health and wellbeing award 2019
For businesses that take a preventative whole person, whole organisation approach to creating a healthier, happier and engaged workforce.

The Race Equality Award A rubix cube - award category thumbnail for race awards
For businesses that are succeeding by having inclusive workplaces that reflect the rich diversity of talent in the UK.

The Responsible Business of the Year
(Open to members and partners of Business in the Community only)
For pioneering businesses addressing the Global Goals through having integrated sustainability across their organisation and demonstrating commercial success as a result. 

The Unipart Outstanding Employment Award A spanner - the Outstanding Employment Award 2019 thumbnail
For businesses removing barriers to work and helping people to thrive in good jobs.

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