Responsible Business Awards 2016 Finalists


Amey - working with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards: A young lad doing some gardening
The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award, Finalist, 2016

More than 400 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been recruited onto the life changing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards programme by Amey, which provides public and regulated services across Britain. 

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 14:30
AmicusHorizon: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016 (Small Company)
The Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award, Winner (Small Company) 2016

AmicusHorizon is a large housing association which wants to support its residents into work and build stronger communities. Stronger communities house better residents so everybody wins. 

Published: Mon, 2016-07-11 21:52
ArcelorMittal - The Ebola Private Sector Mobilisation Group - Highly Commended
The UPS International Disaster Relief Award, supported by the Department for International Development, Highly Commended, 2016

Mining company ArcelorMittal brought the private sector together to fight the Ebola virus in Liberia, mobilising emergency support and building goodwill for their business.

Published: Mon, 2016-07-11 22:24
Categories: Resilience & Recovery
bmVJ - Health, Safety and Wellbeing: Wellbeing check-up
The Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award, Finalist, 2016

Joint venture BmJV used its Health, Safety and Wellbeing programme to deliver a number of initiatives, including free health checks, briefings, and safety incentives to improve the health and wellbeing of their workers and made savings through reduced absence.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:00
Barclays Bank - Barclays Multigenerational Programme
Championing an Ageing Workforce Award, Finalist, 2016

Barclays has brought greater diversity to their workforce, gained insight into their older customer base, and created new opportunities for older workers through apprenticeships, flexible working, role models and digital skills champions.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 11:30
Bolton at Home: Winners of the Employment for Excluded Groups Award
The Employment for Excluded Groups Award, Winner, 2016

The cycle of long-term unemployment is being broken by Bolton at Home’s employment programme. Tenants are helped into work and are then better able to pay their rents.

Published: Mon, 2016-07-11 21:48
Categories: Tackling Unemployment
debbie&andrews' - community microsponsorship scheme: Suffolk Young Farmers
The Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award, Finalist, 2016

Grassroots fundraising, local community engagement and volunteering in the countryside are being supported by a £45,000 micro sponsorship scheme set up by quality sausage maker debbie&andrew’s.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:00
EDF Energy: HPC Conference
Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year Award, Finalist, 2016

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and the largest producer of low carbon electricity, producing around one-fifth of the nation's electricity from its nuclear power stations, wind farms, coal and gas power stations and combined heat and power plants.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 16:00
Children learning about science through EDF Energy's Big Energy Project
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

EDF Energy’s Big Energy Project has shown students, teachers and the wider public how to reduce their energy consumption and save money. The project also teaches valuable employment skills.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
Ford of Britain and Robert Clack School Partnership
The Education Award, Finalist, 2016

Pupils aged 11-18 in one of the poorest areas of the UK are receiving practical and financial support thanks to a partnership between car maker Ford and Robert Clack School.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:30
GEEL Medical Services - Delivering Dignity through Healthcare
The Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty, Finalist, 2016

By taking healthcare into the community GEEL Medical Services is working to reduce the maternal mortality rate in rural Uganda and helping girls delay motherhood.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 14:00
Glasgow Caledonian University: Winners of the Education Award
The Education Award, Winner, 2016

11,000 students from some of Glasgow’s most deprived areas have had their aspirations boosted and prospects improved thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Club project.

Published: Mon, 2016-07-11 21:41
GSK (GlaxoSmithKline Plc) – GSK and Save the Children partnership. Credit: Allan Gichigi/ Save the Children
The Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty, Finalist, 2016

GSK and Save the Children have reached 1.3 million children across 37 countries with lifesaving medical interventions since the launch of their global partnership in 2013.Working as equal partners, the collaboration is bringing both organisations new insights and...

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 14:00
H Weston & Sons - Grow our own: The Weston workforce outside their cider making buildings
The Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award, Finalist, 2016

Local farmers are being encouraged to grow more apples and pears as part of H. Weston & Sons’ Grow Our Own project which aims to secure a sustainable high quality supply for the company's ciders.

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 13:00
Hermes Investment Management
Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year, Finalist, 2016

Hermes Investment Management aim to deliver excellent returns responsibly. The company has created a pledge to always put clients first, and act responsibly and transparently. Taken initially by every member of the Hermes Executive and Management Committees, the pledge is...

Published: Tue, 2016-06-07 16:00




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