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International Disaster Relief

The frequency and intensity of disasters will increase over the coming decades, and globalisation means the impacts of those disasters on business are increasingly evident. Business is now being called upon to scale up its response to such events by internal and external stakeholders.

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Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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From Bradford to Bristol on a mystery shopper tour

3 May 2017 - 11:30am
As part of Responsible Business Week and Business in the Community’s Future Proof campaign, backed by the City & Guilds Group, we’ve been travelling across the UK bringing together groups of young people to assess the accessibility of...

Sustainability Leadership

3 May 2017 - 11:12am
Kate Hilton, Head of Membership South at BITC, muses on the exciting opportunity of inclusive digital transformation According to Wikipedia (the fount of all knowledge) I’m just young enough to be classed as a ‘Millennial’. Growing up, I have watched technology change the natural rhythm of our...

Renfrewshire school kids get a taste for healthy breakfasts

1 May 2017 - 12:11pm
Pupils from Heriot Primary School in Paisley have taken the My Healthy Breakfast Challenge during Business in the Community's (BITC) Responsible Business Week 2017 to help encourage them to make good choices for their first meal of the day. The innovative challenge is part of the Food for Thought Programme, a three way partnership between the Scottish Government, Education Scotland and BITC Scotland, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. Read more.

The Role of Responsible Business and Sustainable Business Models in a Digital Era.

28 April 2017 - 5:01pm
April 24th 2017, Business in the Community’s #RBWeek kicked off with the Sustainable Business Model Conference: The Role of Responsible Business and Sustainable Business Model in a Digital Era, aiming to inspire and support businesses to embed Sustainable Business Models into their business...

Community Conversations

28 April 2017 - 3:40pm
A large number of informative Community Conversations have taken place across the country during Responsible Business Week (24-28 April). The first Community Conversation, organised by BITC, was #cumbriahour on Monday 24 April. Hosted by Katie Harper, Business Connector, Cumbria, the conversation...
Green-Hotelier-Awards

World’s Greenest Hotels Revealed in Responsible Business Week

28 April 2017 - 1:09pm
The 2017 Green Hotelier Awards have named the world’s most eco-friendly and sustainable hotels as part of Responsible Business Week. The annual Awards invite applications from hotels of any size anywhere in the world; judging them on their efforts to reduce energy and water consumption, their waste output, their roles as responsible businesses to their employees and in the local community, as well as looking at how they communicate their sustainable and responsible ethos to guests. Read more.

Keeping IT in the community

28 April 2017 - 11:40am
Adrian Fillingham, Project Manager at Canopus Solutions, an IT asset management recycling company based in Liverpool, discusses their eco-friendly initiative, which sees computer equipment recycled and shared amongst the community All signs indicate that, regardless of Brexit, the UK government...

Seeing is Believing: Innovating for Sustainability

28 April 2017 - 9:52am
Just before the wrap up of #RBweek, Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President, UK & Ireland, Veolia led a group of senior business leaders on a Seeing is Believing visit on Thursday 27 April in London to highlight how businesses...

Teaching school pupils about responsible business

27 April 2017 - 4:30pm
Young people are taking part in a nationwide series of 'Question Time' events held during this year's Responsible Business Week. The interactive events are giving school pupils the opportunity to quiz local business leaders about responsible business in a panel format, and offering them ‘real life...

Cyber security: mitigating threats in the workplace

27 April 2017 - 10:53am
Cybersecurity depends on many factors, not the least of which is people writes Javier Brias, Marketing & PR Manager, Secon Cyber Security In 1993, when Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and proposed the creation of an Information Superhighway, the promise of a brave new world...

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