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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Seeing is Believing:Responsible Business - Ambition to Action

3 October 2017 - 3:26pm
The Prince’s Seeing is Believing brings together senior business leaders, enabling them to gain first hand insight into pressing social and environmental issues. Richard Flint, Chief Executive,...

BITC Cymru responds to the publication of Education in Wales: Our national mission

26 September 2017 - 2:06pm
Responding to the publication of Education in Wales: Our national mission from the Welsh Government, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru) said: “Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help build a Wales where everyone can succeed, regardless of their social or economic background." Read more.

Launch of new goals to create a sustainable future for the hotel industry

26 September 2017 - 1:30pm
The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) has launched a set of goals to be aligned with the UN's SDGs, which will help to create a more sustainable future for the hotel industry. Read more.

Imbalance creates challenges – but great opportunities

22 September 2017 - 12:42pm
If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you always got – so we changed things.   South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) and Fire and Rescue Services across the UK have been historically white and male.  In 2017 they continue to be, with women representing less than...

Teachers and businesses come together to tackle Bristol’s skills gap

20 September 2017 - 1:56pm
An event in Bristol has helped improve teachers’ knowledge of local career opportunities and the skills needed to access them, potentially improving the employment prospects of thousands of young people. Read more.

BITC Cymru responds to the publication of Prosperity for All

20 September 2017 - 1:26pm
Responding to the publication of Prosperity for All: The National Strategy from the Welsh Government, Matt Appleby (Director, Business in the Community Cymru) said: “Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru works with companies of all sizes and sectors to help build a fairer and more sustainable Wales and wholly agrees that prosperity is not just about material wealth." Read more.

Central England Co-operative celebrates rise in responsible business ranking

19 September 2017 - 4:35pm
Central England Co-operative is celebrating being awarded 4.5 stars out of 5 in Business in the Community’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index). The hard work of colleagues...

Central England Co-operative supports people in need with donation of four vehicles

19 September 2017 - 4:18pm
Four vehicles used by Central England Co-operative in its Food and Funeral businesses are now set to be used to help people in need across the globe. Colleagues from the Society’s Food Distribution Centre, in Scudamore Road, Leicester, have revealed that two 26-tonne lorries have been donated to...

Jason's story

13 September 2017 - 3:33pm
Like many people in their thirties, Jason was renting a house in Bristol and had made good friends with his housemates. But life took a turn for the worse when his landlord served them an eviction notice last minute, leaving Jason with nowhere to go. The 36 year old spent weeks sleeping on friend’s...

Finding the Circular Economy in unique places

13 September 2017 - 2:43pm
Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, shares innovative examples of sustainable innovation Closed-loop thinking is becoming more central in business, as more and more corporate leaders start to recognise both the environmental and financial benefits of...

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