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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Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Community Resilience UK: Preparing for and recovering from major emergencies

30 October 2013 - 12:21pm | Source: Community Resilience
Not-for-profit social enterprise Community Resilience UK have recently been involved in supporting communities hit by flooding as a part of Business in the Community's Business Emergency Recovery Group (BERG). Read more.
Celebrating 100 years in Southampton.

Celebrating 100 Years in Southampton

28 October 2013 - 9:54am | Source: British American Tobacco
As part of their on-going commitment to the local community and to mark their Centenary year, British American Tobacco has pledged the creation of a Centenary Legacy fund to be managed by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation Read more.
The Southampton GeoVation Pow Wow

Community Leaders 'Pow Wow'

2 October 2013 - 4:39pm
13 representatives from the public, private and voluntary sector in Southampton recently gathered at Ordnance Survey’s headquarters to take part in a facilitated Pow Wow, thanks to Business in the Community's Souithampton Hub. Read more.
The Prince of Wales with senior supporters of Mosaic and young people attending the International Leadership Summit

Prince of Wales hosts reception for Mosaic young leaders

16 September 2013 - 5:18pm
80 young leaders on Mosaic's International Leadership Programme 2013 gathered with the Prince of Wales and 70 senior guests including Princess Badiya bint El Hassan of Jordan at Clarence House last Wednesday. Read more.

HIPPO's 1,000,000th collection

28 August 2013 - 12:41pm | Source: HIPPO
BITC member HIPPO, the leading waste management solutions provider, has this week announced their 1,000,000th HIPPOBAG collection. Based in Portsmouth and with 19 depots around the country, HIPPO delivers a nationwide waste collection and recycling service to domestic and business customers alike, through their innovative product, the HIPPOBAG. Read more.
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Crossing the divide with a Click!

19 August 2013 - 11:49am
The confidence levels of older people in their IT skills has increased by a massive 180%, thanks to ClickSilver a project being piloted by Business in the Community in Nottingham, with support from Capital One. Read more.

Major buzz at the Hazeley Academy

16 July 2013 - 8:00am
Friday 12th July saw Major David Bradley, who commanded Company B 4th Armoured Brigade in Iraq, meeting students and staff from the Hazeley Academy and Stantonbury Schools along with over 35 businesses at a Business Breakfast. Major Bradley, who spent four years in rehabilitation after being severely injured in Iraq, talked about choices that young people have over their future. Read more.

Mosaic wins Prime Minister's Big Society Award

15 July 2013 - 2:59pm
BITC programme Mosaic has won a Big Society Award. This was announced today, 15 July 2013, by Prime Minister David Cameron MP. Read more.
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ARAMARK supply chain deal brings environmental benefits

21 June 2013 - 11:13am
An innovative supply and distribution partnership with Chef Direct has allowed food service and facilities management specialist ARAMARK to reduce deliveries by 60%. Read more.
Hands up at launch of Enterprising Science

BP and partners to deliver ground breaking UK-wide science learning programme

18 June 2013 - 11:56am | Source: BP
The Science Museum, BP and King's College London have recently launched Enterprising Science, the largest UK-wide science learning programme of its kind. Read more.

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