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.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Goldman Sach's conference looks at supply chains and small enterprises

12 June 2013 - 10:23am
Supply chain opportunities for small and medium enterprises were the subject of a recent conference aimed at alumni of Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses programme. Read more.

Veolia Environnement named VQ Employer of the Year

6 June 2013 - 3:27pm
Veolia Environnement has been named as VQ Employer of the Year for England and VQ Large Employer of the Year at a prestigious event in Westminster. Read more.
Attendees at the Passport to Parliament event

Midlands children in care have their say to Parliament

4 June 2013 - 12:00am
As part of the national Entitlements Inquiry, more than 35 children and young people with experience of the care system in the Midlands gave their views. Read more.
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Hitachi adopts Group Human Rights policy

30 May 2013 - 10:08am
IT and technology company Hitachi has announced the adoption of a Group Human Rights Policy in line with the UN's Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Read more.
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ISG 2012 Sustainability report published

29 May 2013 - 4:29pm
Construction company ISG's latest Annual sustainability report has just been published, detailing the company's progress against its Sustainability Policy. Read more.
Alicia Keys, Global Creative Director, BlackBerry, at the launch of the BlackBerry Scholars Programme

BlackBerry and Alicia Keys launch Scholars Programme to inspire women

23 May 2013 - 10:11am
Singer and BlackBerry Global Creative Director Alicia Keys unveils a new programme encouraging women to build careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Read more.

Celebrating responsible business in Wales

20 May 2013 - 9:48am
Business in the Community met with Welsh Assembly Members on May 14 to highlight how the organisation is supporting companies to manage, measure and communicate their responsible business practice. Read more.
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9 Billion Conversation Garden wins Chelsea Gold

17 May 2013 - 3:32pm
A garden created by a partnership between Business in the Community's Start campaign and Willmott Whyte has won a much sought after Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal. Read more.
Alan Knight, Business in the Community's Sustainability Director

Start and B&Q team up on Streetclubs

16 May 2013 - 4:46pm
B&Q’s Streetclub site, designed to put communities back in touch with themselves, is showcased by Be the Start month today. Read more.
CDL's Niall Scott with Mustard Tree staff member Johnny Bushell, and client Tommy

CDL & Mustard Tree give new life to old technology

10 May 2013 - 4:36pm
Stockport based technology firm CDL has combinded recycling with community investment by donating nearly forty computers to Manchester homelessness organisation Mustard Tree. Read more.


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