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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.

Global Relief and Resilience Hub

Business Unique Contribution II

Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Matthew Taylor's review into Modern Employment Practices: Business in the Community's response

11 July 2017 - 1:52pm
Responding to Matthew Taylor’s Government-commissioned review into modern employment practices, Cath Sermon, Employment Director for Business in the Community said:   “Business in the Community welcomes Matthew Taylor’s much-needed review into modern employment practices. Despite high employment...

Responsible business for all

11 July 2017 - 10:17am
  Clare Rudall (Head of Membership, Business in the Community Cymru) reflects on a recent business breakfast, designed to bring together smaller companies in Wales and get them involved in responsible business. It's not about what you do or how big you are – it is about the impact you can make....

Forum reflections

11 July 2017 - 10:08am
Clare Rudall (Head of Membership, Business in the Community Cymru) looks back at a past Members’ Forum event from June this year and considers the digital challenges facing companies in Wales. 140 characters on social media can move markets. A single teenager can access, albeit illegally, customer...

Stack it, Pack it, Post it: Veolia’s coffee cup recycling service

10 July 2017 - 11:35am
  The latest YouGov research reveals 52 per cent of regular takeaway hot drink consumers, those that buy at least four or more drinks a week, dispose of their cup at work. Underpinned by insight into consumer coffee cup disposal habits, Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, is...

The role of business in Wales

5 July 2017 - 3:20pm
Following the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, Matt Appleby (Director, BITC Cymru), reflects on the current and future role of business in Wales. Business in the Community (BITC) was founded in 1982 in response to a facture in society – the riots in Toxteth and Brixton were all too...

Business and schools join forces at forum – and students helped run the show #EdSympCymru

4 July 2017 - 1:09pm
Business and education leaders from across Wales got together this week at Business in the Community Cymru’s first Business-Education Symposium - and it wasn’t just about policy and planning. Read more.
Simon Branigan, Partner at Linklaters law firm

How your business can support Haringey’s regeneration plans

29 June 2017 - 12:14pm
The London Borough of Haringey has some of the highest unemployment figures in London. According to the Office for National statistics, Tottenham has more people claiming job seekers allowance than any other part of London. However, all that is set to change as the borough embarks upon an...
CR Index Benchmarking

BITC congratulates 5-star companies in the 2017 CR Index

28 June 2017 - 4:08pm
The responsible business agenda is constantly moving and it is critical that businesses remain aware of changes – be it changes in legislation, environmental factors or best practice in general. It is maintaining this awareness that drives business improvements and creates the best opportunity for success – for all elements of our society. Read more.

BITC Cymru unveils most responsible companies in Wales

28 June 2017 - 11:53am
From a shortlist of twenty companies, Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru has announced the winners of the 2017 Wales Responsible Business Awards. Read more.

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