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3 July 2018 - 10:37pm

This year’s Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner was in partnership with Anglian Water, Responsible Business of the Year 2017, and was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry. Business Minister Andrew...

Sixteen companies won awards at the 2018 Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards Read more.
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20 June 2018 - 1:00pm

Business in the Community’s Scotland Director, Alan Thornburrow, will today moderate a high-level workshop attended by senior business leaders as part of the OECD’s 2018 Global Forum on...

Business in the Community’s Scotland Director leads the conversation at OECD's 2018 Forum on Responsible Business Conduct. Read more.
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23 July 2018 - 10:30am

BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on leading a conversation around responsible business conduct at the OECD in Paris.

When the invitation arrived to lead a...

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...

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...

Stephen Farrant, Director of Environment and Marketplace Solutions
5 June 2017 - 12:27pm

I know I was not alone in feeling dismay and anger as I watched US president Trump announce that the USA would be withdrawing from the Paris Agreement of 2015 (the historic moment when 195...

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...

Alisdair Marks
7 April 2017 - 3:15pm

Alasdair Marks, Corporate Adviser at Business in the Community (BITC) on how organisations need to innovate in order to be sustainable

Five years ago I began a new career...

Sustainability Reporting Performance of the FTSE 100: CarbonClear's sixth report
29 September 2016 - 8:05am

As Carbon Clear launches its sixth report on the sustainability reporting performance of the FTSE 100, its CEO Mark Chadwick discusses the four key traits that the top performing...