Anglian Water, our 2017 Responsible Business of the Year, likes to think local but scale up programmes for far reaching impact. It achieves this by building long-term partnerships with communities, farmers, conservationists and its regulators; in turn the company is seen as a hub for collective action to tackle social issues. Read about how Anglian Water took a unique approach to Business Connectors to get hardwired into communities across the east of England.
Connectors and leaders from Fujitsu UK, Greggs, Lloyds and United Utilities show the benefits Business Connectors bring to the communities they work in, and the companies they're seconded from - including better community relations, understanding of markets and leadership development.
Findings from a Connecting Society event at which delegates discussed the disconnectedness in society highlighted by the European Union referendum, and what action business should take to tackle this.
Business in the Community brought together private and public sector representatives last month for an event exploring how the wider responsible business network can redouble its efforts to support communities.
John Neill, Chairman and CEO of Unipart led a small group of business leaders on a Seeing is Believing visit on Tuesday 18 October in London to highlight the actions that business leaders can take to bring about change in society, thereby increasing their commercial advantage.
Interim findings at the end of Year Two from our report into the culture change generated by Business Connectors on secondment into their communities with BITC.
More than 100 charities from across England and Scotland were present at London’s Royal National Hotel on Tuesday as the Business Connector network came together for a conference exploring the power of connecting in local communities.
Get the news, quotes and updates as it happened from the Community Engagement Showcase with Carillion plc.
Carillion have been one of the Business Connector programme’s most significant seconding organisations. Since joining the programme in 2011, they have seconded eight of their talented employees to work in local communities of greatest need in England.
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