Yorkshire & Humber
Business in the Community’s (BITC) responsible business showcases celebrate the role of responsible businesses and highlight some of the projects and programmes run by companies that are making a difference to communities.
Through the Beyond Nature programme the water company is working with its farm tenants to improve not only the quality of its water, but its land too.
arc has supported over 150 social enterprises to grow and create over 5,000 jobs. Please see the attached document for more details of some of these organisations.
Drawing on the experience of delivering the Ready for Work programme, Business in the Community is working across the UK on projects that support people facing disadvantage to enter good quality employment.
St Leger Homes' older workers are supported to retrain and work flexibly so that individuals are not forced out of employment.
Skipton Building Society has launched initiatives to contribute to the wider social debate around the often confusing world of retirement, drive awareness of the issues and be a strong and positive force for change.
Following a short, but intense period of heavy rain, the canal at Hebden Bridge breached its defences and flooded the town centre on the 23rd June 2012. Community Resilience UK helped respond to this emergency.