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Understand, define, agree and set up: the four steps to delivering a place-based approach

12 June 2019 - 1:56pm
Place in Focus: Uniting businesses to create thriving communities   How well do you know your community and the people who live there? Do you know what is important to the people who live...

New UK Net Zero Carbon Taskforce launched as Government commits to achieving net zero carbon by 2050

12 June 2019 - 1:11pm
Coinciding with today’s commitment from the Government to achieve net zero carbon by 2050, Business in the Community has launched a Net Zero Carbon Taskforce, chaired by the CEO of Drax Group’s B2B energy supply businesses, to ensure companies across the UK can play a greater role in combatting the climate crisis. Read more.

Place in Focus – Responsible Business in Action

12 June 2019 - 11:20am
Read the headlines from The Connected Places Award finalists   The Business in the Community’s (BITC) Place campaign unites businesses, other organisations and their neighbours to create thriving communities.   Creating opportunity and prosperity across the UK can address...

Digital Innovation in Focus: Responsible Business in Action

12 June 2019 - 9:00am
Businesses in every sector and geography are adopting new disruptive digital technologies to increase their effectiveness and drive efficiencies. Read the headlines from the Fujitsu Digital Innovation Award finalists   Business in the Community's...

Digital Champions Network Commitment Summary

12 June 2019 - 9:00am
Each of the Business in the Community Digital Champions are making public commitments to ensure that their digital transformations are responsible, inclusive and sustainable, in line with the four priorities laid out in the...

Wales’ Waste to Wealth Summit gets businesses collaborating for a more sustainable future

12 June 2019 - 1:00am
Wales is a world leader in recycling, but there’s more we can do to realise the opportunities of a circular economy - and BITC Cymru is today convening over 100 Welsh businesses at its Waste to Wealth summit to plan the way ahead.    The summit will direct responsible businesses – both during the...

Going places: Community should be at the heart of any modern business

11 June 2019 - 6:06pm
Katy Taylor of transport company the Go-Ahead Group discusses how the lives of its passengers can be improved by its involvement in Business in the Community's Place campaign Meet the Place Leadership Team What...

Race at Work champion named in Queen’s birthday honours list

11 June 2019 - 9:56am
Sandra Kerr CBE, race equality director at Business in the Community (BITC), the Prince’s responsible business network, has been named as a Commander of the British Empire in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to equality and diversity. This honour is the latest mark of recognition for Sandra’s tireless commitment to addressing racial inequality in the workplace in the UK. Read more.

£2m National Lottery funding for older workers

7 June 2019 - 11:19am
The funding will help older people to remain in or return to work The grant is for the five-year Age at Work project which is raising awareness of an ageing workforce and supporting businesses to be more age inclusive. 47% of workers are likely to work past the state pension age to be able to...

Gender Equality in Focus: Responsible Business in Action

7 June 2019 - 9:00am
Business in the Community’s Gender Equality Campaign is the UK’s leading employer network dedicated to advancing equality between men and women at work. We are all about changing the system, not the women. Read the headlines from theGender Equality Award finalists The...

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