Blog posts from alexis.obrien

Marketplace Insights: October 2017 edition

by O'Brien Alexis 12 October 2017 - 11:17am

The latest news, research and buzz on purpose-driven brands and customer trust from Business in the Community's Marketplace team.

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The Cumbria Resilient Showcase: A Community Innovation project of the DEFRA Roundtable

by O'Brien Alexis 5 October 2017 - 12:32pm

Following Dr Peter Bonfield’s ‘The Property Flood Resilience Action Plan’ report published in September 2016, BERG has partnered with DEFRA to deliver the Property Flood Resilience Roundtable. ...

Seeing is Believing:Responsible Business - Ambition to Action

by O'Brien Alexis 3 October 2017 - 3:26pm

The Prince’s Seeing is Believing brings together senior business leaders, enabling them to gain first hand...

Finding the Circular Economy in unique places

by O'Brien Alexis 13 September 2017 - 2:43pm

Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, shares innovative examples of sustainable innovation

Closed-loop thinking is becoming...

Sustainability is our way of life

by O'Brien Alexis 14 July 2017 - 10:37am


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

by O'Brien Alexis 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....

Power of positive shopping

The Power of Positive Shopping

by O'Brien Alexis 12 June 2017 - 10:40am

Jane Langley, Founder and Curator of...

Facing up to Automation – Responsibly

by O'Brien Alexis 7 June 2017 - 9:51am

John Williams, Director of Digital Strategy at ILM, on how businesses should face up to automation responsibly

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that...

Share Your Pledge Day

by O'Brien Alexis 6 June 2017 - 3:26pm


Share Your Pledge Day, will be taking place on 7 June (Wednesday) as part of National...

BITC and Black Country Consortium win Careers & Enterprise Company Award

by O'Brien Alexis 15 May 2017 - 12:35pm

Business in the Community’s Education team, together with their partners in the Black Country Consortium, have won the Careers & Enterprise...

Lessons from a responsible leader

by O'Brien Alexis 31 March 2017 - 11:52am

Professor James McCalman, Director, Centre for Strategy and Leadership, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, discusses the university’s latest scheme which sees students...