Workshop: Place - how to understand and engage with your communities


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Businesses have an impact on the communities in which they operate.  Understanding and engaging with these communities is crucial to identifying key local stakeholders and the most pressing local issues affecting the community. 

By working together Business and key stakeholders can co-design the best solutions, helping businesses to build trust whilst ensuring that the most business-relavent issues in their local communitiees are being addressed and a measureable difference made.  

Budget 2018: Plastic packaging tax should spur business on to turn their waste into wealth

In response to the Chancellor announcing details on a new tax on plastic packaging containing less than 30% recyclable plastic in today’s Budget, Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses to rethink their resources for the 21st century to help their bottom line, as well as the planet.