Reflections on an eventful year at Business in the Community's AGM

Generously hosted by Linklaters, this year's AGM provided an opportunity for new members of The Prince’s Responsible Business network to catch up on all of our latest work and – as the next generation of business leaders – experience the collective strength of our vibrant responsible business movement.  

Attendees were able to learn more about:

Major brands sign “Waste to Wealth” Commitment at Summit attended by HRH The Prince of Wales

  • Business in the Community -The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, brings together 200 leaders from business, government, academia and civil society at Waste to Wealth Summit to commit to work collectively to help double the nation’s resource productivity and eliminate avoidable waste by 2030
  • Burger King, European Metal Recycling, Interface, JLL, Nestle, Sainsbury’s and Sodexo announced as Waste to Wealth Champions

Budget 2018: Businesses must address the link between mental health, financial insecurity and productivity

In response to the Chancellor announcing an increase in mental health spending in today’s Budget, Louise Aston, wellbeing director at Business in the Community comments on the need for businesses to focus on preventative measures and acknowledge the link between financial stress and poor mental health.

Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership launches plan to grow Blackpool economy by £1bn by 2030 and create and safeguard 10,000 jobs

The Blackpool economy could grow by £1bn by 2030 with the creation and safeguarding of 10,000 jobs with the support of national Government, according to a Blackpool town prospectus, published today by the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership.   

The Blackpool 2030 town prospectus also outlines the opportunity to: