Winners of the 2018 Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards announced

This year’s Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner was in partnership with Anglian Water, Responsible Business of the Year 2017, and was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry. Business Minister Andrew Griffiths was a special guest at the Gala and took part in a lively Q&A session with our Responsible Business 2018 Young Presenters.

The Awards Gala Dinner celebrated and championed the hundreds of inspiring businesses who entered the awards and who make a difference by taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger communities and address global challenges.

Scotland's responsible business ambitions represented at OECD global forum

Business in the Community’s Scotland Director, Alan Thornburrow, will today moderate a high-level workshop attended by senior business leaders as part of the OECD’s 2018 Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct.

Taking place in Paris on 20th and 21st June, the Global Forum brings together stakeholders from business, trade unions, civil society and academia to debate key global social and economic challenges related to responsible business conduct.

More than 100 employers have signed up to Ban the Box, covering more than 769,500 roles. Find out who those companies are and how they manage their application processes.

Over 11 million people in the UK have a criminal record, yet three quarters of employers admit to discriminating against applications with a criminal conviction. Employing ex-offenders gives companies access to a diverse pool of talent and brings down the £15 billion a year cost of reoffending for businesses, taxpayers and communities.

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