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Annual Report and Accounts 2016

The front cover of Business in the Community's 2016 Annual Report and Accounts
With the generous support of its member companies and partner organisations, Business in the Community is making a lasting difference to communities across the UK and around the world.
Key impacts
  • 24,457 employees shared their experiences of race in the workplace with us, shaping our workplace research and future campaigning.
  • 100,000 new roles were made available to people with criminal convictions through the Ban the Box campaign.
  • 50 grants totalling £1.3m were given by the Prince’s Countryside Fund to support rural communities.
  • The Youth Career Initiative was recognised for addressing global youth unemployment and creating 347 jobs by winning the prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow People Award.
  • Our Healthy High Streets campaign reached its target of 100 high streets provided with direct business support.
  • A record 3,580 jobs were created through our support of social enterprise.
  • Business Class reached its 500th school partnership - meaning more than 215,000 pupils have been directly supported by business.
  • £33.3m was contributed directly from business to support 115 places through The Prince’s Business Connectors.