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Central England Co-operative - SENse to Aspire: A young person on a work placement at a Co-operative store

Through a partnership with a school for special educational needs (SEN) students, Central England Co-operative (CEC) offered young people the opportunity for meaningful work...

Published: June 2015
Categories: Youth Employment
ITV - ITVinspire, ITVinvite, ITVapprentice: Young people reading a script

Three initiatives from ITV inspire and unlock the potential of young people from all backgrounds, building confidence, developing skills and providing practical, meaningful...

Published: June 2015
Categories: Work Experience
Allstate Nortern Ireland - Energy for Life initiative

Software development business Allstate Northern Ireland has developed a one-and-a-half day energy management workshop for all their staff, focused on improving their physical...

Published: June 2015
The Calico Group - skills and employability programme: A young person learning dog grooming.

The Calico Group, a social business operating housing and support services across the North West of England, has developed a skills and employability programme tailored to...

Published: June 2015
JTI and Crisis - delivering life-changing learning - JTI employees volunteering for Crisis

JTI and its employees supported Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, by delivering learning and employability services to help people into education,...

Published: June 2015
Categories: Work Experience
DWF - 5 STAR Futures: A schoolgirl animatedly giving a presentation

DWF set up 5 STAR Futures to try and stop social background predicting a young person’s success. It has worked with 31 schools to increase students’ self-confidence and help...

Published: June 2015
Pinsent Masons - Inspiring Young Lives: School children holding up certificates

Pinsent Masons has worked with 12 primary and secondary schools across the UK to improve pupils’ academic achievement and confidence, while supporting the firm’s objectives to...

Published: June 2015
Categories: Work Experience
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Wales & West Housing Group have implemented a procurement system designed to create benefits for the business, their tenants and for the environment.

Published: June 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

The Midcounties Co-operative has supported local foodbanks, improved access to defibrillators and encouraged its employees to get involved in volunteering. This has increased...

Published: April 2015
Categories: Communities
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

UBS has encouraged its clients to make sustainable investments and developed new philanthropy solutions, which has increased its share of this market and strengthened internal...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Veolia worked with Southwark Council to address unemployment, enhance green spaces and increase environmental awareness, which has reduced costs and improved brand awareness....

Published: April 2015
Categories: Communities, Employment
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

ISG have formed a strategic partnership with CARE International through which they provide funding and construction expertise, and supported the emergency response to Typhoon...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Solent Health is an evidence-based programme aimed at addressing the main health issues facing their staff and students: mild mental health disorders; colds, coughs and flu;...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

British Land is working with partners to increase awareness among young people from diverse backgrounds of the choice of careers in real estate, raising their aspirations,...

Published: April 2015
Categories: Diversity, Talent & Skills
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Marshalls’ supply chain programme in India has made a positive impact on its suppliers and improved the lives of quarry workers and their families.  It has also launched...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Tesco supports disaster preparedness and innovation work as a founding member of the British Red Cross Disaster Relief Alliance, and took a leading role in providing relief to...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

NG Bailey has promoted engineering careers in five schools, helped address the skills shortage in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and created a pipeline to...

Published: April 2015
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

British Land has supported regeneration and community projects at Regent’s Place for 30 years, helping to make it one of the most improved areas in London.

Published: April 2015
Categories: Communities
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Ricoh’s Future Talent Development Programme has helped them grow a diverse, sustainable workforce for the future by bringing young talent into the business.

Published: April 2015
Categories: Youth Employment
The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has involved a quarter of its UK-based workforce in supporting students from Coleridge Community College, which has helped the publisher...

Published: April 2015

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