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Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Barclays has strategically focused on employee wellbeing to sustainably enhance its performance and reputation, while exemplifying Barclays’ Values and making a really positive...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

By delivering leadership training to their supply chain workforce Marks and Spencers are supporting local communities and building a more resilient business.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

By investing in renewable energy the Lanchester Group has become a carbon minus company and made itself an appealing choice for consumers concerned about environmental impact...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Software company Oracle 'Mind Over Matters' campaign connects their workforce with wellbeing resources and mental health support, enabling the company to save just under £1m...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The Bank of England is improving staff wellbeing through a strategic approach, and a three-pronged ‘Think well, live well, be well” initiative.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

More than 21,000 jobless young people have been helped into employment or training by the Opportunity Partnership, a £30m scheme run by HSBC in collaboration with charities....

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

NH Hotel Group is a major business hotel chain, operating almost 400 hotels in 29 countries across Europe, America and Africa. The Group has integrated its corporate...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

what3words' simple global address system supports people to access aid and finance, organisations to evaluate their programmes, and businesses to deliver services while...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

People with disabilities are developing the skills they need to find work thanks to Steps into Work, an internship programme run by EDF Energy.

Published: April 2016
Categories: Employment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Young people with learning disabilities are finding work opportunities thanks to the EmployAbility – Let’s Work Together internship programme run by National Grid.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

ERIKS Industrial Services Ltd brought their global workforce together through a healthy lifestyle challenge which boosted engagement as well as employee wellbeing.

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The life and work prospects of hundreds of London's most vulnerable young people have been improved and Pinsent Masons has gained access to a rich pool of untapped talent.

Published: April 2016
Categories: Employment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

As well as helping to 'keep the lights on' during the Ebola crisis, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP's pro bono work in Sierra Leone helped to establish the firm as a leader in the...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Blue Badge company, where half the staff have first-hand experience of disability, is reaping the rewards for its recruitment policy. The company is boosting both lives and the...

Published: April 2016
Categories: Employment
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Boyner Holding A.Ş is building the skills and confidence of young women raised in care, challenging discrimination, and growing employee engagement and expertise through...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

By investing in new technologies, reusing waste products, and valuing biodiversity, food producer ABP UK has reduced its energy and water usage and gained a competitive edge....

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Affinity Water protects rivers in their area and preserves future water supply by working with schools and communities to reduce consumption, carrying out river works, and...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

HSBC have built a reputation for climate action through water and sanitation programmes, research into climate change solutions, investment in innovation, and training for...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Nationwide is the world’s largest building society, with over 15 million customers, 17,000 employees and 700 branches in the UK. The company believes that by focusing on doing...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) is funding solutions to climate change through Green Bonds and building their name as a leader in environmental finance.

Published: April 2016

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