Case studies

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The Responsible Business Awards - shortlisted planter

Engineering firm NG Bailey has been employing apprentices since 1934 and sees them as key to maintaining the technical skills needed in the industry.

Published: April 2015
Categories: Work Experience

In 2008, Anglo American identified the need to effectively engage and integrate its supply chain to drive sustainable development.

They focused on a series of areas,...

Published: October 2014
Leatherhead Hub intervention

In May 2011, Wates led a Seeing is Believing visit in North Leatherhead, to help senior...

Published: July 2014
RCT Homes - Our plan your future

RCT Homes tackles a broad range of issues facing their tenants, ensuring they go above and beyond...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Youth Employment
GD Environmental - Reducing waste, minimising impact

GD Environmental successfully aligned their responsible business...

Published: June 2014
Rhondda Housing Association - Working together for a brighter future

Rhondda Housing Association has clearly aligned their responsible business practices with the priorities of their business and created a series of successful programmes and...

Published: June 2014
Say No to CO - home visit in Newport

The Say NO to CO campaign run by Wales & West Utilities aims to eradicate carbon...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Communities
Young people learning from Carillion

Carillion’s Schools Engagement Programme in the Heads of the Valleys tackled low educational attainment and...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Education, Work Experience
Carillion is helping transform the lives of young people in Blaenau Gwent.

Carillion’s approach to going beyond contractual commitments whilst delivering infrastructure projects has provided employment, training and work experience for young...

Published: June 2014
The Finance Wales/Cyllid Cymru team

Finance Wales’ JEREMIE Fund is a unique combination of EU Structural Funds and other investment which provides financial support to a wide range of Welsh SMEs to enable growth...

Published: June 2014
Anglian Water outdoor display

Anglian Water implemented the Keep It Clear campaign to educate customers on the disposal of fats, oils and grease (FOG) as part of its Love Every Drop strategy.

Published: June 2014
Categories: Global Goals
Employee Wellbeing: Happy, Healthy and Here (HHH)

Gentoo Group encourages staff to live the values at work and at home. It believes that leading a healthy lifestyle and...

Published: June 2014
Two south asian women wearing saris treating a child in front of a crowd of women and children. Photo credit: CARE/Kate Holt

GSK has committed to reinvest 20 per cent of profits made in least developed countries (LDCs) back into those countries to develop health infrastructure through training...

Published: June 2014
Blakemore staff team

Blakemore Fine Foods helps small food and drink producers grow by providing them with logistics, business and technical support. This has boosted sales and opened up new...

Published: June 2014
Participants on Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Ready for Work programme

By offering homeless people and ex-offenders work placements and job coaching, Freshfields helps them enter employment while saving money and increasing engagement amongst its ...

Published: June 2014
Dad and son at a New Charter Housing Trust Breakfast Club

New Charter Housing Trust Group created Inspire to support tenant families affected by public service cuts to address issues such as unemployment, poor health and low...

Published: June 2014
Novus Property Solutions Ltd - Santander Responsible Small Business Award

Novus is reducing the environmental impact of its business and enhancing communities, enabling it to improve its relationships with clients and win new business and repeat...

Published: June 2014
Solar array at Okehampton College

EDF Energy’s partnership with Okehampton College in Devon has encouraged students to consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects,...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Education
SSKV students recieving their prize - part of Tata Consultancy Services InsighT programme

Tata Consultancy Services has implemented InsighT, an IT camp which mentors students in India to improve their IT proficiency and employment prospects and help plug the IT...

Published: June 2014
Haggerston School pupils

Freshfields’ partnership with Haggerston School in Hackney is improving the employability of students, increasing employee volunteers’ skills and building the firm’s reputation...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Education