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Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Last year, Principality Building Society forged an award winning partnership with mental health charity Mind Cymru, which saw the firm improve the mental well-being of its...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Carbon Zero Renewables is expert in the installation of solar energy systems for domestic and commercial customers. The firm is showing real growth by using responsible...

Published: April 2016
Responsible Business Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

The Wales & West Utilities pilot project will model and map how flooding will look in the future. This will help protect properties and communities by outlining the growth...

Published: April 2016
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This report, produced by Business in the Community, supported by Santander, provides a number of case studies, demonstrating the business case for large businesses supporting...

Published: April 2016

Signing up to Business in the Community’s Ready for Work programme finally put an end to Charn’s year-long search for a job. Now, happily employed with leading retailer Marks...

Published: March 2016

The Hertfordshire Workplace Wellbeing Practitioners’ event held on 6 March in Hatfield brought together 30 plus delegates who shared best practice and explored how to measure...

Published: March 2016
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This report focuses on the Responsible Business Awards and how companies are using responsible business to address key issues.

Published: December 2015
De Poel community logo

Established in 2010 as a sister company to leading temporary labour procurer de Poel, de Poel Community was founded under the ethos of championing employment opportunities for...

Published: September 2015
Categories: Employment
Ballater Fire Station before the fire

Sadly, in the early hours of the morning of 12 May, a fire destroyed the Old Royal Station in Ballater which housed a museum, café, photography business and an Information...

Published: September 2015
Fujitsu - Responsible Business of the Year 2015

Fujitsu is a leading information and communication technology company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.  It integrates critical world...

Published: July 2015
GSK emergency response: Ebola virus disease - frontline healthcare workers in protective suits

GSK's humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa included cash and product donations, increased investment in frontline health workers, and accelerated...

Published: July 2015
Matrix APA - Placing social and ethical responsibilities at the heart of the supply chain: A worker in a factory

Product design and procurement specialist Matrix APA is tackling supply chain issues to steer significant change in a notoriously challenging field.

Published: July 2015
NATS: Continuous descent campaign - A plane overhead

NATS' Continuous Descent Campaign has reduced aircraft noise, cut CO2 emissions and helped the aviation industry save money on fuel and reduce its environmental impact.

Published: July 2015
Veolia: Resourcing the world - a Veolia scientist at work

Veolia has gone through transformational change to convert from a waste management company to a producer of resources, reducing dependency on natural resources for itself and...

Published: July 2015
Sky: Better Products - Sky employees at work

Sky has improved the design of its products and services to make them more energy efficient and reduce its use of natural resources, saving money for the company and its...

Published: July 2015
Centrica: Supporting carers - receiving an award

Centrica has supported its employees to combine work with caring responsibilities, which has helped it attract and retain a diverse and talented workforce.

Published: July 2015
Unilever UK Mental Wellbeing programme

Unilever UK Ltd has created a mental health programme that incorporates manager training and awareness, employee learning, information, and tools for individuals and teams to...

Published: July 2015
Esh Group - Building My Skills: A speaker at a Building My Skills session in a school

Esh Group has brought together businesses and schools across the north of England to provide free careers advice, which has helped the construction firm build strong...

Published: July 2015
Categories: Work Experience
Barclays Bank plc - Grow with Barclays, the Youth Employment Strategy

Barclays' youth employability strategy provided many routes for progression, meaning that leadership roles, further qualifications and long-term careers are no longer out of...

Published: July 2015
Livin Housing Ltd - Livin Futures: Young people carrying out property maintenance.

Livin Housing's employability programme provides a wide range of opportunities to young people of all ages and abilities, helping them gain employment, apprenticeships and...

Published: July 2015

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