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WDH: Cash Wise - participants at a Cash Wise event

WDH’s Cash Wise project has improved the financial capabilities of social housing tenants, which has helped them maintain their tenancies and reduced rent arrears, saving the...

Published: July 2015
ISS Limited: ISS Youth Employability - an ISS apprentice

ISS has developed a coherent five-stage strategy to inform, inspire, guide, recruit and develop young people, bringing them closer to the labour market and providing them with...

Published: July 2015
Categories: Work Experience
The P&A Group of Companies: Achieving Sustainability - Finance Wales Responsible Small Business of the Year, Winner 2015

The P&A Group of Companies has a clear commitment to being a responsible business and the comprehensive approach being taken is delivering both powerful social and...

Published: June 2015
Legal & General: Business Class Partnership with Pen y Dre High School - Winner, Careers Wales Schools Partnership Award 2015

Legal & General’s needs-led, strategic partnership with Pen y Dre School in Merthyr Tydfil is revolutionising pupils’ experience of the world of work, giving them contact...

Published: June 2015
Castell Howell Foods: Regional Supply Chain Initiative - Winner, Network Rail Cymru Enterprise Growth Award 2015

The collaborative approach taken by Castell Howell Foods towards strengthening its supply chain and simultaneously developing and support local SMEs has ensured growth and...

Published: June 2015
Monmouthshire Building Society: Billion Pound Asset Legacy Programme - Winner, Wales & West Utilities Building Stronger Communities Award 2015

As Monmouthshire Building Society reached a significant financial milestone, the Legacy Programme was established as a model for engaging staff, building brand reputation and...

Published: June 2015
RCT Homes: The Regeneration of Penygraig High Street - Wales & West Utilities Building Stronger Communities Award 2015, Highly Commended

RCT Homes has successfully created a coalition of public, private and voluntary organisations to build a more resilient and viable local community, centred on the focal point...

Published: June 2015
Brother Industries UK: Driving circular economy principles for business growth - Winner, Wales Sustainable Products and Services Award 2015

Brother Industries (UK) are putting the principles of the circular economy at the heart of their operations, leading to commercial benefits and reduction of the impact this...

Published: June 2015
BBC Cymru Wales: Roath Lock Apprentice Scheme - Winner (large company) Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Inspiring Young Talent Award 2015

The Roath Lock programme provides substantial and inspiring apprenticeship placements at the very heart of BBC Cymru Wales’ operations supporting the needs of the business and...

Published: June 2015
HardingEvans: #TeamHE Be Inspired - Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water Inspiring Young Talent Award, Winner (small company), 2015

HardingEvans Solicitors’ talent pipeline programme is rooted in the company’s values and is having a...

Published: June 2015
Nationwide, financial inclusion

Nationwide, the largest building society in the world, is a mutual, owned and run for the benefit of its members. Acting responsibly and doing the right things for their...

Published: June 2015
TCS Affirmative Action Employment Training

TCS Affirmative Action Employment Training has increased the employment prospects of women and young people in India’s most marginalised communities, the Scheduled Castes/...

Published: June 2015
The Midcounties Co-operative - a Co-operative approach to combating climage change: A wind turbine

The Midcounties Co-operative has reduced its energy consumption and waste, increased recycling and developed a successful low carbon energy business. This has reduced CO2...

Published: June 2015
Categories: Global Goals
Ricoh UK - Sustainable Customer Service Model: A display screen

Ricoh UK (RUK) has cut its CO2 emissions and use of resources through new ways of working, saving money and increasing customer satisfaction.

Published: June 2015
EE - Techy Tea Parties: An EE employee explaining how to use a phone

EE’s Techy Tea Parties have helped thousands of people improve their digital skills across the UK, reducing isolation, improving access to information and engaging EE’s retail...

Published: June 2015
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

JTI attained the CommunityMark in recognition of its strategic approach to identifying social need. This approach is complemented, and brought to life, by exceptional employee...

Published: June 2015
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

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