Case studies

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With research indicating loneliness affects one in seven of us, the Co-op’s latest community campaign is designed to help 12,500 people across the UK.

Published: June 2017

In a world of constrained resources and with the negative impacts of climate change being felt in many corners of the globe, doing more with less is proving to be a winning...

Published: June 2017

Ambitious growth plans means that having a talented and enthusiastic workforce is crucial to the ongoing success of the UK’s biggest hotel and coffee chain company, Whitbread....

Published: June 2017

Bringing joy to the faces of children caught up in life or death situations is central to the business model for Bangor-based fundraising and donation business, Dr Zigs.

Published: June 2017
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Techno-preneurial skills are getting people out of poverty and supporting sustainable agriculture too. Learn more about M-Tron Africa’s unique approach that hopes to inspire...

Published: June 2017

Almost a quarter of Hogan Lovells staff in London are now mentoring students, giving them the skills and confidence to grow and find work later in life.

Published: June 2017
Lynsey Barker

Last month support services firm, Interserve, launched its Opportunities for All campaign, highlighting the ways...

Published: June 2017
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With 13,000 staff, AgroAmerica has worked hard to not only pay employees a decent salary, but to find out what incomes are required to...

Published: June 2017
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Recognising they can achieve more together than by working alone, Barclays and GSK have created a self-sustaining model for communities in Zambia to make extra cash while...

Published: June 2017
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Recognising they can achieve more together than by working alone, Barclays and GSK have created a self-sustaining model for communities in Zambia to make extra cash while...

Published: June 2017
Midcounties coop

Being awarded five stars in the CR Index is a major achievement and this year a number of companies have managed it.  We caught up with Midcounties co-operative to learn first...

Published: June 2017

Being one of the few companies to receive 5-stars in the 2017 CR-Index, we caught up with Yorkshire Water's Chief Executive, Richard Flint to discuss why benchmarking their CR...

Published: June 2017

Lucy Malarky, Deputy Director at Gentoo housing, talks to us about the significane of the CR Index - BITC's benchmarking tool, plus what it means to achieve 5-stars.

Published: June 2017
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When Ricoh learned they were one of only a few companies to achieve top scores in the CR Index this year [2017], they were naturally delighted at the news. Ricoh is a Japanese...

Published: June 2017

Kingspan Insulated Panels is a leading global manufacturer of advanced building envelope systems and solutions for the creation of high performing, energy efficient buildings....

Published: April 2017

Originally known as RCT Homes, the business rebranded in 2007 as Trivallis. It is a registered social landlord, operating in the Rhondda Cynon Taff area of South Wales,...

Published: April 2017

Costain is 150 years old and was started by a carpenter in Liverpool as a house builder. Now Costain delivers major construction and infrastructure projects across the UK and...

Published: April 2017

EcoVigour is an environmental management contractor, working across Wales and the West of England. With experience ecological surveys, landscaping and groundworks EcoVigour...

Published: April 2017

Principality Building Society is the largest building society in Wales, with over 70 branches in every community in Wales and long-standing relationships and connections with...

Published: April 2017

Rhondda Housing Association (RHA) is a 37-year old not-for-profit social landlord that manages over 1,700 homes, provides housing support for vulnerable tenants and works to...

Published: April 2017

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