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Making hens comfortable and able to 'range' further is boosting production for the organic, free-range egg business.

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WaterHealth’s decentralised system can purify contaminated water for rural communities everywhere, supporting the 1.8 billion people...

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The creative communications agency has integrated a range of environmental goals into the business, and given staff ‘headspace’ to think more creatively about how to stay on...

How can charities serve their beneficiaries using data?  Aimia’s Data Philanthropy initiative is helping charities become more efficient and better win...

To combat older-worker stereotypes – and make the most of the wealth of experience and knowledge on offer – the UK bank’s programme to support its growing number of employees...

As the largest supporter of Young Readers Programme’, British Land is using the initiative to garner media attention and keep staff feeling good about where they work.

Forget the mid-life crisis, FSCS supports people with their mid-life career.

Continuing a long-term commitment to tackling youth unemployment, Marks & Spencer (M&S) sees plenty of business value in plucking the very best talent from the pool of...

The Midcounties Co-operative was keen to share its passion for defending the environment with the next generation. But more than that, it wanted to give them the skills that...

A robust schools outreach programme is cutting recruitment costs and giving young people – and especially women – the confidence and skills to thrive...

Sustainable design doesn’t have to be expensive, say LSI Architects. In fact, designing better places for people to live, work and play in can bring about significant cost...

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The Crystal in the heart of London’s Docklands is a unique success story, attracting huge visitor numbers and continuing to find cutting edge ways of being one of the most...

Could those coming from places like Syria offer business unique perspectives that can unlock solutions to client problems? EY certainly thinks so.  

With an ageing workforce, United Utilities hopes to bring 70 new young people into the business every year, to safeguard its future and give something back to the communities...

What if we could harness people’s intellectual capital, instead of replacing them with automation? This is what ENGIE'S programme intends to do....

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The insurance giant is encouraging the entire sector to be more proactive in giving companies and households effective support to get back on their feet quickly after flooding...

In a bid to transform the business and put carbon and cost reduction centre stage the regional water business has taken embodied greenhouse gas emission reduction to another...

Heathrow Airport’s revised strategy puts sustainability at the heart of all decision-making. With ambitious expansion plans, it is building a model to be envied – and copied –...

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Building more resilient and secure small businesses is crucial in enabling them to thrive in today’s challenging economic times, says ...

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