Case studies

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GSK (GlaxoSmithKline Plc) – GSK and Save the Children partnership. Credit: Allan Gichigi/ Save the Children

GSK and Save the Children have reached 1.3 million children across 37 countries with lifesaving medical interventions since the launch of their global partnership in 2013....

Published: June 2016
Primark - Sustainable Cotton Programme

As part of Primark's aim to use only sustainably produced cotton the company is training farmers in India to adopt more sustainable methods, enabling them to increase their...

Published: June 2016
Ford of Britain and Robert Clack School Partnership

Pupils aged 11-18 in one of the poorest areas of the UK are receiving practical and financial support thanks to a partnership between car maker Ford and Robert Clack School....

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
Children learning about science and engineering through Siemens' Curiosity Project

Siemens integrated programme aims to inspire the next generation of engineers. The Curiosity Project is playing a role in nurturing the five million new STEM graduates the UK...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
Children with a mentor from the Rothschild Schools Partnership

Children from one of Britain’s poorest areas are improving their prospects of finding work thanks to a partnership between investment bank Rothschild and schools in deprived...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
IBM Summer School for Computing Subject Leaders

Through a programme of Summer Schools run by computing giant IBM, 1,000 teachers have developed their computing skills, enabling them to improve the teaching of the new...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
Children learning about science through EDF Energy's Big Energy Project

EDF Energy’s Big Energy Project has shown students, teachers and the wider public how to reduce their energy consumption and save money. The project also teaches valuable...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
debbie&andrews' - community microsponsorship scheme: Suffolk Young Farmers

Grassroots fundraising, local community engagement and volunteering in the countryside are being supported by a £45,000 micro sponsorship scheme set up by quality sausage maker...

Published: June 2016
H Weston & Sons - Grow our own: The Weston workforce outside their cider making buildings

Local farmers are being encouraged to grow more apples and pears as part of H. Weston & Sons’ Grow Our Own project which aims to secure a sustainable high quality supply...

Published: June 2016
Visualsoft - creating a culture of trust - Finalists in the Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award

Digital agency Visualsoft gives employees complete control over where they work and what hours, as long as they meet their targets, leading to higher employee engagement,...

Published: June 2016
bmVJ - Health, Safety and Wellbeing: Wellbeing check-up

Joint venture BmJV used its Health, Safety and Wellbeing programme to deliver a number of initiatives, including free health checks, briefings, and safety incentives to improve...

Published: June 2016
Marks & Spencer - Mental Wellbeing Initiative: An inflatable elephant in a room

Marks & Spencer started a conversation with its colleagues about mental wellbeing to help create a workplace culture in which people can be themselves and to raise...

Published: June 2016
Skipton Building Society - for the life ahead: Information point about the Skipton Building Society's Retirement Index

Skipton Building Society has launched initiatives to contribute to the wider social debate around the often confusing world of retirement, drive awareness of the issues and be...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Communities
Barclays Bank - Barclays Multigenerational Programme

Barclays has brought greater diversity to their workforce, gained insight into their older customer base, and created new opportunities for older workers through...

Published: June 2016
Steelite International - Age friendly culture: A Steelite employee at work

Steelite International's diverse workforce ensures that vital skills are handed down from one generation to the next.

Published: June 2016
Wates Group - Building Futures: A participant in the Building Futures programme

The Building Futures programme has helped hundreds of young jobseekers gain the skills to pursue careers in construction and beyond.

Published: June 2016
The sign at Brigade, PwC's social enterprise restaurant and bar

The lives of 850 homeless people in London have been transformed by PwC’s social enterprise restaurant, Brigade.  Previously disadvantaged people have been helped to gain...

Published: June 2016
McKinsey and Company - Work Ready Programme: Young people in an employability workshop

People affected by homelessness are being helped into employment by the McKinsey & Company‘s Work Ready Programme. The training scheme builds skills and confidence in both...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Employment
London Stansted (MAG) Airport

London Stansted Airport has a strong and comprehensive model for engaging with local and regional stakeholders in order to understand and address community needs.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Communities
Wates logo

Since achieving CommunityMark recognition in 2013, Wates Group has launched its long-term framework for sustainability, Reshaping Tomorrow. One of the pillars of this strategy...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Communities

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