Impact stories

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After becoming a Ban the Box employer, Ricoh has followed in the footsteps of other...

Published: March 2017
Categories: Ex-offenders

Building on their commitment to Ban the Box, international construction and support services group Interserve is supporting young offenders to gain employment on their release...

Published: January 2017
Categories: Ex-offenders
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The Building a Better World Supplement available on easyJet flights throughout April.

Published: December 2016
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The benefits of matching Business Mentors with arts and cultural organisations are multiple​. Read about different cultural organisations' experiences

Published: September 2016
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In 2015 AF Blakemore completed BITC’s CR Index on a private basis as a baseline assessment around its responsible business activities and performance. The CR Index was used as...

Published: September 2016

In a world of cloud-based computing, businesses are increasingly looking to harness big data as a means of gaining more information to better serve their customers. As a result...

Published: August 2016

Fujitsu has a long-standing affiliation with the UK armed forces, having supplied ICT products and services to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for over 50 years. Whilst their...

Published: August 2016
Categories: Employment
Veolia: Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year 2016

Resource management company Veolia's services benefit the UK population through recycling collection and delivery, water treatment and management, low carbon and renewable heat...

Published: July 2016
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company: Winner of the UPS International Disaster Relief Award (Large Company) 2016

By working together with other companies to mobilise private sector resources in the aftermath of a devastating typhoon, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company provided...

Published: July 2016
iDT Labs: Winners of the UPS International Disaster Relief Award (Small Company) 2016

iDT Labs developed a hazard payment solution which helped to prevent the collapse of the healthcare system in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis and established their...

Published: July 2016
ArcelorMittal - The Ebola Private Sector Mobilisation Group - Highly Commended

Mining company ArcelorMittal brought the private sector together to fight the Ebola virus in Liberia, mobilising emergency support and building goodwill for their business.

Published: July 2016
The Manila Water Company: Winners of the Unilever Global Development Award 2016

The Manila Water Company is helping people in poor urban communities to access clean, safe, affordable water, while improving the quality of the water supply and growing a new...

Published: July 2016
Olam International - Societe d'Exploitation Cotonniere Olam - Highly Commended

Agri-business Olam International has expanded and strengthened their supply chain by offering training, healthcare, and accessible finance to the farming communities they work...

Published: July 2016
Whitbread: Winner of the Asda Environmental Leadership Award 2016

Hospitality company Whitbread is tackling climate change and making savings through two new environmentally friendly building projects, the Costa Eco-Pod and the Hub hotel,...

Published: July 2016
St Leger Homes of Doncaster: Winners of the Championing an Ageing Workforce Award

St Leger Homes' older workers are supported to retrain and work flexibly so that individuals are not forced out of employment.

Published: July 2016
NFU Mutual: Winners of the Samworth Brothers Rural Action Award 2016

Thousands of young farmers are learning how to stay safe at work thanks to the Farm Safety Foundation, established by NFU Mutual. Farming is Britain’s most hazardous industry;...

Published: July 2016
Sky: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award (Large Company) 2016

Starting Out is a Sky Academy initiative that uses TV, creativity and sport to help young people build practical skills and experience. The programme provides over 1,000 work...

Published: July 2016
AmicusHorizon: Winners of the Unipart Inspiring Young Talent Award 2016 (Small Company)

AmicusHorizon is a large housing association which wants to support its residents into work and build stronger communities. Stronger communities house better residents so...

Published: July 2016
Bolton at Home: Winners of the Employment for Excluded Groups Award

The cycle of long-term unemployment is being broken by Bolton at Home’s employment programme. Tenants are helped into work and are then better able to pay their rents.

Published: July 2016
Categories: Employment
Investec: Winners of the 2016 Experian Building Stronger Communities Award in recognition of Sir John Peace

Beyond Business is a social enterprise incubation programme run by specialist bank and asset manager Investec in partnership with the Bromley by Bow Centre. The programme...

Published: July 2016
Categories: Social Enterprise

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