Impact stories

Use the filters to search our impact story library for examples of businesses gaining benefits from creating a positive impact.

M&S is working to weave social and environmental benefits into all of its products over time.  It's what M&S customers expect, and it's an opportunity to grow market...

Published: July 2016
Wales & West Utilities - Wales Responsible Large Business of the Year

Every day Wales & West Utilities does its very best to keep 7.5 million customers safe and warm, with a gas network they can rely on and a level of service they can trust...

Published: June 2016
Dr Zig's Extraordinary Bubbles - children playing with bubbles

Using innovation and ethical business practices, Dr Zigs has turned bubbles into profit. Constantly updating its products and manufacturing process, the firm is changing the...

Published: June 2016
Dragon LNG - The Darwin Centre Experience

The Dragon LNG Darwin Experience (DLNGDE) uses field trips and hands-on activities to engage pupils, particularly those from deprived backgrounds, in technology-related career...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education, Work Experience
GE Aviation Wales' apprentices and staff in front of an engine

GE Aviation Wales offers apprenticeships in both engineering and business administration. The programmes provide excellent opportunities for young people and guarantees talent...

Published: June 2016
Girls taking part in GE Aviation's Maths Mentoring Programme

GE Aviation Wales is working with two local schools to provide mentoring support for pupils who are in danger of failing GCSE maths. The jet engineering firm is proving that...

Published: June 2016
Halen Mon Anglesey Sea Salt - Winner, Dwr Cymru Environmental Leadership Award

Halen Môn has moved into a purpose-built new saltcote (salt factory) on the Isle of Anglesey. With built-in cost savings, the world famous sea salt...

Published: June 2016
Admiral Group - Ministry of Health

Financial services company Admiral has launched a programme, Ministry of Health, which aims to create an overall welfare structure for the business...

Published: June 2016
Business in the Community Scotland winner

LifeScan Scotland is a committed builder of community partnerships with a focus on allowing employee volunteering without limitation of time. The company’s approach encourages...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Volunteering
Business in the Community Scotland winner

Rabbie's is an SME which continues to place environmental sustainability at the heart of its business, and which takes a holistic approach to responsible business; fostering...

Published: June 2016
Business in the Community Scotland winner

A leader which seeks to inspire and influence policy makers locally and globally in developing sustainability across the construction industry and beyond, Kirsty Maguire...

Published: June 2016
Business in the Community Scotland winner

Business in the Community Scotland’s Large Company of the Year clearly demonstrated to the judges a diverse, well-rounded and practical approach to responsible business that is...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Talent & Skills
Awards winner

Michelin has a multifaceted approach to employability that is centred around enhancing skills in the local community to create opportunities for all, raising aspirations and...

Published: June 2016
Business in the Community Scotland winner

Clydesdale Bank's dedicated team gave their skills, talent and enthusiasm and made an immediate difference to the charity they worked with, allowing the charity to focus on ...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Volunteering
Business in the Community Scotland winner

Backed by a hugely supportive employer, Douglas has a tireless appetite for getting stuck in to all sorts of projects, and in doing so has inspired others and made a real...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Volunteering
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Established in 1872, Adnams is a UK brewer, hotelier and wine merchant, who hold their values at the heart of their business and are committed to making sure that their impact...

Published: June 2016
State Street Corporation: Mentoring programme with Walworth Academy

Financial services company State Street Corporation are working to incorporate key elements of corporate responsibility across their business strategy, through solid governance...

Published: June 2016
Hermes Investment Management

Hermes Investment Management aim to deliver excellent returns responsibly. The company has created a pledge to always put clients first, and act responsibly and transparently....

Published: June 2016
EDF Energy: HPC Conference

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and the largest producer of low carbon electricity, producing around one-fifth of the nation's electricity from its...

Published: June 2016
Veolia - Resourcing the World: A man standing next to a pipe

Veolia is tackling resource scarcity and climate change by challenging its staff to develop innovative products which reuse materials while opening up new revenue streams.

Published: June 2016

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