Impact stories

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

WSP | Parson Brinckerhoff - Future Ready: A landscaped area

WSP | Parsons is making sure that its building and infrastructure projects are future fit and sustainable through research into environmental, economic and social trends.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
National Grid - Natural Grid: A National Grid employee looking through binoculars

National Grid is working with local partners to transform the way they manage their landholdings, improving biodiversity and conservation as well as adding value to their...

Published: June 2016
JPA Furniture - a notebook recycled from a chair

John Pulsford Associates Limited (JPA) is reducing waste and making savings by offering furniture repair and recycling services.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
Elan Hair Design: The salon

Élan Hair Design transformed their salon into an award-winning eco-friendly business by investing in new technologies and devising new waste management systems.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
InterContinental Hotels Group - IHG® Shelter in a Storm

The InterContinental Hotels Group mobilises the full resources of its hotels around the world to support communities, guests and employees in areas affected by disasters.

Published: June 2016
Smart e-Money, Inc. together with Voyager Innovations, Inc - Mobile Cash Transfer Program

Smart e-Money Inc. provided a way for typhoon survivors to access critical aid payments using mobile technology, giving many their first chance to access formal banking...

Published: June 2016
Xylem Inc. -  Xylem Watermark

Through innovation and strong partnership Xylem Inc. have delivered clean water and sanitation to people affected by disasters worldwide, and helped them to mitigate future...

Published: June 2016
Amey - working with the Duke of Edinburgh Awards: A young lad doing some gardening

More than 400 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been recruited onto the life changing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards programme by Amey, which provides public...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Healthy Communities
Whitbread - Investing in Skills and Employment: Participants talking together

WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by...

Published: June 2016
PwC - Schools Engagement and Recruitment strategy: a group of students

Thanks to consultantcy PwC’s school engagement strategy, almost 6,000 young people, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, have been given the skills and confidence they need to...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
Pollinate Energy - Pollinate Energy Business Model

By installing solar lamps, stoves, and water filters Pollinate Energy is delivering safe, green, affordable electricity to urban communities in India and growing its business...

Published: June 2016
GEEL Medical Services - Delivering Dignity through Healthcare

By taking healthcare into the community GEEL Medical Services is working to reduce the maternal mortality rate in rural Uganda and helping girls delay motherhood.

Published: June 2016
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
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
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 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
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
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

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