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This report focuses on the Responsible Business Awards and how companies are using responsible business to address key issues.

Published: December 2015
Ballater Fire Station before the fire

Sadly, in the early hours of the morning of 12 May, a fire destroyed the Old Royal Station in Ballater which housed a museum, café, photography business and an Information...

Published: September 2015
Fujitsu - Responsible Business of the Year 2015

Fujitsu is a leading information and communication technology company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.  It integrates critical world...

Published: July 2015

JTI attained the CommunityMark in recognition of its strategic approach to identifying social need. This approach is complemented, and brought to life, by exceptional employee...

Published: June 2015

Marks & Spencer’s community investment strategy spans the breadth of the business as well as working at individual store level. Each of their activities is characterized by...

Published: June 2015

Nationwide has very clear goals for 2017, building its strategy around issues relevant to its business, employees and members. This ensures its community investment is focused...

Published: June 2015

npower’s community investment strategy targets the most vulnerable and those who are most important to the business. The company is acting above legal obligations, driving...

Published: June 2015

KPMG has chosen to focus its support where its key strengths and resources can have the most effect. In 2014, it supported over 12,000 young people through programmes such as...

Published: June 2015

Community impact is intrinsically linked to Camelot UK Lotteries’ core business, with The National Lottery generating, on average, over £34 million a week for good causes...

Published: June 2015

Zurich Insurance UK, working with the company's charitable arm the Zurich Community Trust, has demonstrated application of the five principles of good...

Published: June 2015

PwC’s community strategy covers Education, Employability, Environment and Social Enterprise and links to the firm's professional skills and core competencies. PwC's five-year...

Published: June 2015

Boots UK has demonstrated a long-term, high-level commitment to community investment that represents best practice and brings real community and business benefits.In April 2011...

Published: June 2015
Magpie Dance Company

We caught up with ArtsForward Pilot Cultural Participant Magpie Dance to discuss their ArtsFoward experience so far

Published: May 2015

The only company to be assessed on its entire global operations in 2011, the financial services provider has demonstrated how community investment is integrated across its...

Published: March 2015
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By creating and supporting the Bridge Academy in Hackney, UBS is raising attainment among disadvantaged children, increasing staff pride and building the company’s reputation...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Education
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Pinsent Masons’ partnership with St Matthew’s Primary School in Birmingham has helped raise academic standards and improve children’s confidence, while supporting staff...

Published: June 2014
Categories: Education

British Gas has successfully achieved the CommunityMark. The company is recognised for its strategic approach to managing community investment, and long-term commitment to...

Published: May 2012

Located in the heart of England, award winning East Midlands Airport connects 4.5 million passengers with the world serving more than 90 destinations. As the UK’s primary pure...

Published: December 2011

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