Impact stories

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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
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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: Healthy Communities
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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

FDM Group is a global professional service provider with a focus on IT. They launched their Ex-Forces Programme in the UK in 2014, helping veterans bridge the gap between the...

Published: May 2016
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BT has also been a long-standing employer of choice for ex-armed forces personnel and has capitalised on the skills that these individuals bring to its business. 

Published: May 2016
Categories: Employment
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By investing in renewable energy the Lanchester Group has become a carbon minus company and made itself an appealing choice for consumers concerned about environmental impact...

Published: April 2016
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Nationwide is the world’s largest building society, with over 15 million customers, 17,000 employees and 700 branches in the UK. The company believes that by focusing on doing...

Published: April 2016
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NH Hotel Group is a major business hotel chain, operating almost 400 hotels in 29 countries across Europe, America and Africa. The Group has integrated its corporate...

Published: April 2016
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ACT Training is one of the largest work based learning providers in Wales. It delivers apprenticeships and traineeships to over 6,500 learners...

Published: April 2016
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The Wales & West Utilities pilot project will model and map how flooding will look in the future. This will help protect properties and communities by outlining the growth...

Published: April 2016
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This report, produced by Business in the Community, supported by Santander, provides a number of case studies, demonstrating the business case for large businesses supporting...

Published: April 2016
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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
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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

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
Magpie Dance Company

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

Published: May 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

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