Highly Commended 2012

Every winner of a Responsible Business Award for the past five years.

2017 Responsible Business of the Year winner planter

Anglian Water - Winner of Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year Award

Through its Love Every Drop strategy, the regional water business has a plan that will see it achieve net carbon neutrality by the middle of the century.

Published: July 2017
Matrix APA - Placing social and ethical responsibilities at the heart of the supply chain: A worker in a factory

Matrix APA - Placing responsibility at the heart of the supply chain to deliver effectual and positive change

Product design and procurement specialist Matrix APA is tackling supply chain issues to steer significant change in a notoriously challenging field.

Published: July 2015
GSK emergency response: Ebola virus disease - frontline healthcare workers in protective suits

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - GSK emergency response: Ebola virus disease

GSK's humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in west Africa included cash and product donations, increased investment in frontline health workers, and accelerated development work on a vaccine.

Published: July 2015
Barclays Bank plc - Grow with Barclays, the Youth Employment Strategy

Barclays Bank plc - Grow with Barclays, the Youth Employment Strategy

Barclays' youth employability strategy provided many routes for progression, meaning that leadership roles, further qualifications and long-term careers are no longer out of reach.

Published: July 2015
iDT Labs: Winners of the UPS International Disaster Relief Award (Small Company) 2016

iDT Labs - Automated Worker Registration and Payroll Database for Ebola Response Workers

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 reputation in ICT for development.

Published: July 2016
Unilever UK Mental Wellbeing programme

Unilever UK Ltd – Mental Wellbeing Programme

Unilever UK Ltd has created a mental health programme that incorporates manager training and awareness, employee learning, information, and tools for individuals and teams to improve their resilience and positive mental health.

Published: July 2015
North Star Housing: Winners of the Bupa Wellbeing at Work Award (Small Company) 2016

North Star Housing Group - Stronger Together through Shared Leadership

North Star Housing Group dramatically increased employee wellbeing, engagement and business surplus by introducing new ways of working and giving staff a greater say in how the company is run.

Published: July 2016
Livin Housing Ltd - Livin Futures: Young people carrying out property maintenance.

Livin Housing Ltd – Livin Futures

Livin Housing's employability programme provides a wide range of opportunities to young people of all ages and abilities, helping them gain employment, apprenticeships and qualifications.

Published: July 2015
Veolia: Resourcing the world - a Veolia scientist at work

Veolia - Resourcing the World

Veolia has gone through transformational change to convert from a waste management company to a producer of resources, reducing dependency on natural resources for itself and its customers, creating new revenue streams and opening up new markets.

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

Fujitsu - Responsible Business of the Year Award

Fujitsu is a leading information and communication technology company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.  It integrates critical world issues into all of its strategic planning, and aims to use its passion for ICT to be an architect of the future, helping the planet get ready for 9 billion people.

Published: July 2015
St Leger Homes of Doncaster: Winners of the Championing an Ageing Workforce Award

St Leger Homes of Doncaster - New Directions Programme

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

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

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company - Revival of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation

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 vital support to communities and helped to restore markets.

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

AmicusHorizon - Contractor and Supplier Giving Back Scheme and Motiv8

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

Published: July 2016
NATS: Continuous descent campaign - A plane overhead

NATS - Continuous Descent Campaign

NATS' Continuous Descent Campaign has reduced aircraft noise, cut CO2 emissions and helped the aviation industry save money on fuel and reduce its environmental impact.

Published: July 2015
Esh Group - Building My Skills: A speaker at a Building My Skills session in a school

Esh Group - Building My Skills

Esh Group has brought together businesses and schools across the north of England to provide free careers advice, which has helped the construction firm build strong relationships with businesses within and outside its sector.

Published: July 2015