Wales Responsible Business Awards


The Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner 2018 took place on Thursday 28 June at Sophia Gardens Cardiff, sponsored by headline supporter Swansea University School of Management.

Categories were sponsored by the Welsh Government, ACT Training, the NPTC Group of Colleges, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water and Wales & West Utilities and the evening was a celebration of the very best of business - and the very best of Wales - from music to food, to talent. With over 350 leading figures from the Welsh private, public and voluntary sectors in attendance, the Prince's Responsible Business Network in Wales celebrated the winners of the 2018 awards.

The 2018 Winners

From a shortlist of twenty-two companies from across Wales, eight employers have been recognised as the winners of the 2018 Wales Responsible Business Awards, sponsored by
Swansea University School of Management.


These are (by category):
The BITC Cymru Responsible Large Business of the Year 
  • ACT Training

The Welsh Government Responsible SME of the Year Award

  • Brecon Carreg Mineral Water

​​​The NPTC Group of Colleges Education Award

  • Principality Building Society
The Wales & West Utilities Community Partnership Award
  • IKEA Cardiff

The ACT Training Talent Development Award

  • Do Digital Realities

The Dŵr Cymru Environment Award

  • Castell Howell Foods

The Volunteering Impact in Wales Award

  • Trivallis
The Wales & West Utilities Wellbeing at Work Award in Wales
  • Bluestone National Park Resort

In addition, Alun Griffiths, Capital Network Solutions, Companies House, Costain, IKEA Cardiff and Rhondda Housing Association all successfully reaccredited award success from 2017. By completing this process, these companies have all demonstrated the continuing impact of responsible business programmes and activities.


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Key contact


Tel: 02920780050 

Key dates for the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018

  • 6 November 2017 - open for entries 
  • 16 November 2017 - #WalesRBAwards workshop (Cardiff)
  • 28 November 2017 - #WalesRBAwards workshop (webinar)
  • 1 December 2017 - #WalesRBAwards workshop (Newport)
  • 31 January 2018 - #WalesRBAwards workshop (Swansea)
  • 23 February 2018 - deadline for submissions
  • 22 March 2018 - Judging Day for the 2018 Awards 
  • w/c 16 April 2018 - results released to entrants (in confidence)
  • RB Week (w/c 23 April 2018 - public announcement of the Wales Shortlist
  • 28 June 2018 - the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner (The SSE SWALEC, Cardiff)

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