CommunityMark

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JTI UK has been re-accredited with the CommunityMark in recognition of its strategic approach to identifying social need and its commitment to continuous improvement across its programme. This approach is brought to life by exceptional employee involvement which includes employee committees which engage with local partners and skills-based volunteering as well as an inspirational approach to partnership management.
The Midcounties Co-operative is part of a thriving global co-operative movement and puts membership at the heart of all they do. As a values driven business, they are working towards creating a ‘better, fairer world’ by bringing together colleagues and members to build strong local communities. The Midcounties Co-operative has been reaccredited with the CommunityMark in recognition of the strength of its approach to supporting local communities and the deep commitment to community investment across the business.
Companies achieving the CommunityMark recognise that investing time, skills and resource into communities not only benefits those communities but bring long-term sustainable returns for their company.
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 involvement which includes employee committees which engage with local partners, skills based volunteering and additional fundraising.
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 Work Ready and Teach First Career Insight sessions. KPMG has also committed to improve access into accountancy for young people from socially deprived backgrounds.
This BITC short guide identifies ten steps companies can take to bring together employee volunteering and learning and development, including tips for implementation and examples from businesses.
Business in the Community advises and supports businesses to create and implement effective Community Investment strategies that works for their business. On this page Business in the Community members can access resources to develop and strengthen their organisation's Community Investment programme.
The Independent Approvals Panel (IAP) scrutinises and checks for any inconsistencies in CommunityMark applications. The panel members are listed below.
46 companies have achieved the CommunityMark since its launch. 38 are currently recognised as upholding this standard of excellence.