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9 July 2019 - 8:36pm
​Boots UK scoops top prize as Responsible Business of the Year Read more
28 June 2019 - 9:00am
Wales’ most responsible businesses were recognised last night at Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru’s Wales Responsible Business Awards 2019 dinner. Read more
12 June 2019 - 1:11pm
Coinciding with today’s commitment from the Government to achieve net zero carbon by 2050, Business in the Community has launched a Net Zero Carbon Taskforce, chaired by the CEO of Drax Group’s B2B energy supply businesses, to ensure companies across the UK can play a greater role in combatting the climate crisis. Read more
12 June 2019 - 1:00am
Wales is a world leader in recycling, but there’s more we can do to realise the opportunities of a circular economy - and BITC Cymru is today convening over 100 Welsh businesses at its Waste to Wealth summit to plan the way ahead.  Read more
11 June 2019 - 9:56am
Sandra Kerr CBE, race equality director at Business in the Community (BITC), the Prince’s responsible business network, has been named as a Commander of the British Empire in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to equality and diversity. This honour is the latest mark of recognition for Sandra’s tireless commitment to addressing racial inequality in the workplace in the UK. Read more
7 June 2019 - 11:19am
The National Lottery Community Fund is investing more than £2 million of National Lottery funding on a project to support older people to remain in or return to work in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Read more
28 May 2019 - 2:27pm
Following the announcement today by the Ministry of Justice that they will be extending temporary release for prisoners to help them return to the workforce after their release, Business in the Community have issued the follow announcement. Read more
14 May 2019 - 2:06pm
In response to the launch of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Deaton Review today, Catherine Sermon, director of campaigns at Business in the Community, said: Read more
2 May 2019 - 1:19pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, 2 May 2019 Last weekend the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, declared a climate emergency during her speech at the SNP conference in Edinburgh. Read more
2 May 2019 - 10:29am
In response to yesterday's Westminster MP vote to declare a climate and environmental emergency, following on the heels of Scotland and Wales and the UK’s Climate Change Committee today making it clear that we can get to net zero carbon emissions by 20 Read more
2 May 2019 - 9:00am
Companies can take simple steps to employ more refugees and enable them to better integrate in the UK and contribute to economy Read more
1 May 2019 - 12:00pm
Twenty-three Welsh companies are being hailed for taking action to build inclusive workplaces, stronger communities and address environmental challenges in Wales.     Read more
29 April 2019 - 11:40am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, 29th April 2019  Read more
29 April 2019 - 1:00am
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Monday, 29th April 2019  Read more
17 April 2019 - 10:08am
In response to today’s publication of an open letter from Mark Carney and Villeroy De Galhau accompanying the launch of a report from the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS), Gudrun Cartwright, environment director at Business in the Community, said: Read more
4 April 2019 - 12:01am
Gender pay gap reporting alone is not enough and should include a clear narrative and action plan with time-bound targets. Action plans need to be communicated transparently internally and externally. Read more
11 March 2019 - 3:42pm
Matt Appleby, BITC Cymru director, says that humanity has just 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe – and we have to work together to do so   Read more
27 February 2019 - 4:43pm
​It was announced in Prime Ministers Questions today that the government will create a fund for £1.6 billion that will include town deals. The announcement, part of the government’s commitment to town regeneration is one that the Blackpool Pride of Place Partnership under the umbrella of Business in the Community, welcomes wholeheartedly. Read more
25 February 2019 - 4:11pm
Business in the Community, The Prince’s Responsible Business Network, has announced that it has appointed Drake Dubin, Commissioner at the US/UK Fulbright Commission, as its new Chief Operating Officer. Read more
21 February 2019 - 10:25am
Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network - challenged business to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent catastrophic climate change at the Waste to Wealth event, held at Glasgow’s 2 Read more

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