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Creating a positive impact in our community – what responsible businesses and their supply chain can achieve together

by Web Editor 27 July 2018 - 12:00am

Chris Newsome, Director of Asset Management at Anglian Water shares his thoughts on how Anglian Water has an emotional connection to the community that it not only...

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The alignment between government and business is essential if we are to realise inclusive growth

by Alistair Kerr 23 July 2018 - 10:30am

BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on leading a conversation around responsible business conduct at the OECD in Paris.

When the invitation arrived to lead a...

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Harnessing digital technology to reduce natural disaster damage

by Web Editor 20 July 2018 - 8:07pm

Fujitsu's global joint project to mitigate major natural disaster damage

Natural disasters which are exacerbated by climate change, not only devastate key infrastructure...

Business in the Community response to ITN publishing their ethnicity pay gap

by sandra kerr 19 July 2018 - 11:38am

In response to ITN publishing their ethnicity pay gap, Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equality Director, Business in the Community, said: “By publishing their ethnicity pay gap figures, ITN has joined a...

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Women and Equalities Committee report on older workers and employment - BITC responds

by Anne Willmot 17 July 2018 - 9:40am

On 17th July 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee published its report on...

Ban the box

Why do I think Ban the Box is a good idea?

by Charlotte Gibb 13 July 2018 - 1:07pm

This post was originally published by Michaela Booth on her blog Michaela Movement. It highlights the impact of the...

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The unintended consequences of doing the right thing

by Gudrun Cartwright 11 July 2018 - 4:38pm

Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director, Business in the Community on how businesses can minimise the risk of the unintended consequences to the environment ...

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The Responsible Business Awards Gala 2018: An evening of Great Expectations

by Web Editor 4 July 2018 - 11:34am

Amanda Mackenzie, Chief Executive, Business in the Community, reflects on the success of the 2018 Responsible Business Awards Gala Awards Dinner. ...

Women on boards – The debate is still muddled and the same voracity must now be applied to the pipeline

by Chloe Chambraud 27 June 2018 - 10:48am

  • Employers must not see being on target as ‘job done’
  • We need to help talented women starting out today get to the C-Suite tomorrow
  • If we don’t...

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Transforming the Royal Albert Hall for the Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner 2018

by O'Brien Alexis 20 June 2018 - 9:56am

Read how one of the country’s most prestigious buildings will undergo its dramatic transformation to host this year’s Responsible Business Awards

On 3 July one of London’s...

A small company making a big difference: We are Vista, small Responsible Business 2017

by Web Editor 12 June 2018 - 8:25am

  • Review of internal communications
  • ...

Fair opportunities for all: A strategy to reduce pay gaps in Britain

Equal Lives: Are some lives more equal than others?

by Chloe Chambraud 11 June 2018 - 3:27pm

We believe that in order to achieve gender equality in the workplace, we need to achieve gender equality at home. This is why Business in the Community, in partnership with Santander UK, launched...

Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

by Guest Editor 11 June 2018 - 9:00am

National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce.

• Did you know that...

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Are you equipped to support and retain the carers in your workforce?

by Anne Willmot 11 June 2018 - 9:00am

National Carers Week (11-17 June) and the launch of the Governments new Carer’s Action Plan is the perfect time to look at how you support the carers in your workforce.

• Did you know that...

World Oceans Day – Eight steps every business can take to make a difference

by Gudrun Cartwright 8 June 2018 - 6:00am

Plastic is an incredible material that makes modern life possible.  However, recent months have seen the impact plastic waste is having on our oceans brought to the fore.  From Sky’s Ocean Rescue...

World Environment Day 2018

by Gudrun Cartwright 5 June 2018 - 11:34am

On World Environment Day 2018, Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community reflects on how businesses can take simple actions to start...

Healthy communities, healthy environments

by Gudrun Cartwright 20 May 2018 - 5:53am


Gudrun Cartwright, Business in the Community Environment Director invites all businesses to...

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Mental health affects everyone directly or indirectly; share your experiences on Mental Health

by Louise Aston 13 May 2018 - 10:33pm

Louise Aston, Business in the Community Wellbeing Director encourages everyone to take the Mental Health at Work survey as mental health effects everyone. ...

It’s all on the Map

by Stephen Farrant 26 April 2018 - 9:15pm

Stephen Farrant, Director of Sustainability, Innovation and Sectors on why purpose-driven leaders are essential. 

It seems as though map reading, much like driving cars and...

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