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Race Equality in Focus - Responsible Business in Action

by sandra kerr 23 May 2019 - 8:00am

Responsible employers are inclusive employers. Tackling any race disparities in the workplace will provide a potential economic boost to the UK of £24bn annually1.

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Good Work For All: Five steps companies should take to provide good jobs

by Charlotte Gibb 13 May 2019 - 8:00am

Business in the Community is calling on businesses to offer good jobs that offer security, rights and a fair income, along with the opportunity for personal...

Talking about mid-life – how conversations make a difference in the workplace

by Anne Willmot 5 April 2019 - 4:19pm

Anne Willmot, Business in the Community Age Campaign Director writes of the importance of...

Six social benefits of businesses developing a circular service

by Guest Editor 2 April 2019 - 1:15pm

Ann Beavis, Marketing Consultant at Premier Sustain, is a member of Business in the Community’s Circular Economy Taskforce.  Ann explains the social value created from developing a...

Businesses must act to avoid a climate crisis - but there are reasons to be positive

by Gudrun Cartwright 14 March 2019 - 2:10pm

Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director at Business in the Community, on how companies that are proactive in efforts to preserve the environment are reaping rewards.
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Responsible Businesses must act now for skills that are fit for the future

by Rachael Saunders 13 March 2019 - 11:40am

Change is coming: Education Director Rachael Saunders and Employment Director Nicola Inge of Business in the Community on ensuring that companies are not left behind by a transforming...

Alan Thornburrow - Scotland Director BITC

Tackling climate change and generating wealth can go hand in hand says BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow

by Alistair Kerr 11 March 2019 - 10:42am

BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow reflects on a sold-out event in Glasgow recently that brought business leaders together to discuss the significant economic opportunity that exists from...

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UK Foreign Aid is key to responsible business

by Maria Jose Subiela 27 February 2019 - 12:31pm

Maria-Jose Subiela, Global Goals Director at Business in the Community, sets out the two-way relationship between foreign aid and UK business.
 
The UK is a signatory of...

Alan Thornburrow, BITC Scotland Director.

If ever there was an unmissable date for your diary – this is it

by Alistair Kerr 6 February 2019 - 4:47pm

BITC Scotland Director Alan Thornburrow on why Scotland’s Waste to Wealth marks a crucial moment in time.

Another day, another event? Not this one. We all know the clock is ticking on...

Will we live to see the end of the gender pay gap?

by Chloe Chambraud 10 January 2019 - 11:21am

Chloe Chambraud, Gender Equality Director, Business in the Community, on how employers can work towards closing the gender pay gap in 2019
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An important message on Age from Andy Briggs – CEO of Aviva and Chair of the BITC Age Leadership Team

by Guest Editor 2 January 2019 - 1:11pm

Andy Briggs, Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK Insurance, AVIVA PLC and Business in the Community's Age Leadership Team Chair, on why companies must recognise the...

What is BITC membership

2018 has shown what the combined strength of our Membership can achieve!

by Nick.Diamond 19 December 2018 - 3:35pm

Nick Diamond, Business in the Community's Membership Engagement Director, on why 2018 was an exciting year for the Responsible Business agenda and how it demonstrated...

Tin can metamorphising into a pile of coins= Waste to Wealth

BITC's response to UK Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy

by Gudrun Cartwright 18 December 2018 - 12:29pm

Gudrun Cartwright, Environment Director, Business in the Community, responds to the the publication of the UK Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy.
 
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