Impact stories

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Hermes Investment Management aim to deliver excellent returns responsibly. The company has created a pledge to always put clients first, and act responsibly and transparently....

Published: June 2016
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National Grid is working with local partners to transform the way they manage their landholdings, improving biodiversity and conservation as well as adding value to their...

Published: June 2016
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John Pulsford Associates Limited (JPA) is reducing waste and making savings by offering furniture repair and recycling services.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
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Veolia is tackling resource scarcity and climate change by challenging its staff to develop innovative products which reuse materials while opening up new revenue streams.

Published: June 2016
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Élan Hair Design transformed their salon into an award-winning eco-friendly business by investing in new technologies and devising new waste management systems.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
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WSP | Parsons is making sure that its building and infrastructure projects are future fit and sustainable through research into environmental, economic and social trends.

Published: June 2016
Categories: Global Goals
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The InterContinental Hotels Group mobilises the full resources of its hotels around the world to support communities, guests and employees in areas affected by disasters.

Published: June 2016
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Smart e-Money Inc. provided a way for typhoon survivors to access critical aid payments using mobile technology, giving many their first chance to access formal banking...

Published: June 2016
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Through innovation and strong partnership Xylem Inc. have delivered clean water and sanitation to people affected by disasters worldwide, and helped them to mitigate future...

Published: June 2016
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More than 400 young people from disadvantaged backgrounds have been recruited onto the life changing Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards programme by Amey, which provides public...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Healthy Communities
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Thanks to consultantcy PwC’s school engagement strategy, almost 6,000 young people, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, have been given the skills and confidence they need to...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
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WISE is a ground-breaking programme that educates, engages and employs young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and supports them into the world of work. Run by...

Published: June 2016
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GSK and Save the Children have reached 1.3 million children across 37 countries with lifesaving medical interventions since the launch of their global partnership in 2013....

Published: June 2016
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By installing solar lamps, stoves, and water filters Pollinate Energy is delivering safe, green, affordable electricity to urban communities in India and growing its business...

Published: June 2016
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As part of Primark's aim to use only sustainably produced cotton the company is training farmers in India to adopt more sustainable methods, enabling them to increase their...

Published: June 2016
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By taking healthcare into the community GEEL Medical Services is working to reduce the maternal mortality rate in rural Uganda and helping girls delay motherhood.

Published: June 2016
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Children from one of Britain’s poorest areas are improving their prospects of finding work thanks to a partnership between investment bank Rothschild and schools in deprived...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
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Siemens integrated programme aims to inspire the next generation of engineers. The Curiosity Project is playing a role in nurturing the five million new STEM graduates the UK...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
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Pupils aged 11-18 in one of the poorest areas of the UK are receiving practical and financial support thanks to a partnership between car maker Ford and Robert Clack School....

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education
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EDF Energy’s Big Energy Project has shown students, teachers and the wider public how to reduce their energy consumption and save money. The project also teaches valuable...

Published: June 2016
Categories: Education

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