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International Disaster Relief

The frequency and intensity of disasters will increase over the coming decades, and globalisation means the impacts of those disasters on business are increasingly evident. Business is now being called upon to scale up its response to such events by internal and external stakeholders.

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Addressing International Disaster Relief and Resilience

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Call for employers to help older workers become ‘digital adopters’

27 November 2017 - 11:30pm
  Survey of nearly 2,000 workers finds over-50s not being trained in skills needed for the digital economy Older workers also less likely to feel informed about impact of automation and technology on their jobs Employers must do more to train and upskill older workers and prepare them for the...

Business Engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals: The Global Challenge; the Global Opportunity

18 July 2017 - 4:57pm
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (The Goals or SDGs), provide a comprehensive framework for action, that must be taken to end extreme poverty, inequality and address climate change by 2030. According to research delivering The Goals has the potential to unlock $12 trillion in business...
Environment 25 Year Plan

The Government 25 Year Environment Plan

15 January 2018 - 1:58pm
Business in the Community welcomes the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, launched by the Prime Minister last week as a cross Governmental strategy with...
Jeremy Darroch

Business in the Community Chair and Sky Group CEO Jeremy Darroch appointed as WWF UK Ambassador

5 January 2018 - 3:54pm
Business in the Community is delighted that Jeremy Darroch, Sky Group CEO, has been appointed as WWF UK Ambassador. This follows his recent appointment as our Chair at the beginning of this year. Amanda Mackenzie OBE, Chief Executive of Business in the Community, commented: “We are proud that our...

Regaining confidence through Ready for Work

2 January 2018 - 4:03pm
Single mum Kara had been out of work for six years before she found out about Ready for Work. In her late teens Kara had worked as a cleaner, but when she had her son she had to...
Jeremy Darroch joins Business in the Community as Chairman

Jeremy Darroch joins Business in the Community as new Chair

13 November 2017 - 8:48am
Jeremy Darroch, CEO Sky takes over the Chair role at Business in the Community from January next year and will be instrumental in helping us to build healthy communities with successful businesses at their heart. Jeremy has been in his current role at Sky since 2007, driving consistent business...

Careers advice has come a long way

9 November 2017 - 2:31pm
Lowri ap Robert shares her experiences of careers advice and how it has changed beyond all recognition since her school days According to social commentators and Blur, modern life is rubbish. And yes, there is an awful lot about life in 2017 which is not so great. I won’t even begin to reel off...
ITP Four Goals

Call to hotel sector to cut carbon footprint by 90% to meet 2-degree climate threshold

8 November 2017 - 1:28pm
A new report from the International Tourism Partnership (ITP) reveals that the hotel sector must reduce its carbon footprint by 90% by 2050, in order to play its part in keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. Read more.

What next for Business in the Community and Education?

6 November 2017 - 8:34pm
Rachael Saunders, Education Director at Business in the Community, on the change that is needed to make the most of the talent and ability of every child in the UK I have been Education Director at Business in the Community for 61 days – I am counting! There is a huge depth of knowledge...

Knowledge and skills are just as valuable as digging and decorating

2 November 2017 - 12:22pm
Painting, decorating, gardening – or coding? Communities can benefit from all kinds of skills that volunteers have to offer. Read more.


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