Business in the Community Annual Report 2018: find out about our impact and achievements

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Business in the Community exists to build healthy communities with successful businesses at their heart. Read about how we have been doing.

We are The Prince’s Responsible Business Network: a business-led membership organisation for organisations which want to publicly demonstrate their commitment to acting responsibly and invest in building a better society. Many of the FTSE 100 are active members and we reach hundreds more employers through our range of campaigns.

Some of our achievements in 2017/2018: 

Over 700 businesses engaged through workshops, webinars, projects and other support 13,715 occasions when organisations received support 4,713 individual community organisations have received support (includes schools)
400,000 more older workers in work in the last two years - meaning we are on track to reach our target of 1m
more older workers by 2022
£48.3M has been leveraged into communities in cash, in-kind donations and volunteering, including the value of the Business Connectors themselves
6,000 downloads of our Age toolkits and resources 286 Business Connectors have supported 134 communities
128 pieces of media coverage of the Gender campaign secured between July 2017 and June 2018 28,800 young people reached through Business Class in last 10 years
2,000 people attended Future Proof workshops and events nationwide Over 347 clients supported with work placements so far this year
20 employers collaborating in our flagship Cross Organisational Mentoring Circles 428,034 Number of times readers reached with The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018 supplement
36,000 BITC/Public Health England toolkit suite downloads Over 10,000 people responded to our Equal Lives survey and over 80 took part in interviews and focus groups
11,000 people completed the Mental Health at Work survey 24,000 people shared their experiences of race in the workplace
16 organisations hosted our Same But Different exhibition which illustrates the concept of intersectionality
and celebrates the diversity of women
1,800 views on the Good Work for All hub
581 Business Class partnerships with 1170 businesses since 2008 824,000 roles made more accessible through Ban the Box
More than 80 companies working to develop Circular Office solutions Over 200 sustainability reviews conducted for warrant holders of the Royal Household




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