Impact stories

Use the filters to search our impact story library for examples of businesses gaining benefits from creating a positive impact.

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Thames Water is partnering with stakeholders and local authorities to fund £60 million of surface water management schemes including green spaces, removing hard, impermeable...

Published: December 2018
Waste water to renewable energy

As Northumbrian Water’s Wastewater Director, Richard Warneford, leads the company’s treatment works and sludge activities, which have evolved into an industry-leading renewable...

Published: December 2018
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The construction sector and commercial property occupiers are resource-hungry and responsible for 64% of all waste generated in the UK. JLL, sees itself as having an important...

Published: November 2018
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Interface, a designer and maker of carpet tile, shows its commitment to the circular office through its ReEntry scheme - where its old products enjoy a second life in places...

Published: November 2018
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How Donna found work with Costain 

Published: October 2018
Categories: Employment, Ex-offenders
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How Colin broke the cycle of reoffending 

Published: October 2018
Categories: Employment, Ex-offenders
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How recruiters are changing the outlook for jobseekers with criminal convictions

Published: October 2018
Categories: Employment, Ex-offenders

Read how companies such as Costain, Tideway and North Midland Construction are developing tailored approaches for directly recruiting ex-offenders from prisons 

Published: October 2018
Categories: Ex-offenders
Shadow of unknown woman

The Mental Health at Work 2018 report in conjunction with Mercer found that 11% of respondents who disclosed a mental health issue faced disciplinary action, demotion or...

Published: October 2018
Shadow of unknown woman

The Mental Health at Work 2018 report in conjunction with Mercer found that 11% of respondents who disclosed a mental health issue faced disciplinary action, demotion or...

Published: October 2018
Shadow of unknown man

The Mental Health at Work 2018 report, in conjunction with Mercer, found that 30% of managers report do not have any workplace facilities or services that could help wellbeing...

Published: October 2018
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Deloitte's Time Out scheme enables all employees to achieve a better balance between career and personal commitments

Published: September 2018
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Centrica is one of the few large organisations with a signature policy of a month’s carers leave, where annual leave will be matched by the company to support time out to care...

Published: September 2018
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Elena Fatisi, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant at Santander UK, on how Santander UK are putting Equal Lives into practice

Published: September 2018
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De Ceuvel is Amsterdam’s ‘living lab’ for circular urban development. A regenerated urban space that focuses on cutting edge technology, sustainability and community...

Published: August 2018
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Margaret, aged 57 from East London, has now got her first full time job in 10 years at M&S Dalston thanks to Business in the Community programme ‘Marks & Start’.

Published: June 2018
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Lloyds Banking Group is Responsible Business of the Year, building on a 250-year legacy with clear social purpose.

Published: April 2018

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