We are thrilled to be able to announce the companies on the Longlist for The Responsible Business Awards 2018. Each of our Longlist companies have demonstrated their impact and innovation in tackling some of the most pressing issues facing society. We look forward to celebrating the big reveal of the winners at The Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, in partnership with Anglian Water, Responsible Business 2017.
To read the inspirational stories from each of these companies, click on the names below.
The Education Partnership Award
For businesses working in partnership with schools to support young people facing disadvantage to succeed in work and life.
The Unipart Outstanding Employment Award
For businesses who are removing barriers to work and helping people to thrive in good jobs.
The Ageing Workforce Award
For businesses that are succeeding by adapting their workplaces for an ageing workforce.
The Barclays Developing Resilience Award
For businesses supporting SMEs to prepare for, respond to and recover from disruptive events, which in turn, benefits the community in which they operate.
The Connected Places Award
For businesses working in partnership with local communities to address long-term social and economic needs
The Fujitsu Digital Innovation Award
For innovative companies that are spearheading what responsible business means in the digital age and demonstrating a positive impact.
The Environmental Sustainability Award
For businesses that are developing models of smart growth that lead to better use of resources, nurture healthy ecosystems and/or tackle climate change.
The Unilever Global Development Award supported by Business Fights Poverty
For businesses that demonstrate positive impact against one or more of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Cotton On Group in partnership with Business for Development
The UPS International Disaster Relief and Resilience Award supported by DfID
For businesses that are helping communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disaster.
Responsible Business of the Year Award
For pioneering businesses that have integrated sustainability across their business and are demonstrating commercial success as a result
The Gender Equality Award
HM Revenue & Customs