2017 Wales Responsible Business Award Winners are announced

June 30, 2017

From a shortlist of 20 companies, Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru has announced the winners of the 2017 Wales Responsible Business Awards.

Costain and Capital Network Solutions were announced as the Wales Responsible Large and Small Responsible Businesses of the Year and five other winners were confirmed in categories covering work in schools, with the next generation of employees, communities, environmental matters and workplace wellbeing.

The announcements were made at the Wales Responsible Business Awards Gala Dinner, held at The SSE SWALEC on Thursday 29 June, a high profile event, hosted by Lucy and Rhodri Owen from BBC Cymru Wales. The awards, managed by Business in the Community (BITC) Cymru, recognise the very best of responsible business and how companies across Wales are making a positive difference to the challenges shared by business and society.

The details of the Winners of the 2017 Wales Responsible Business Awards in full are:

The BITC Cymru Responsible Large Business of the Year Award

  • Costain Group

The Welsh Government Responsible Small Business of the Year Award

  • Capital Network Solutions

The Wales & West Utilities Building Stronger Communities Award

  • Mott MacDonald – Think Future Generations!

The GE Aviation Wales Inspiring Young Talent Award

  • Alun Griffiths Contractors – Apprentice+

The NPTC Group of Colleges Education Award

  • Bouygues UK – The Bouygues UK-Wales Education Programme

The Dŵr Cymru Environmental Leadership Award

  • IKEA Cardiff – Striving for resource and energy independence

The Wellbeing at Work Award, sponsored by Principality Building Society

  • Rhondda Housing Association – The HAPUS Initiative


Full case studies of the Award winners and the shortlisted companies are available online at:


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