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Farmland

Healthy ecosystems are vital to ensuring clean and safe water, nutrient rich, stable soil for farmers and for the long-term health of indigenous wildlife and biodiversity. All...

Published: December 2017
Water

As a result of climate change, population growth and increased urbanisation, cities across the UK increasingly face flooding, drought, water pollution and health problems...

Published: December 2017
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Rural African communities continue to benefit from SunnyMoney’s unique model that brings clean and affordable light to the masses, helping to eradicate dirty kerosene lamps...

Published: July 2017
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What if we could harness people’s intellectual capital, instead of replacing them with automation?

Published: July 2017
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Why Cisco spends $3.5m a year to maintain a dedicated disaster relief team

Published: July 2017

Esh Group offers free toolkits for local schools to stimulate interest in STEM among girls – and safeguard its industry against skills shortages in the future.

Published: July 2017
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Dragon LNG has taken community engagement to another level by servicing the real education needs of young people across Pembrokeshire.

Published: July 2017
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Barclays’ opens door for older-generation to make the most of apprenticeships

Published: July 2017

Bands getting lost at music venues. That was the initial frustration for what3words founder Chris Sheldrick, who organised live music events all over the world.

Published: July 2017
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Through its Love Every Drop strategy, the regional water business has a plan that will see it achieve net carbon neutrality by the middle of the century.

Published: July 2017
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With £20bn being invested in the UK’s energy infrastructure, there is a need for a new source of enthusiastic employees. And National Grid believes it...

Published: July 2017
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Making hens comfortable and able to 'range' further is boosting production for the organic, free-range egg business.

Published: July 2017

What if you never had a failed parcel delivery ever again? Parcelly is taking strides to make it happen.

Published: July 2017

Recognising the trauma faced by small business owners in the aftermath of flooding, Adler & Allan’s response service is helping to build resilience and provide some much-...

Published: July 2017
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Tesco’s surplus food redistribution scheme has so far donated 5.7 million meals to 3,500 charities across the UK – with minimal impact on sales or store operations. Here’s how...

Published: July 2017

Read how this company is achieving big cost savings while delivering a low-carbon network for the country

Published: July 2017
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WaterHealth’s decentralised system can purify contaminated water for rural communities everywhere, supporting the 1.8 billion people without access to safe drinking water.

Published: July 2017
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The creative communications agency has integrated a range of environmental goals into the business, and given staff ‘headspace’ to think more creatively about how to stay on...

Published: July 2017
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How can charities serve their beneficiaries using data?  Aimia’s Data Philanthropy initiative is helping charities become more efficient and better win...

Published: June 2017
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To combat older-worker stereotypes – and make the most of the wealth of experience and knowledge on offer – the UK bank’s programme to support its growing number of employees...

Published: June 2017

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