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“We are delighted to support this year’s National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards as we celebrate the successes and achievements of businesses from across the country. CSR is an important way for businesses to demonstrate their commitments to maintaining high standards in their sectors and industries, and wider communities.” Graham Chaston, Business Development Director
“Authentic corporate social responsibility is business-essential – not just a ‘nice to have’– creating positive legacies for communities and environments, as well as building public trust in sustainable businesses. Integrated, effective sustainability is about making tomorrow a better place, so we’re delighted to support the National CSR Awards and celebrate outstanding examples of responsible business” David Picton, Chief Sustainability Officer
Elmbridge Business Network (EBN) have sponsored the awards, enabling us to invite local organisations and initiatives to contribute to the CSR Showcase. EBN is a committee membership initiative giving elected business representatives the opportunity to have a voice for their town or business park in the borough of Elmbridge.
EBN brings together business groups from across the Borough to work with the local councils and other public services to work on initiatives that promote the local economy.
Businesses can become a member of the EBN for free and there are now over 450 members.
Mercedes-Benz World will play host to the inaugural National CSR Awards on the 6th March 2014. The CSR Showcase will take prime position on the first floor exhibition hall; an airy and spacious environment which benefits from natural daylight, air conditioning and full accessibility for disabled guests. It also boasts views overlooking Brooklands and the Mercedes-Benz handling circuit.
Brooklands Museum will be hosting a low-carbon emission and electric vehicle demonstration. Visit the Museum during the AM or PM 90 minute session and have the chance to test drive one of the cars from an impressive line-up of eco-friendly vehicles. A full list will be announced shortly… don’t forget your driving licence!
Brooklands Hotel will be offering discounted BAR (Best Available Rates) for the Thursday night and £99 per room for the Friday night when quoting ‘CSR Awards’. We will also be gathering at the Hotel after the event finishes for a drinks reception in the bar from 5pm. To make a room reservation, please contact Ceri Richardson:firstname.lastname@example.org or call Reservations on 01932 335710.
The Carbon Trust is an independent company with a mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low-carbon economy. The Carbon Trust:
Dunstans Publishing Limited was formed in March 1999 to provide news and analysis on issues and trends in corporate social responsibility. Originally established in the UK market, it now provides information on CSR and SRI for companies, investors, professional service organizations and institutions worldwide. It is an independent company. Each year Dunstans Publishing donates one per cent of its profits to charity.
We are a charity that brings people together and inspires them to take practical environmental action. We work out the impact of their actions and share their stories so more people are inspired to change.
Working with businesses, schools and communities, we provide behaviour change programmes that help people live more sustainably. Since 1993, our award-winning partnerships have helped 750,000 people make practical changes for the environment. Through our events and communications, we’ve influenced a further 4 million people.
Our programmes are the UK’s only environmental behaviour change projects supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
eConnect cars will be operating a courtesy service for visitors, between Mercedes-Benz World and Weybridge Station.
eConnect cars provide a tailor made solution for your business from a pre-booked private hire service to a dedicated fleet, providing on-demand, chauffeur driven, door-to-door mobility using all electric vehicles.
ECO Action Games will be bringing their unique initiatives, including their renowned ‘eco action trumps’ to the CSR Showcase, educating you on the impact you have on our environment in a fun and engaging way. Why not get a head-start and download the app! Just type in ‘eco action trumps’.
“We want people to enjoy doing their bit to help fight climate change and reduce their impact on the planet. Our aim is to take the existing, negative image of green living and give it an aspirational, 21st century re-boot. We believe engaging people in environmental fun and games is a new, fresh, positive approach that has potential to reach sectors of society that have been previously turned off by the traditional, depressing, environmental messaging of old.”
Let Them Talk is a professional video production company dedicated to getting your voice heard. We are a collective of creatives and tech geeks passionate about creating original, high quality media content. LTT work closely with clients in the belief that intelligent video can be used not only to document progress but to inspire it. Our simple 1 for 1 offering means for every video we do for our corporate clients we highlight a charity or cause on their behalf, for free. It’s video storytelling for change.
Boost Marketing have helped over 200 different companies, including over twenty FTSE 350 brands as well as numerous smaller businesses to enter awards. As the world’s first ‘Award Entry Consultancy’, helping businesses enter awards successfully is what we do for a living – day in day out since June 2006 – and we have naturally become really rather good at it, even if we say so ourselves.
OfficeTeam sees Corporate Social Responsibility as part of a continuing process of building long-term value. We recognise good Corporate Social Responsibility encompasses environmental, social and economic issues embracing all aspects of sustainable development and the way we affect people through our business operations. As part of this, OfficeTeam is aiming to enrich the communities and the environment our staff and customers are part of. Being one of the UK’s leading office services and products providers, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the local communities and environments in which we work within. As such, we are delighted to support the 2015 National CSR Awards.
Ed Gillespie is Co-Founder of Futerra, one of the world’s only communications consultancies to specialise solely in sustainable development and corporate social responsibility. He has shaped and driven the creative direction of Futerra’s work since its foundation 13 years ago.
Aside from writing regularly for the Guardian, Ed is a highly sought after public speaker and lecturer, renowned for his memorable and entertaining presentations laced with refreshing humour and wit.
Since 2001, he has presented all over the world – from Hong Kong to Bratislava, from Korea to Auckland. And he’s been heard by every kind of audience, from the UN and national governments, to multinational corporations and campaigning organisations.
Ed is author of ‘Only Planet – a flight-free adventure around the world’, Chairman of European Rail Business Loco2, a London Sustainable Development Commissioner, and Director of Zero Carbon Food and carbon emissions campaigning organisation Sandbag. He’s also an investor in FoodTrade.
Environment Industry Magazine is the UK’s leading B2B environment magazine which is rapidly acquiring a reputation as a ‘Voice of Industry’ with editorial contributions from the most significant and prominent experts in their industries. It is the only publication, which covers every aspect of the environmental arena, and treats this rapidly growing sector as an industry in its own right.
Sustainable News shares news and information relating to Sustainable, Green, Eco, Renewable, Recycling, Solar and Wind. Sustainable Times magazine is distributed to over 30,000 subscribed readers and over 3000 copies are downloaded monthly.
We run bespoke programmes for companies that want to build strong senior executive teams with expertise, commitment and a passion for what they do. The voluntary sector is a great place to hone those qualities. We see a world where skilled volunteering is seen as a normal part of everyone’s work, encouraged and supported by employers and given due recognition by society as a whole. We fulfil this through connecting the skills and talents of people around the world with organisations in civil society best able to utilise them, creating a lasting, sustainable impact. As a result, we help charities, social enterprises and international NGOs to build capacity by accessing skilled volunteers and Trustees through our corporate programmes.