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Business in the Community Scotland’s annual Awards Gala to take place on 28 June

Posted: 8th June 2016

Stand out from the Crowd FINAL

Business in the Community Scotland’s annual Awards Gala will take place on 28 June in the spectacular surroundings of Prestonfield in Edinburgh.

 

The Awards recognise Scotland’s most responsible businesses and employees and celebrate the demonstrable impact of Scottish companies in creating a fairer society and promoting responsible business objectives.

 

Now in their 15th year, Business in the Community Scotland’s prestigious Awards represent the breadth of the growing responsible business movement in Scotland, with categories based upon key issues facing our country:  education, employment, employees and the environment. The awards seek to celebrate companies who make a difference in their community by taking practical action to tackle pressing social and environmental issues.

 

The celebratory Gala dinner and ceilidh will be hosted by comedian Fred MacAulay. To find out more and book your tickets, please follow this link: http://www.bitc.org.uk/scotland/responsible-business-awards-scotland

 

*This year’s finalists are:

Large Company of the Year – Michelin, Amey, State Street, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

SME of the Year – Adopt an Intern, Rabbie’s Small Group Tours, Élan Hair Design

Volunteering Company of the Year – Scottish Gas, Scottish Water, LifeScan Scotland, State Street

Volunteering Team of the Year – Barclays: Life Skills; Clydesdale Bank: Oakgrove Number Partners; Clydesdale Bank: Peek; Clydesdale Bank: Cross Organisational Mentoring

Employee Volunteer of the Year – Ken Heaton, Mitie; Adrian Innes, Clydesdale Bank; Douglas Baillie, Clydesdale Bank; Douglas Peacock, Clydesdale Bank

Closing the Education Gap – Glasgow Caledonian University, SQA, Amey, Michelin

Environmental Leadership – SQA, Rabbie’s Small Group Tours, Kirsty Maguire Architect Ltd, Élan Hair Design

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