Tackling In-Work Poverty

SBC is working with businesses across the country to tackle in-work poverty.

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Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) works with our members and partners to strengthen communities so people can thrive, businesses can flourish sustainably and Scotland is a greener place in which to live.

SSE delivers £4.5M boost to communities

21 August 2014: Scottish Business in the Community member SSE has published its first community investment annual review – Responsible Neighbour, Sustainable Partner. The report shows that SSE renewable energy funds delivered over £4.5m in support for community projects during 2013/2014. The report also reveals that for each £1 awarded by SSE through its grant-making […]

A new definition of wealth and prosperity for Scotland

20 August 2014: SBC was delighted to sit on a steering group for Oxfam, the results of which are now being delivered and discussed around the world. Dr Katherine Trebeck, Oxfam Policy and Research Advisor delivered a TEDx speech examining how our economic model has failed on too many counts and what it might take […]

2014 Scottish Business Diversity Awards launched

18 August 2014: The Scottish Union of Supported Employment (SUSE) has announced the launch of its annual Scottish Business Diversity Awards 2014. The awards are an ideal opportunity for organisations to celebrate their diversity practices, and to recognise the achievements of managers, workplaces, and individuals who refuse to accept that disability should be a barrier […]

Bids invited for £20m renewable energy fund

18 August 2014: The Scottish Government has announced the extension of the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme to include local energy projects. From today, local partnerships including community groups, charities, local authorities, housing associations, universities and businesses can apply to set up low-carbon energy pilot projects in their areas. The new fund coincides with the […]