Shortlist Announced for the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018


Every year in June, Business in the Community Cymru comes together with responsible businesses from across Wales to celebrate the very best of business – and the very best of Wales – from music to food and to talent. With over 300 leading figures from the Welsh private, public and voluntary sectors due to attend, the Gala Dinner is an evening of unprecedented business networking, filled with inspirational stories of responsible companies which are helping to build a more sustainable country and economy.

You will be able to celebrate the best of responsible business with the 2018 shortlist.

The 2018 Shortlist

Twenty-two companies from across Wales have been recognised with a place on the shortlist for the Wales Responsible Business Awards 2018, sponsored by Swansea University School of Management. These are (by category):

The BITC Cymru Responsible Large Business of the Year Award

  • ACT Training
  • Cardiff Business School

The Welsh Government Responsible SME of the Year Award

  • Brecon Carreg Mineral Water
  • Complete Background Screening
  • Dulas
  • IDP Education

The NPTC Group of Colleges Education Award

  • Buffoon Film and Media
  • Melin Homes
  • Principality Building Society

The Wales & West Utilities Community Partnership Award

  • Boots UK
  • IDP Education
  • IKEA Cardiff
  • Principality Building Society

The ACT Training Talent Development Award

  • Do Digital Realities
  • Trivallis

The Dŵr Cymru Environment Award

  • Castell Howell Foods
  • Toyota Manufacturing UK

The Volunteering Impact in Wales Award

  • Companies House
  • Scarlet Design International
  • Trivallis

The Wellbeing at Work Award in Wales

  • Bluestone National Park Resort
  • Capital Law LLP

In addition, Alun Griffiths, Capital Network Solutions, Companies House, Costain, IKEA Cardiff and Rhondda Housing Association all successfully reaccredited award success from 2017. By completing this process, these companies have all demonstrated the continuing impact of responsible business programmes and activities.

The Awards

The Wales Responsible Business Awards, sponsored by Swansea University School of Management, which are the longest-running, most prestigious programme to recognise responsible business practices, identify and celebrate companies which are making a positive difference to the economic, social and environmental challenges Wales faces.

From creating stronger links with communities to building more inclusive workplaces; from supporting young people into employment, to leading the way on sustainable resource management, the Awards are an opportunity for Welsh business to stand up and be counted as some of the most responsible companies across the country.

The 2018 Awards are proudly sponsored by: