Northumbrian Water group ticks the responsibility boxes

Northumbrian Water Group has been hailed as one of the most responsible firms in the UK after winning a double hat-trick of awards from Business in the Community

Nortumbrian Water Group has been hailed as one of the most responsible firms in the UK
Nortumbrian Water Group has been hailed as one of the most responsible firms in the UK

Northumbrian Water Group has been hailed as one of the most responsible firms in the UK after winning a double hat-trick of awards from Business in the Community.

An awards ceremony held in Gateshead’s Lancastrian Suite saw the Newcastle-based firm win six certificates, including a reaccreditation of one of Business in the Community’s (BITC) coveted national Big Ticks for its education work.

It also won employee volunteering company of the Year, a Platinum Plus Big Tick, honour of climate change champion and a Platinum Plus Big Tick in the Responsible Business of the Year Awards, a national award.

The firm now goes head-to-head with 10 other organisations to have won the Responsible Business accolade at regional level, at the national BITC awards at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday.

A spokesman for the firm said: “It’s a massive achievement for us and we are thrilled. It’s such a huge effort and it shows how we do business.”

Business in the Community’s flagship annual award celebrates large businesses that are going beyond incremental change and effecting transformational change.

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