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Business in the Community (UK+Derivatives)

  • Andrea CucciaEmail author
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DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02006-4_705-1
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Synonyms

Definition

Business in the Community (BITC) is one of the Prince’s Charities and the UK’s largest business-led membership organizations committed to promote corporate responsibility practices (Idowu 2013).

This organization undertakes to work with businesses to drive change, thus responding effectively to growing concerns such as community engagement, unemployment, diversity, and circular economy. In concrete terms, BITC seeks to trigger a change in the perception of their members and to fuel their commitment to the well-being of the society. To this end, it provides businesses with expert advice and specialist resources, and it is committed to shed light on best practices by convening, sharing learning, and publicly recognizing valuable performance across its influential network (BITC 2017).

Concerning its institutional status, BITC constitutes a public benefit entity complying with FRS 102, and it emerges as a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity in...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political Science and International Relations (DEMS)University of PalermoPalermoItaly

Section editors and affiliations

  • Eila Jeronen
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EducationUniversity of OuluTampereFinland