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21 October 2014 Posted by Christine Tate, Head of CR
Chris talks about teaming up with National Energy Action on their Community Action Awards, to help eradicate fuel poverty by rewarding innovative projects and partnerships across Britain that help communities fight fuel poverty and save energy.
17 October 2014 Posted by Ivor Gibbons, CR Manager
In today's blog, Ivor discusses our top results from CDP, who represent investors with around a third of the world’s invested capital, for disclosure and action on mitigating climate change. Ivor shares the progress Centica is making to deliver innovative products and services that help customers rdeuce their energy use, bills and carbon emissions as well as how our diverse fuel mix supports these ambitions.
10 October 2014 Posted by Julia Rebholz
In this blog Julia talks about the UK Government's recent addition of The Parliamentary Review for the environment, in which the Prime Minister attributes Britain’s strong recovery to the ongoing hard work of organisations such as Ignite, the UK’s first impact investment fund with a focus on energy, backed by Centrica.
1 October 2014 Posted by Alison Hughes, Head of HR Policy and Diversity
To remain a successful busines, we must invest in creating opportunities for young people but we must also remain committed to retaining our talented older workers who bring with them not only a depth of professional expertise but also valuable life experiences.
19 September 2014 Posted by Iain Heath, Head of Graduates
Having just completed the seventh successful year of the Summer Placement Programme, Iain Heath, Head of Graduates, talks about the valuable role work experience placements can provide young people on their transition from university to the workplace.
16 September 2014 Posted by Jim Rushen
With today being International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Jim Rushen discusses what we are doing across Centrica to ensure our impact on the ozone layer is minimised.
12 September 2014 Posted by Julia Rebholz
Tomorrow is Social Saturday, the first UK national day that encourages us all to buy from Social Businesses which trade for social good. At Centrica, we are big supporters of social businesses which is why we are celebrating this important day. Find out more from Julia about how we are helping social enterprises grow their impact across Britain.
10 September 2014 Posted by Jorge Pikunic
Guest blog from Jorge Pikunic, Managing Director of Smart Metering at British Gas. Jorge focuses on a recent EU directive to reduce energy use by banning certain high-powered household electrical items, arguing that instead, giving people information is what is needed to help them take control of their energy consumption.
9 September 2014 Posted by Ian Peters
It is vital we engage and listen to our customers so that we can respond more effectively to their needs. One of the ways we do this is through the British Gas Customer Board. In this bog, Ian, who sponsors the Customer Board, talks about the key achievements made by the group so far alongside the new agenda of priorities they have created together for the next few years.
8 September 2014 Posted by Jim Rushen
Water is one of the world's most important resources. Centrica recognises this and in the wake of World Water Week last week, Jim Rushen shares news about what Centrica is doing to reduce our impact on water through robust environmental management.
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