B4 Responsible Business Day

B4 Responsible Business Day

It’s Responsible Business Day at B4. So we’re highlighting some recent and not so recent articles and press releases posted by B4 members over the past year or so.

twin town racers at Blenheim


Brendon Cross is the public face of STL, he’s also the founder of the phenomenal Twin Town charity event.


From waste to (social) wealth

Government figures estimate that five million tonnes of plastic are used each year in the UK, half of this is packaging, and just 45% of it is recycled.

Emmaus Oxford

Emmaus supports formerly homeless people [known as Companions] by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to get themselves back on their feet again. For many people who experience homelessness, one of the biggest obstacles they must overcome is a loss of self-esteem.

Creating a SpecialEffect

There’s delighted laughter coming from the Accessible Games Room at the headquarters of Charlbury-based charity SpecialEffect.

Learning Support the role of the trustee in an education charity

Being a trustee is a serious commitment, but it’s very rewarding.

Transforming Lives Through Ethical IT Recycling

Transforming Lives Through Ethical IT Recycling

What happens to your IT equipment when your business no longer has a use for it?

Change of use secured for Oxfordshire Community Foundation

The Westgate Fund enables John Lewis to be a good neighbour to the Oxford community

The Westgate Fund was established in 2017 with a £125,000 donation from John Lewis, and is held and managed by Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF). Since then it has funded 18 different community initiatives across Oxford.

Oxfordshire businesses shine

Oxfordshire businesses shine

B4 has been a great window through which to view the continued and growing shift businesses are making to embed more positive social and environmental purpose at the heart of what they do, and I have been proud to support B4 in this direction too.

BIO2020 Official Charity Partner – SpecialEffect

BIO2020 Official Charity Partner – SpecialEffect

It is our huge pleasure to confirm that SpecialEffect will be BIO2020’s official charity partner.

Aspire Oxford

Aspire’s Spring Newsletter 2020

Thank you for your support! Our Emergency Appeal has received an incredible response, with a remarkable £51,000 donated so far. We are so grateful to everyone who has made such generous donations.

Do something amazing

Take 2: An open letter to professional footballers from the people who support you, to do something amazing

Every morning, football fans listen to the radio and hear how difficult it is for professional football players to take a cut during this period to help those in desperate need of support…key workers, individuals who can’t get food, charities…the list goes on.