Retail is an exciting, diverse and dynamic industry undergoing transformational change. The BRC is at the forefront – enhancing, assisting, informing and shaping. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the industry and to the customers it serves. Our broad range of stakeholders demonstrates how retailing touches almost every aspect of our culture.

The BRC leads the industry and works with our members to shape debates and influence issues and opportunities that will help make that positive difference. We care about the careers of people who work in our industry, the communities retail touches and competitiveness as a fundamental principle of the industry’s success – our 3Cs.

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Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

The Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS) is the UK’s professional body for everyone committed to responsible and sustainable business. Established by practitioners for practitioners, the Institute ensures that individuals and organisations in the corporate responsibility and sustainability sector have the recognition and support they needed to be brilliant in their work. We offer two types of membership: Individual and Organisational. We help Individual Members develop their careers by setting professional standards, qualifying their experience, recognising their achievements and supporting them through continuing professional development. We enable Organisational Members to build their CRS capacity by hosting regular events, seminars and meet ups where members can share best practice with other like-minded companies, expand their professional networks and demonstrate their organisation’s commitment to responsible and sustainable business. The ICRS secretariat is provided by Carnstone Partners LLP.

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IEMA is the home of over 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals from around the globe. Its role is to support individuals and organisations to set, recognise and achieve global sustainability standards and practice. As an organisation IEMA is independent and international, gathering members’ views and experience to deliver evidence to governments, information to business, inspiration to employers and great stories to the media that demonstrate how to transform the world to sustainability.

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Corporate Citizenship Briefing

Corporate Citizenship Briefing are a global management consultancy specialising in sustainability and corporate responsibility, and work with corporate clients around the world to achieve their commitments to responsible business behaviours and sustainable practices.

Corporate Citizenship was founded in 1997 and we now operate across offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Santiago and Singapore. Our team have decades of experience between them and we are proud to be one of the catalysts for the positive and incredible change in companies’ attitudes towards sustainability and responsibility.

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CDP is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. CDP works with market forces, including 767 institutional investors with assets of US$92 trillion, to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest risk commodities information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions.

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