Taking the time to give back
We are not just proud of what we do as a business, we are proud of what we give back to the international communities we support and are committed to continuing to do so. We are devoted to supporting our colleagues, local communities around the globe and being an environmentally conscious corporation.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Making a positive impact, responsibly
Corporate Social Responsibility
As a global language services provider, the company recognises the importance of giving back to the communities it serves and promoting sustainable practices that protect the environment.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Our three main areas of focus
thebigword’s CSR initiatives, in line with the UK Government Social Value Model, focuses on three main areas: social responsibility, environmental sustainability and ethical business practices. In terms of social responsibility, we partner with various non-profit organisations to support local communities and promote social causes such as education, health, and human rights.
We partner with various non-profit organisations to support local communities and promote social causes such as education, health, and human rights.
thebigword is committed to reducing its carbon footprint by implementing energy-efficient practices, recycling and using eco-friendly materials. The company has also developed a sustainable supply chain program that ensures its suppliers adhere to ethical and sustainable practices.
ETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICES
thebigword has developed a Code of Conduct that outlines its commitment to transparency, fairness, and integrity in all aspects of its business. The company also conducts regular audits and assessments to ensure that its operations comply with ethical standards and regulations.
Our goal is to minimise the impact and maximise the benefits that our work has on the environment and those around us.
Our strategy is built around our consideration of a wide, complex, and evolving set of environmental, social, and governance issues. Whether it’s through food donations, volunteer days, planting trees, supporting our local school or other means, we will continue to do our part to help people in need and to make the world a better place for everyone.
We invest in our people and recognise that our employees and linguists are the most important drivers of our success. we seek to foster a safe, flexible, and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to do their best work.
LATEST CSR INITATIVES
“We’re proud of our work around the globe and want to ensure our company is fully engaged with its committed staff and the communities we serve.”Emily Lynn, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- thebigword empowers orphaned youths through free English communication program in India
- thebigword partners with Leeds based charity Zarach as one of their ‘Dream Makers’
- thebigword supports Women’s England Deaf Football team as their Official Interpreting Partner
- thebigword Closes Gender Pay Gap – Top 2 Pay quartiles lean towards women
Competitors, Clients & Contractors
The language services industry is extremely niche and competitive, to stay abreast of industry news, developments and changes, we regularly host linguist summits and industry events for contractors, clients and even competitors.
- Registered Public Sector Provider
- Award winning service provider
- Member of key industry regulators