#EMComingTogether: New CSR research shows two-thirds of businesses active in their local communities as economy seeks to ‘grow back better’

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Friday, 28 May 2021

Two-thirds of East Midlands businesses now engage in social or community activities – with an increasing number seeing the benefits of giving back, according to a new report.

Research by East Midlands Chamber, in partnership with the University of Derby, found the proportion of companies that are involved in corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity has grown from 60% in 2017 to 66% in 2020*.

However, there are significant discrepancies between large firms and SMEs, with those not engaged in charity activity citing a lack of time and financial resources.

East Midlands Chamber unveiled the report, titled Growing Back Better – East Midlands Businesses’ Approach to Community Engagement, at its CSR Summit today (28 May), in which companies including Nottingham-based TTK Confectionery, Loughborough-based

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