Responsible business practice (RBP)
Finance Wales is a responsible investor and believes
responsible businesses are better businesses.
Responsible practice is good for business
We believe responsible business practice can positively impact a
business’ current and future commercial success and ultimately its
RBP can positively impact a range of key drivers, including:
- Brand value and reputation
- New business opportunities
- Financial performance
- Operational effectiveness
- Organisational and employee development
Wales Enterprise Growth Award – BITC
Finance Wales has been awarded a BITC
reaccreditation supporting the growth of SMEs in Wales
through its largest fund, the Wales JEREMIE Fund.
Our vision and values
Finance Wales Group’s vision is to:
- Encourage SME growth and create sustainable businesses
- Enable businesses to access the finance they need to deliver
sustainable growth and jobs
- Integrate responsible business practices within both our
internal and external operations by focusing on our customers,
suppliers, communities, stakeholders and environment
Our responsible business activities are
based on the following core values:
- Offering a range of FLEXIBLE, tailored funding
- A WILLINGNESS to take a broader, longer-term
- A COMMITMENT to our customers, stakeholders
- Providing HONEST and TRUSTED
- Providing a HIGH QUALITY service
Our responsible business strategy
Our responsible business strategy is based on
six key pillars.
Finance Wales’ responsible business strategy can be found
Finance Wales -
Responsible Business Strategy
Business in the Community (BITC)
Being a responsible business is becoming increasingly important,
especially in challenging economic times. As a leading UK investor,
Finance Wales plays a key role in ensuring responsible investment
is at the core of what we do.
Finance Wales became a member of BITC to further engage with the
responsible business agenda, and to drive forward our responsible
business activity within an effective, two-way partnership.
BITC is a business-led charity, working to shape a new contract
between business and society, in order to secure a fairer society
and a more sustainable future.
Give & Gain Day
BITC’s Give & Gain Day is a celebration of the power and
potential of employee volunteering across the world. The aim of the
day is to share and use the talent, skill and energy found in the
workplace with the local communities within which it operates.
More information on Give & Gain Day can be found here:
& Gain Day
BITC Responsible Business Awards
Finance Wales has proudly sponsored
the ‘Responsible Small Business of the Year Award’ for three
consecutive years. The awards celebrate the responsible business
movement across the UK.
More information on the Awards can
be found here: BITC