Groundwork & Local Business Partnerships

We help local businesses put their corporate responsibility strategies into action by connecting them with communities, reducing their impact on the environment and helping them build social value into their services.

We’ve worked in partnership with businesses in all sectors to help them make a difference on the ground for over three decades. From major national partnerships to one-off employee volunteering events, we work flexibly with businesses to understand their needs and design programmes that benefit their employees and customers as well as the communities in which they operate. 

CSR Away Days

We will help you every step of the way to plan and run your CSR day. We have various sites to choose from, suitable for different group sizes and with tasks to be completed in all weathers.

These action-packed, fun-filled days are a great way to connect employees with nature whilst supporting an important cause.

When you join us for your CSR day you can rest assured that you are in safe hands. All of our Groundwork staff are trained and experienced in carrying out the activities and are also First Aid trained and DBS checked. Groundwork Yorkshire hold full insurance to host CSR days on behalf of the site host.

Centrica’s British Gas leadership team spent a brilliant day with Groundwork Yorkshire, riding along with the Green Doctors and learning about the invaluable support given to those most at risk of fuel poverty. A truly insightful day and opportunity to get creative and explore ways to work together to help those most in need.

Sara Hirsch, Communications & Engagement Director, British Gas

Environmental Services

Sustainable Business Consultants in factory

Becoming a net-zero business

Our Sustainable Business Consultants review, assess and provide independent advice on energy & waste, calculating a businesses carbon footprint and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Carbon Literacy Training

Environmental training courses

Our team deliver a range of
environmental training courses, including Carbon Literacy, which help businesses develop the knowledge and skills to deliver on their environmental commitments.

Greening your business premises

Our landscape architects assess business premises to identify opportunities for nature based solutions, such as green walls and sustainable urban drainage, which reduce the effects of climate change.

Sustainable Business Membership

Our Sustainable Business Membership scheme is an easy and effective way for businesses to understand & enhance their sustainability performance.

Our team supports local businesses to reduce their environmental impact and provides opportunities to restore nature, support local community projects and help people into employment.