Business - Sharing Value? BT Disaster Relief Case Study

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Business - Sharing Value? BT Disaster Relief Case Study

  1. 1. Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></ul>Brendan Dick<br />Director, BT Regions<br />“BT Disaster relief case study”<br />Presented at Business - Sharing Value? 20th September 2011, EdinburghA NIDOS event www.nidos.org.uk<br />
  2. 2. BT charity Partners in the UK<br /><ul><li>Percent Club
  3. 3. Childline
  4. 4. British Heart Foundation
  5. 5. Cancer Research UK
  6. 6. Telethons: Children in Need / Comic Relief / Disaster Appeals
  7. 7. Scottish Charities include:
  8. 8. Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust
  9. 9. Scottish Business In the Community
  10. 10. IntoWork
  11. 11. G.A.Y.E.</li></ul>Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></li></ul><li>MyDonate<br /><ul><li>A natural extension to BT’s support for our telethon partners such</li></ul> as Children in Need<br /><ul><li> Builds on our expertise in the charity sector – over £166million </li></ul> taken online via eDonate just for our telethon partners<br /><ul><li> Last year adults in the UK donated £10.6b to charity with 56% of </li></ul> adults giving to charity but only 7% donating online<br /><ul><li>Available to all UK charities in England, NI, Scotland and Wales
  12. 12. New online fundraising service to help grow the online fundraising</li></ul> market<br /><ul><li>Unlike other online fundraising services, BT doesn’t charge charities a set up fee, subscription fee or commission to use my Donate
  13. 13. www.bt.com/mydonate/ Flyers & Display here.</li></ul>Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></li></ul><li>International Partners<br /><ul><li>Aim – to build an economically sustainable, educated and social- inclusive society
  14. 14. Strategy – Business objectives
  15. 15. Need – Crisis / emergency
  16. 16. £800k investment
  17. 17. KITES project India
  18. 18. Nkosis Haven village – South Africa</li></ul>Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></li></ul><li>Case study – Working with The British Red Cross<br /><ul><li> Effective Communication is vital for any relief effort
  19. 19. BT & BRC worked together since 2007
  20. 20. BT – proactive not reactive
  21. 21. Business planning skills
  22. 22. BT Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  23. 23. Haiti Earthquake – 230,000 killed & 1.3 m people homeless
  24. 24. Copies of case study paper available</li></ul>Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></li></ul><li>Proactive policies for more effective emergency responses <br />BT shows how commitment by major companies can make a difference even before global disasters strike<br />Reduced Absenteeism<br />Flexible working has reduced absenteeism to 3.1% - 20% below UK average<br /><ul><li>5 days per annum less (avg) for home-workers</li></ul>Challenge<br />Solution<br />Most major companies reactively assess each disaster before asking charities and governments what assistance they require; BT is different<br />Working directly with charities BT commitment includes the application of technology, expertise, and employee fundraising programmes <br />Value<br />Comment<br />In partnership with disaster relief organisations, BT has pre-committed financial support and expertise to help tackle disasters around the world<br />“Satellite phones funded by BT were critical to rapidly getting aid to survivors. Having the latest and most suitable technology meant that we could literally hit the ground running as we arrived in Haiti. Co-ordinating distribution would have taken much longer without such links.”<br />Richard North<br />Emergency Response Unit Team Leader<br />British Red Cross <br />
  25. 25. 7<br />Presented at Business - Sharing Value? <br />20th September 2011, EdinburghA NIDOS event www.nidos.org.uk<br />

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