Living water, loving customers, safeguarding the future.

Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) were the welcoming hosts in September, for a joint event with NIBE. In an environment of heavy regulation the NWG is the only water company to be on the World’s Most Ethical companies list seven years in a row (2010-2017) and is currently the UK’s Utility Company of the year.  But […]

Family, fairness, and a can do attitude!

Like loads of others, I’ve just returned from my summer holiday and time away from the north east has really made me think about what’s important to me and why I’m so lucky!  The reason is family!  This year we celebrated 50 years at our annual holiday destination in Cornwall – there were about 54 […]

Landmark Memorandum with Northumbria University, Newcastle

We are delighted to have partnered with the University of Northumbria, Newcastle and to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Northumbria is one of the world’s top 50 Business School for Business Ethics publications and a United Nations PRIME (Principles for Responsibility in Management Education) Champion and with their support, we have a strong […]

High flying ethics

NIBE director, Ron Beadle, and professor of organisation and business ethics, Northumbria University, contributes to an excellent article in ‘Portfolio’, the Emirates in-flight magazine: ‘ How big can a business become before it has to compromise its core values?-Punks in the Boardroom’. You can find the full article in issue 151 of Portfolio magazine

Turning a negative into a positive, by Caroline Theobald CBE

I was planning to go into full on ‘rant’ mode this month, but because the sun is finally out and my three month old puppy is a delightful distraction I’ve decided to desist.  Not that I don’t think I have cause, but rather because I wondered what sounding off at a powerful institution would actually […]