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Associate Membership

The demands of customers, (consumers, private & public sector) are changing. The message is clear. Only businesses that embrace social and environmental considerations will thrive in coming decades.

Those considerations will give businesses

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Reduced Overheads
  • A more productive workforce
  • A better reputation

All leading to increased long term profitability

ORB is the only UK membership organisation to SUPPORT AND ACTIVELY PROMOTE its responsible business members, providing peace of mind, inspiration, competitive advantage and a window for members to showcase their businesses.

Membership includes

  • An entry in our unique Responsible Business Directory
  • Use of the ORB Responsible Business Member logo
  • Discounted online HR services
  • Lots of information & Support
  • Referral commissions
  • Ongoing special Member to Member offers

All our members have taken and passed the Responsible Business Questionnaire. Some are already doing a great deal in the social and environmental agenda. Some are just getting started. But they are all committed to considering people and the planet in their business decisions.

The questionnaire is a useful tool in its own right. It is thought provoking, interesting and very useful. It provides an immediate score and detailed responses.

It only takes a few minutes and there is no commitment to becoming a member.

Why not give it a go now and see how you score?

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Associate Membership is appropriate for organisations wishing to offer specific goods and services to our members that will help them meet their social and environmental goals e.g. Health & Safety Advice and Training; Environmental Consultancy; Human Resources.

Benefits of Associate Membership

  • A listing in the Associate Members Directory will profile your services to all registered users and members.
  • The option to submit articles in your speciality for inclusion on the ORB website. All articles published can include a bio on the author / authors business together with appropriate web links.

Associate Membership for businesses

Associate Members will need to be Members in their own right. They will take the Responsible Business Questionnaire, pay the appropriate membership fee and receive all the standard membership benefits. We are currently not charging any additional membership fee for Associate Membership.

Please complete the questionnaire and tick the box to confirm you can offer appropriate goods and / or services to our members. We will contact you in due course.

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Associate Membership for not-for-profit organisations

There is no requirement to become a Member and there is no charge for Associate Membership. Please contact us so that we can discuss your membership.