Five star rating for water firm

Yorkshire Water technicians.
Yorkshire Water technicians.

Yorkshire Water has been awarded a top mark of five stars as one of the country’s most responsible businesses by the national charity Business in the Community (BiTC).

The accolade, part of the BiTC’s Corporate Responsibility’s Index, means Yorkshire Water, whose parent company is called Kelda, is listed alongside a small elite of other UK companies that have received the top grade.

The Corporate Responsibility Index helps businesses to assess how well they are integrating responsible business practices into their operations.

Richard Flint, Yorkshire Water’s chief executive, said: “To achieve the maximum five stars in the CR Index is testament to the value we place on being a responsible employer.

“We are committed to acting in an ethical and responsible manner that protects and improves the water environment and wider society.”