Discovery of a distinctive 'enterprise belt' surrounding Greater Birmingham helps create 96,000 new jobs that will add £14 billion to the economy.
All impact case studies (business and industry)
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ESRC-funded research provided crucial evidence for the introduction of a UK National Minimum Wage and was cited prior to minimum wage legislation in Hong Kong and Germany.
Research on carbon accounting led to the development of international benchmarks for corporate performance, more than £500K of business investment and a spin-out company benchmarking over 1,000 companies.
An ESRC internship led to the development of commercial software that can analyse social media comments about a company’s operations and products, revealing potential business risks.
Research into local, sustainable car manufacturing has led to the development of a new business model, adopted by manufacturing companies.