Risk & Business Analytics' tools and resources help protect society, including by detecting and preventing fraud across a range of business sectors and at the US federal, state and local government levels. In 2015, Risk & Business Analytics was selected as the Washington DC Police Foundation Public Safety Business Partner of the Year for helping to keep the capital region safe through its data analytics, data fusion and linking capabilities that enhance crime investigation and prevention. Risk & Business Analytics has saved five US states an estimated $500m since June 2014 through fraud prevention services using its contributory database solutions to stop participation in more than one state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (food stamps) programmes. Its Tax Refund Investigative Solution has averted approximately $500m in fraudulent tax refunds in 10 US states since its 2012 inception.
During 2015, Risk & Business Analytics' Community Care launched a knowledge and practice hub on Inform Children to help social workers tackle child neglect through detailed research. It provides in-depth information on key topics, with research, advice and interactive tools, addressing the need for greater resources amid cuts in social care spending.
Risk & Business Analytics also uses the power of its brands to aid communities. Read about Farmers Weekly's support for young farmers.Read more in the 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report.