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Corporate sustainability helps improve employee engagement - news

By Vikas Vij — Employee engagement is the psychological engine that drives corporate performance. While employee engagement worldwide is on a decline, some companies are managing to beat...

Driving modern slavery up the agenda - news

By Adam Woodhall — Business accepts that slavery is unacceptable, so how is the UK’s Modern Slavery Act (MSA) raising the bar in holding companies to account?  Following in the...

10 things I've learnt in my 10 years in sustainability - news

By Adam Woodhall — Ten years ago, I launched myself into the world of sustainability, and it’s been an amazing roller coaster journey. In 2006 there were some things I already...

Sharing values and engagement opportunities - news

by Adam Woodhall - Three engagement specialists recently launched a White Paper at an event in the shadow of London’s Tate Modern which highlighted the challenges and opportunities for...

High performing business: the what & why of purpose - news

by Adam Woodhall—“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why,” Mark Twain. Can business be purposeful and successful? That...

It's "moral time" to close the gender pay gap - news

by Sangeeta Haindl — The issue of pay and gender equality is high on the international news agenda. Actress Robin Wright recently demanded to be paid the same as co-star Kevin Spacey for...

Is volunteering right for senior managers? - news

Corporate volunteering is on the rise. Tom Idle reports on the emergence of skills-based volunteering schemes for senior managers. Mahatma Gandhi once said “the best way to find...

Motivating models for 21st century employee engagement - news

By Adam Woodhall - Employee engagement is a buzzword that has been around for a long time, but what does it actually mean, and what are the benefits to organisations?  There are many...

A force for good - news

Fujitsu’s  head of responsible business, Juliet Silvester, explains how the company creates long-term value. Interview by Tom Idle The Japanese ICT business Fujitsu is currently...

Sweetening the deal for sustainability? - news

More and more companies are linking staff pay and bonuses to sustainability performance. Is it a fad, or a genuine tool to drive employee engagement at scale? And is it having the desired...

BLOG: Why does health get forgotten in health and safety? - news

You can easily spot the colleagues wearing a personal activity monitor, writes CSC's CR lead Paula Sullivan . Whether they’re a Fitbit fanatic or a devotee of another brand of device,...

Seeing the beer glass half-full - news

Debbie Read, head of CR at Molson Coors, has worked for the international brewer for seven years. Best known for its brands Coors, Carling, Cobra and Miller, the brewer has changed a lot in the...

Ensuring sustainability delivers - news

Mark Parsons is chief customer officer at logistics firm DHL and while heavily involved in the commercial side of the business, his remit also extends to CR and sustainability. He tells Ethical...

Employee performance boosted by CSR involvement - news

Employee engagement in CSR activities can demonstrably improve job performance, new research from ESMT European School of Management and Technology maintains. The study, published in the...

Mental health needs to move up wellbeing agenda, says BITC - news

While the results from the second Business in the Community (BITC) Workwell FTSE100 benchmark showed the average company score on the up, the provision of mental health support continues to be a...

CMI warns of ethics crisis as bureaucracy rules workplace - news

Too many managers are robotically following rules rather than making decisions with their hearts and minds, according to new research published today by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)...

Westpac ranked world's most sustainable company - news

Australia's first bank Westpac has been ranked number one in ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. ...

The case for Business Improvement Districts - news

Tass Mavrogordato, ceo of inmidtown, a Business Improvement District, explains how the organisation contributes to the sustainable business model  At inmidtown we’re striving to...

Big business bucks economic trend on community front - news

Leading international companies are maintaining their investments in local communities and helping more people, despite the tough economic climate. New data on corporate community investment...

Why inclusive business = responsible business - news

Sandra Kerr, OBE, director of Race for Opportunity, the race equality campaign from Business in the Community, tells Ethical Performance why diversity is key to the responsible business...

BITC’s Workwell benchmark opens up to all businesses - news

Business in the Community (BITC) is opening up its Workwell benchmark to all companies, regardless of size. The move follows a successful trial of the process with companies listed on the FTSE...

Workwell updated... - news

Business in the Community (BITC) has launched a new version of its public reporting guidelines on Employee Engagement and Wellbeing; reiterating its relevance to investor decision-making....

A framework for maximising employee engagement - news

The UK is ranked ninth amongst the world’s twelve largest economies for employee engagement levels (Kenexa 2009). Productivity statistics also paint a worrying picture with a recent ONS...

BITC benchmark shows companies reporting on engagement perform better - news

Leading British business charity, Business in the Community (BITC) has published the results of its first Workwell FTSE 100 benchmark, which scored the level of publicly available information...

All in a good day's work - news

The positive effects of employee volunteering on the community sector have long been recognised but there is less understanding of the benefits that volunteering can bring to a business and...

Cranfield on Corporate Responsibility - news

Connected by the authors’ mutual place of work, the short advisory essays in this book form something of a disjointed and sprawling collective at odds with its aim to be ‘a manifesto...

Reddy moves up at Prudential - news

Prudential Financial has appointed Lata Reddy as vice president, corporate social responsibility, and have named her as president of the Prudential Foundation. She is responsible for the...

UN publishes environmental engagement report - news

The United Nations has published a report outlining the key contribution employee engagement can make to achieving environmental targets. Making Environmental Employee Engagement Happen,...

dairy giant brings in new code - news

The multinational dairy business FrieslandCampina is reinforcing its CSR commitments with a code of conduct based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The code pledges the company, among...

Netherlands leads the way as CSR goals influence pay - news

Two Dutch companies are to link senior executive pay to social and environmental performance. Life sciences group DSM and mail business TNT will join a growing band of companies that have...

A look at CSR’s continental shift - news

CSR Europe has produced a new guide on the state of corporate responsibility in Europe. Here  EP summarises some of its conclusions about the progress – or lack of it – being...

Huge deal aims to change face of security industry - news

The world’s second largest private employer has signed an Ethical Employment Partnership with the biggest international grouping of trade unions. The security company G4S, which...

BSR publishes Asian supply chain results - news

A website has been set up by Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) to promote its HERproject, which aims to meet the general and reproductive health needs of millions of women employees in...

DLA Piper thinks European - news

International law firm DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has introduced measures to co-ordinate its in-house CSR activities across continental Europe. The global partnership, which has offices in...

IBLF engages on volunteers - news

A global campaign to promote employee volunteering has been launched by the International Business Leaders Forum. The ‘Engage’ campaign will encourage employee volunteering...

inbrief - news

Paul Longshaw has joined the UK-based Cause and Effect consultancy as a specialist in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement. Longshaw moved from BP,...

Radley Yeldar - directory

We are a creative communications agency that helps organisations tell their story in a compelling way.  RY works with its clients in six key areas: brand, corporate reporting, digital,...

Three Hands Ltd - directory

At Three Hands we believe in creating business value and social value hand in hand.  We work with business to develop their people, partnership and products in ways that benefit society....

Employee Volunteering - directory

CSV involves people in high quality volunteering and learning opportunities that tackle real need and enrich lives.  CSV Employee Volunteering, a specialist department within CSV,...

Patagonia, Fossil Group and Timberland share Employee Engagement Strategies - reports

Given the recent election, Brexit and issue around social inclusion, it is even more important for business to understand the need to resonate with all stakeholders and lead the way with a...

Owens Corning Shows Significant Progress with Reducing Footprint and Expanding Handprint - reports

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress in reducing its environmental footprint and increasing the handprint efforts that advance its positive impact around the world. The...

Ethical Corporation’s 7th Responsible Business Awards are Back! - reports

Ethical Corporation launches its 7th annual Responsible Business Awards today with the entry deadline on the 6th July 2016.

NN Group's 2015 Annual Report: Accelerating Change - reports

The 2015 Annual Report provides an integrated review of the performance of NN Group. It consists of three distinct sections – Annual Review, Financial Report and Sustainability Supplement...

Calor Gas publishes 2014 Sustainability Review - reports

Calor Gas, the UK’s leading supplier of bulk and bottled LGP (Liquefied Petroleum Gas), has today published its 2014 Sustainability Review.

Friends Life publishes its 2013 CR Report 'Aligning practice and purpose' - reports

Friends Life is a company with just a three-year history, but a 200 year heritage. Its purpose is to protect customers and their loved ones should they fall ill or die and to make their money...

Calor publishes 2013 Progress Report - reports

Calor has today published its online 2013 Sustainability Progress Report.

edie Sustainability Communications Conference - calendar

How can you turn consumer interest in sustainability into action? How do you create a strategy to influence supply chain behaviour and how can you engage your employees through competition and...

Experian releases three reports simultaneously and pledges to 'step up' - reports

Global information services company, Experian, released its Annual Report, Corporate Responsibility report and a publication ‘About Experian’ simultaneously on Friday 7 June.

Coca-Cola HBC publishes its first Integrated Report and tenth GRI report - reports

Coca-Cola HBC – the second-largest bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company with operations in 28 countries serving a population of approximately 581m people – has published its...

SGS leads its sector in Sustainability Reporting by achieving A+ Level - reports

Aviva's Contribution to Society - reports

Aviva aims to be trusted, respected, sustainable and recognised for making a real contribution to society.

Centrica's Corporate Responsibility Performance Reporting 2012 Launched - reports

Find out how Centrica is progressing against their ambition to be the most trusted energy company.

CR Foundations Programme - calendar

The CR Foundations programme is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management, and consists of six one day courses delivered over twelve months. It is designed to develop the skills...

City Development Ltd's 2012 Sustainability Report - reports

City Developments Limited (CDL) has published its 5th edition Sustainability Report 2012 which is available online

BT publishes its annual Better Future report - reports

BTs Better Future 2012 report highlights progress made, and challenges, in its goal to be a responsible and sustainable business leader.

Abbott release 2011 Global Citizenship Report - reports

Global health care company Abbott today released its 2011 Global Citizenship Report. The report demonstrates how the company applies its business acumen, scientific expertise, resources and...

Building a sustainable RBS - reports

RBS is changing for the better. The launch of RBS’s annual Sustainability Report is an important milestone – it allows the company to demonstrate its commitment to being open and transparent...

G4S publishes its fourth CSR report - reports

G4S - the world's leading international security solutions provider - has published its fourth Corporate Social Responsibility Report. This year G4S highlight the progress made across all areas...

Ethics and Employee Engagement - calendar

Do you want to know how to improve employee engagement in your organisation so that your ethical culture is strengthened? Do you want to understand how the way in which day-to-day jobs are designed...

Responsible Business Exhibition - 14-15 March 2012 - London, UK - reports

Now in its second year, the Responsible Business Exhibition provides the ideal environment for businesses, charities and social enterprises to interact and network with each other. The...

RBS publishes eigth annual Sustainability Report - reports

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has published its eighth annual Sustainability Report - Building a sustainable RBS. For RBS, sustainability means focusing on our customers' needs, operating...

Lloyds Banking Group publish latest CR report - reports

Lloyds Banking Group has published its latest corporate responsibility report. It is the new Group's first CR report, setting out how it is delivering on its obligations to its key stakeholders,...

Coca-Cola publishes its fifth CRS Report - reports

Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE), the world's largest marketer, distributor and producer of Coca-Cola products, has published its fifth company-wide Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability...

Philips publishes latest sustainability performance - reports

Philips has published its latest information on sustainability performance.

The stakeholder engagement summit - calendar

The Stakeholder Engagement Summit is the first event of its kind. Designed to bring multiple stakeholder groups together in one place to discuss the best tools and practices for engagement in CSR,...

Ethical Sourcing Forum Europe - calendar

Established annual industry favourite. Now offering even more with choice of mini forum topics and business training to get you thinking outside the box. ‘No problem can withstand...

The Barclays Corporate Responsibility Report 2004 - reports

Barclays has given an account of its efforts to improve its consumer and corporate lending practices in its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2004, available from today in print and online.

MSD lends its best employees to NGOs around the world - bestpractice

The Fellowship for Global Health programme matches skills to needs. Miranda Ingram reports…   As a global healthcare leader based in Kenilworth, New Jersey, MSD, known as...

MSD lends its best employees to NGOs around the world - bestpractice

The Fellowship for Global Health programme matches skills to needs. Miranda Ingram reports…   As a global healthcare leader based in Kenilworth, New Jersey, MSD, known as...

Benevity innovates in corporate giving and volunteering with new technology - bestpractice

 “Spark” software program ensures simple, secure and easy giving so grassroots philanthropy can be part of everyday life. Miranda Ingram reports...   Some notable...

Benevity innovates in corporate giving and volunteering with new technology - bestpractice

 “Spark” software program ensures simple, secure and easy giving so grassroots philanthropy can be part of everyday life. Miranda Ingram reports...   Some notable...

Arrow “guides innovation forward” by helping children become the innovators of the future - bestpractice

Arrow takes on the challenge of bringing technology to people with no electricity. Miranda Ingram reports…   Every so often a concept comes along that is so simple and so...

Royal Mail delivers the post—and many community services, too - bestpractice

The company’s CR and community investment policies are geared towards maximizing its position as a national company with a local presence in every community.  Miranda Ingram...

Raising the bar for community impact - bestpractice

Founded in 1976 by royal decree and 70% government owned, Riyadh based SABIC is already one of the world’s largest petrochemical manufacturers with over 40,000 employees working in 50...

How to create board-level volunteering opportunities - bestpractice

There is a lot of wall painting and tree planting going on in employer supported volunteering. This is good for team building, for immediate (and visual!) impact. It is not so good if a lasting...

Building a better future for children in Sierra Leone - bestpractice

Last year CBRE announced its partnership with Plan International, the international children’s development organisation, in a shared vision to transform a generation of children –...

Spending valuable time on financial education - bestpractice

Research by the Money Advice Service maintains that adult habits around money can be formed as early as the age of seven. And in this fast evolving technical age, where the whole, traditional...

Upgrading citizenship to a whole new level - bestpractice

In order to build a truly sustainable organisation, global companies these days acknowledge that the umbrella of their stakeholders extends further than ever before. Chris Librie, senior...

Building a case for better child protection - bestpractice

Bangladesh has a child population of 65m and more than a million are homeless. Very young street children can be placed in jails without protection or representation. Children can encounter...

Getting streetwise about corporate responsibility - bestpractice

In Fahrenehit 451 author Ray Bradbury says the difference between the man who just cuts lawns and a real gardener is in the touching: “The lawn-cutter might just as well not have been...

Making the right connections - bestpractice

Last summer National Grid was named Responsible Business of the Year by business led charity Business in the Community (BITC). Taking over the mantle from Jaguar Land Rover, National Grid was...

Business in the Community Annual Conference - calendar

In a fast paced, global economy, does corporate responsibility deliver value for business? And as corporate responsibility issues both emerge and change, what are the insights from key political...

delivering skills - bestpractice

Text books will tell you that the middle of a merger is not the best time to launch any major new initiatives. Allison Murray begs to differ. When Deutsche Post announced plans to bring all its UK...

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