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GoodCorporation issues guide for data protection management as Parliament revises regulation - news

By Brian Collett — Businesses are now being told they should build data protection into their core activities in a guide issued to ensure they satisfy new IT legislation.  ...

The new CSR equation: transparency = brand credibility - news

EP Journal Trust in business today goes hand in hand with increased transparency by Miranda Ingram Corporate reputation is hard to gain and easy to lose, but any company that...

UK spurs greater supply chain accountability - news

Businesses with a £36m+ turnover will have to report on slavery in their supply chains, the UK government has announced. The government, which consulted on the threshold level as part...

Fighting supply chain corruption - news

With many companies having tens of thousands of suppliers, it is not surprising that managing corruption risks is proving problematic. Miranda Ingram reports The Bribery Act 2010 was...

Taking the right route to restoring public trust? - news

With public trust in big business remaining fragile, the IBE and CISI have relaunched Investing in Integrity (IiI) is a chartermark, founded in 2012, which enables an organisation to reassure...

Making the leap into a sustainable new year? - news

A new year, a fresh start... but how many organisations will boast new resolutions? Ethical Performance talks to key industry players about what they believe will be the prime sustainability...

Getting to grips with gambling controls - news

Leo Martin, director of responsible business advisers, GoodCorporation, asks if the gaming industry is doing enough to promote responsible gambling   According to the Gambling...

Carillion wins integrity chartermark - news

Carillion plc has achieved the Investing in Integrity (IiI) chartermark as a result of successful completion of the rigorous IiI accreditation process.? Investing in Integrity (IiI) is a...

Staking your reputation on the digital age - news

In these days of increasingly sophisticated social media it only takes one off-message supplier and a backpacker with a phone camera, to bring corporate reputations crashing down. So what steps...

Organisations ignore whistleblowing procedures at their corporate peril - news

Whistleblowing is a complex issue for businesses. History tells us that many corporate disasters could have been prevented if companies had listened when concerns were raised. Staff...

Banknote business trailblazes industry-wide code of ethical conduct - news

Crane Currency, De La Rue plc and Innovia Security have become the first companies to be accredited under the Banknote Ethics Initiative (BnEI). The BnEI was launched last year at the...

Corporates against corruption - news

Bribery and corruption used to be seen as part of the reality of doing business in certain parts of the world. But, writes Leo Martin, business is leading the international charge for change...

Trust deficit means business must prove its ethics - news

There was once a time when business leaders could just tell society ‘trust me to do the right thing’ and the general public would do so. Then, with increased regulation and pressures...

Integrity accreditation launched to show how businesses ‘practice what they preach’ - news

A new ‘integrity’ accreditation system has been introduced in the UK to ‘reassure’ stakeholders of an organisation’s business ethics. The Investing in...

Cheating companies may not see out the downturn - news

Since the 2008 crash, banks, businesses and politicians have talked of the need for greater responsibility, yet there has been little changed behaviour to match the rhetoric. Complaints in the...

UK Bribery Act will see light of day this summer - news

Guidance published by the UK government on its delayed Bribery Act has been welcomed by businesses and other organizations as an interpretation and clarification of the legislation, allowing...

Briefing: why the UK’s Bribery Act will be good for business - news

Michael Littlechild, chief executive of GoodCorporation, argues that corporate concerns about negative implications of the new legislation are unjustified In the final hours of the...

inbrief - news

A triennial review of the GoodCorporation Standard has produced only minor changes. The standard, established in 2001, has been used in almost 400 assessments in more than 40 countries.

Wait is over: ISO 26000 will be out by November - news

The long-awaited ISO 26000 social responsibility standard is to be published by the end of October after receiving a final tidy-up over the next month. The last meeting of the International...

New bribery regime will ask more of businesses - news

Corporate failure to prevent bribery has been made an offence under UK law, putting the onus on businesses to deal with dishonesty rather than turn a blind eye. The Bribery Act, which...

Eateries sit at the CSR table - news

A Sustainable Restaurant Association is to be set up in the UK this month to promote and audit CSR in the sector. The association will be a nationwide, membership-based body open to all...

inbrief - news

GoodCorporation has become an accredited validator for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which promotes government and corporate transparency on oil, gas and mining...

CSR rides out recession despite some casualties - news

Corporate responsibility functions in many organizations appear to be coming through the recession relatively unscathed. Various indicators, including a new survey of global CSR...

New framework helps firms tackle bribery - news

A bribery and corruption framework has been drawn up by UK-based GoodCorporation to help organizations avoid corrupt practices. The framework can be used by companies in conjunction with an...

inbrief - news

GoodCorporation has introduced an online assessment procedure applicable to small organizations. The assessment is for companies with fewer than 50 employees and takes less than four weeks....

Right now, business needs more walk and less talk - news

The financial crisis has shown that reporting is no substitute for firm action on ethics, says Leo Martin The rise and rise of corporate responsibility reports might make the casual...

inbrief - news

Nick Bell has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as an assistant director in its sustainability and climate change team. He was previously a senior manager at GoodCorporation.

inbrief - news

GoodCorporation has expanded its team with the appointment of four new managers: Jane Arnott, country manager for New Zealand; Ken Dunham, country manager for Canada; Liz Cohen, country manager for...

inbrief - news

One in three British employees do not consider their employers treat them 'fairly', according to a new Fairness Index survey of more than 1000 individuals at all company levels commissioned by...

bribery details go online - news

Confidential details of bribes are being collected by a corporate-led project to give an account of corruption trends in business. An online database, Business Registry for International Bribery...

inbrief - news

The GoodCorporation standard has been revised to cover additional points on lobbying, bribery and corruption, transparency on political payments, and employee privacy. The standard, which is used...

inbrief - news

GoodCorporation has introduced a new version of its CSR assessment package that is tailored for small companies. Information on 62 areas of responsible business practice is gathered via an online...

small is beautiful in the world of responsible business - news

Giants have much to learn from the minnows when it comes to corporate social responsibility, new statistics suggest. An analysis of 200 independent assessments of 90 organizations against the...

football clubs need to reassess gambling links - news

Sponsorship deals with online gambling sites are putting teams at reputational risk, argues Lisa Buchan Britons wager close to £50billion ($97bn) a year, and online betting...

inbrief - news

GoodCorporation has expanded into Ireland. The London-based company, which audits companies against its own GoodCorporation Standard drawn up with the Institute of Business Ethics, will use...

inbrief - news

Michele Sanders has moved to UK-based GoodCorporation as a verifier. Sanders previously worked in KPMG’s sustainability advisory services department as a specialist in the verification of...

'GoodCorporation standards' by Leo Martin - news

From the Director of GoodCorporation I am writing in response to the concerns expressed about ‘code overload’ which were raised in last month’s issue (Vol. 2, issue 9). Both companies and...

verification analysis suggests size doesn’t matter - news

Small companies seem just as capable of developing and implementing CSR policies as large businesses, an analysis by the standard-setting GoodCorporation suggests....

central Europe receives assistance - news

Companies in Hungary are being offered support on CSR matters by an organization formed with British help. The Central European Institute for Leadership and Ethics has...

three-year-old CSR standard gets an update - news

The GoodCorporation standard is to be updated after three years in operation. The standard, which was launched in 2001, lays down criteria for companies on 65 issues...

inbrief - news

DHL Aviation has become the first aviation company to achieve GoodCorporation status. GoodCorporation verifier Nick Bell said the courier company had impressed with...

inbrief - news

TotalFinaElf is using the UK-based GoodCorporation organization to help improve its ethical performance. The French oil company, which has struggled with reputational problems...

inbrief - news

Oxford University is to begin reviewing the social and environmental performance of companies in which it invests. The university’s investment committee is adopting an...

new category at standards body - news

A corporate social responsibility standards organization has introduced a new membership category. GoodCorporation now offers associate membership for organizations...

Reuters becomes a GoodCorporation - news

Reuters has become the latest company to use the GoodCorporation social responsibility framework to help assess its ethical performance. The international news agency...

Ladbrokes is declared a ‘good corporation’ - news

Ladbrokes, the betting and gaming division of Hilton Group, and technology company ARM Holdings have become the first two large companies to be given the GoodCorporation...

tests begin on charter for small companies - news

Auditors have begun testing an ethical business charter that will encourage social responsibility among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The project, set up...

‘simple’ charter aims to outline main CSR tenets - news

Business people will meet this month to work out the details of a new charter that would commit companies of all sizes to corporate social responsibility measures....

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GoodCorporation Ltd - directory

GoodCorporation is recognised worldwide as one of the leading organisations working in the field of corporate responsibility and business ethics.  With unparalleled expertise in checking...

Responsible Business 2016 - calendar

Responsible Business 2016 Incentives, imperatives, implementation 21 November 2016 | London             Public interest in...

IABC Communicating Social Responsibility Conference - calendar

The storm in the financial markets is challenging corporations to demonstrate responsible behaviour to internal and external stakeholders. How does the economic turmoil impact a company’s...

building a new approach - bestpractice

A smiling Christine Tona beams out from the front cover of British Land’s employee newsletter. An events manager at Broadgate Estates, one of its subsidiaries, she is the inaugural winner of the...

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT - bestpractice

By listening to its stakeholders and responding to their needs, an educational college in southern England has boosted student numbers and increased the...

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS - bestpractice

Corporate social responsibility is not practised only by large companies. A small hotel in southern England has developed innovative policies designed to improve the...

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