It is no secret that the UK has an ageing population. In 2016, almost 20% of people were over 65 – a figure which is only expected to rise over the next 30 to 40 years. Yet despite this, it is estimated as many as 60% of adults in the…
The combination of regulatory impetus, consumer sentiment and investor pressure has driven ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) to the top of the corporate agenda. While companies large and small are increasingly thinking about their…
In large companies, issues of unconscious bias and racial prejudice often go overlooked. No organisation is immune from this; business leaders must take an active role in ensuring the equitable treatment of every employee.
A breakdown of the role that corporate and social responsibility plays in public and employee perceptions of large companies, and how it can be made to work without seeming disingenuous.
Alongside recent pledges from Amazon and Microsoft to be carbon neutral or negative within the next twenty or so years, the new BP CEO has also committed the firm to a similar pledge, claiming it will aim to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Microsoft recently pledged to remove "all of the carbon" from the environment that it alone has emitted since the firm began operating in 1975.
It is difficult to imagine a successful business today that does not make an active effort to engage with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
While most corporates and businesses have implemented a social impact strategy, many are typically incongruent with the company’s profitability and growth objectives and are often rendered obsolete. Effective social impact strategies need…