Claiming ignorance is not an option anymore and Human rights standards and due diligence demand is just increasing. But how is the landscape evolving, and what does it mean for corporate risk?
Ethical Corporation’s latest briefing, explains what are the most pressing issues for businesses in 2017 to ensure compliance, mitigate the risks and even go beyond and deliver positive impact in the communities.
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 responsible mind-set.
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 reports…
One out of every hundred and seventy-five people in Britain work for the Royal Mail, and 88% of these are postmen and women processing, collecting and delivering mail, six days a week, delivering to 29 million addresses. No wonder they are seen as the “ears and eyes” of the community.
Fyffes’ CR policies apply best practices that improve business performance — and support employees. Miranda Ingram reports…
It should be a given by now but is nevertheless worth repeating: good corporate social responsibility is win-win. It doesn’t just protect stakeholders but profits the company too, not least in the area of labour relations.
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 effective that you can’t believe it didn’t already exist.
The DigiTruck, a mobile, solar-powered unit made from an old shipping container mounted on a trailer to create a fully computer-equipped classroom, is such a game changer. It drives 21st century technology to parts of the world still governed by the cycles of day and night.