The world of work is changing rapidly, and businesses that aren’t proactive about addressing critical workplace trends, risk being left behind. In January we highlighted the future of work and employee wellbeing as one of 10 Actions for Business in 2019. This month we provide an update on the latest developments in how leading companiesContinue reading How are responsible companies preparing for the future of work?
Camelot is the operator of The National Lottery, selling National Lottery products in an efficient and socially-responsible way to fulfil our purpose of maximising returns to Good Causes. Camelot raises around £30 million each week for National Lottery-funded projects and, to date, has raised over £40 billion in total for Good Causes. So how doContinue reading Employee wellbeing and the world of work at Camelot
An AI customer service coach that analyses tone, pitch and word rate to help you communicate more empathetically with frustrated customers. A wristband that tracks your hand movements, correcting you with vibratory nudges when it judges that you are performing a task in an inefficient way. Algorithms that track your facial expression and sleep patternsContinue reading Toilet break targets and data privacy in the “precision economy”
Members of LBG, the global standard in measuring and managing corporate community investment, met in Manchester earlier this month to discuss how high-impact community investment initiatives increasingly require an element of political advocacy. Panellists from Freshfields, Linklaters, Rolls-Royce and Siemens gathered to lead the debate. While business doesn’t necessarily set out to be political withContinue reading Business Taking a Political Stance at our LBG Mid-Year Event, Manchester
“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” That was the headline on a Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, unveiled in September 2018. The NFL quarterback had started a wave of protests among US football players, who knelt during the national anthem in protest against police brutality and in support of the Black LivesContinue reading Brands taking a political stand: Why authenticity is key
by David Logan, co-founder of Corporate Citizenship The reality of business life, is that if you run a company, you cannot avoid “politics”. In its broadest sense, politics is about how we live. Running a business means you have an element of power in society. Businesses exercise this power through who they hire, fire, buyContinue reading Learning from Levi’s: By taking a principled stand, businesses show society what is possible
Climate change is already shaping not only our physical world, but also political and business worlds. Last month, the Governors of the Banks of England and France wrote an open letter warning that companies and industries that do not adjust to a net-zero world by 2050 “will fail to exist”. Extinction Rebellion recently held weeksContinue reading Now or never for climate change
Climate change: now or never for companies Ana Amar Regional Director, LATAM, Corporate Citizenship At the same time as the World Bank is doubling its investments in climate action for the period 2020-2025, the global losses insured by natural disasters reach their highest level of US $ 55,000 million. In this context, the year 2019Continue reading Climate change: now or never for companies