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”
Please describe your role and responsibilities, how many years you have been in the company? I am the National Community Engagement Manager for BAM Construct UK Ltd. I am responsible for the implementation and on-going development of BAM’s community engagement and social impact strategy. I am part of the sustainability team based in the headContinue reading In Conversation with Syreeta Bayne, BAM Construct UK
In collaboration with Volunteering Australia and Australia’s volunteering peak body, LBG has launched ‘Corporate Volunteering in Australia: a snapshot’. This paper pulls together data collected through Corporate Citizenship’s LBG framework that has tracked corporate community participation and value in Australia since 2006. In addition to highlighting the many benefits of corporate volunteering for all stakeholdersContinue reading Corporate Volunteering Australia: A snapshot
Please describe your role and responsibilities, how many years you have been in the company? I joined Willmott Dixon seven years ago as a Management Trainee in our energy efficiency and retrofit department. Over the years, I found that I was drawn to the elements of my role that involved people and communities. When aContinue reading In Conversation with Charlotte Nye, Willmott Dixon
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