The mining sector has historically been overwhelmed by men. But today, things are slowly starting to change. Indeed, the mining sector is experiencing a gender diversity watershed moment. Through both commitment and action, companies are recognising the need for diversity at the board and senior management levels, as well as through the rest of theContinue reading Gender diversity in the mining sector: could health and safety help?
The shift from ‘how?’ to ‘why?’ in the long-running debate around the impact business can have on society was at the forefront of discussions between Australian business leaders and CEO of Corporate Citizenship Neil Davy, during his recent visit to Australia. Presenting at a range of forums, including Corporate Citizenship Network Briefings in Melbourne andContinue reading Australian businesses changing the world through collaboration
At a recent meeting of the Partnership for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD) in Washington D.C. I took part in a panel to discuss the issue of the application of metrics to community contributions. It was centred on a new book called the “Tyranny of Metrics” by Jerry Z. Muller and was specifically responding to concernContinue reading The tyranny of metrics
Last week, on 27th April 2018, Corporate Citizenship Singapore held our latest Knowledge Series breakfast briefing to discuss the current state of corporate action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With around 30 practitioners from various companies and backgrounds, we were joined by special guest Gwendolyn Loh, Senior Manager, Strategic Communications & Sustainability atContinue reading Taking action on the SDGs: Lessons from Sembcorp Industries
Today, Corporate Citizenship launches its 2018 pro-bono consultancy programme for charities and social enterprises. Our team have extensive experience of brokering corporate partnerships and developing community investment activities for major global corporations. We also founded and manage LBG the leading global framework for managing and measuring corporate community investments. We believe our experience can beContinue reading Corporate Citizenship announces 2018 Pro Bono programme
Social media: an effective corporate responsibility (CR) tool? It seems paradoxical given social media’s bad press (see: addiction, mental health, bullying, data privacy). However, these platforms could hold potential for CR communications and campaigning. If used wisely. Social media is already a key digital channel for companies. Over 50 million businesses use Facebook Business PagesContinue reading Sharing your CR story on social media. Like?
There’s no doubt about it, deciding what community activities to measure the impact of can be daunting. Where should I start? How can I measure the impact of all my activities? How do I find out what to actually measure? 1. Choose what community programs you would like to measure Just remember, you don’t haveContinue reading Impact measurement: 5 things you need to consider
Yesterday, the Responsible Mining Foundation released the results of its first Responsible Mining Index (RMI), adding to a long list of existing rankings and indices vying for companies’ attention. This is the first ranking created exclusively for the mining sector. The RMI has ranked the 30 biggest mining companies in the world, both state-owned andContinue reading Responsible Mining Index: Will it be a game-changer?