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?
Peter Truesdale OBE has been helping companies submit the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) for the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for nineteen years. Here, Richard Hardyment asks him to reflect on what’s changed during that time, and outline his tips for a winning submission in 2018. Let’s start with the history – as we’veContinue reading Nineteen years of DJSI at Corporate Citizenship
44 FTSE 100 companies still yet to report their gender pay gap with TWO working days to go The deadline for UK companies with over 250 employees to report their gender pay gap is Wednesday 4th April 2018. With the UK’s Easter Bank holiday, this leaves just two working days for companies to report. AsContinue reading 44 FTSE 100 companies still yet to report their gender pay gap
Last week, Corporate Citizenship and CSBD hosted a breakfast workshop ‘Getting to grips with climate risk’. With guest Caroline Hill of Landsec, we shared insights and perspectives with our corporates on what implication the new TCFD Recommendations will have on UK company reporting. Following the event, Corporate Citizenship is pleased to share our Briefing Note “NavigatingContinue reading TCFD Recommendations Briefing Note
This year Singaporean listed companies are expected to publish a sustainability report, under Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) Sustainability Reporting Guide. For many it will be a first and I can’t help but wonder if everyone is ready. A year and a half ago I wrote a short blog for companies getting started on their reporting journey. It offeredContinue reading Sustainability reporting in Singapore…ready or not, it is here!
In case you missed it, the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) hosted an event last week on 27th February titled “Connecting Investors and Companies” on the topic of sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) reporting. The event was well attended by investors, lenders and listed companies. Here are our top 5 takeaways from the event:Continue reading What you need to know about SGX Sustainability Reporting Guide