Corporate & Social Responsibility
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Corporate & Social Responsibility
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Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) is all about treating people fairly and ensuring they have equality of opportunity (EO). In the UK in 2010 this was enshrined in law and is aligned to legislation across the European Union. The principles are universal and within...
Corporate governance involves the reconciliation of the interests of stakeholders. Attention has tended, historically, to be focused upon the role of shareholders and managers. However, stakeholders can also include editorial and production staff, customers,...
It’s not just about coping with crises. Remember when reputation was all about crisis management, and having a PR plaster for every problem? Today, reputations flourish or flounder based on how you run your firm all of the time …
The PeopleMAX index provides a self-evaluation framework by which you can rate your performance against a set of 22 attributes. Each attribute has four levels of performance that might describe your organisation, from No provision through Base and Medium up to High provision. The index is applicable across all sectors and is independent of company size
Partnerships in sourcing, selling and retaining the loyalty of the employee can tighten relationships with all stakeholders in pursuit of sustainable quality and mutuality of obligation. The emphasis in buyer-supplier relationships is shifting from a one-sided take the lowest of three competitive bids, to a mutually beneficial relationship concerned with quality, competence, reliability and flexibility. When suppliers are seen as experts, they become valuable partners instead of a switchable commodity.
Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) involves investing in companies that promote ethical and socially conscious themes including environmental sustainability, social justice, and corporate ethics, and fight against gender and sexual discrimination. But it needs to be more than empty rhetoric and more than statements in the annual report.
It really is good to talk. Customer relationships are a key plank to your business, it concerns how much, how often, how well you interact with your customers. Let’s be clear, once you find a customer, to keep them you must consider how you will manage your relationship with them. The second purchase, the repeat use of your service is vital to a sustainable business and repeat business builds a relationship.
If you were to get a call or a text from a colleague or friend about working in a country, not your home, but where you have worked what tips would you give to them. What would be the key issues for an American in China, an Indian in the UK. What would you...
A stakeholder is an individual or organisation that has an interest in a company and can either affect or be affected by the business. Primary stakeholders are investors, employees, customers and suppliers. Secondary stakeholders include the community, government...
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