CSR questions answered: How to choose your focus

In the first edition of CSR Explained in 3 Minutes, we explored the question ‘What is CSR?’, and learnt that it can help you overcome challenges in many areas of commercial activity. Whilst it’s valuable to be aware of the potential of CSR, and the exciting opportunities it offers a business, the first question many …

CSR? We answer your questions.

What is CSR? Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, incorporates many different areas of commercial activity, reflecting the individual activities and objectives of a business. What unites all CSR is a recognition of the broader social influences and responsibilities of a business’s conduct, and in response implementing standards and initiatives which add value to both the business …

What Does It Take to Achieve a Truly Ethical Supply Chain?

  The Ethical Corporation’s Top Supply Chain Sustainability Trends 2015 report revealed the biggest incentive for large corporations developing their supply chains was eliminating risk, with 32% reporting it as their single, biggest concern. The report collated data from 415 large corporations, and showed that whilst companies were excited about industry collaboration (24%), circular economy …

Building the Supply Chains of the Future

“Doing business in a sustainable way is not a loss but investment that pays off sooner or later.” That was the message at the Sedex Conference 2016:  Simplifying Supply Chain Stability, from leading sustainability reporter Elaine Cohen this week. We recently looked at the impact simple innovations can make on a business, industry or culture, …