Ten Businesses Make the Final of Shell LiveWIRE Global Innovation Prize

Ten businesses from six countries have made the shortlist of the Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Awards, a global competition which highlights and rewards businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation. The Awards recognise businesses demonstrating innovation in the categories of Energy Solutions, Retail Supply Chain, and Social Enterprises. The winner of each category will receive a …

The PNE Group 2017 Annual Report

  We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2017 Annual Report, summarising the highlights of a very busy year for the Group. The last year has been another fantastic period of growth and achievement for the Group, as we have focused on promoting and enabling positive social and economic change throughout the world. …

Dawn Cranswick finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

  It is with great pride we announce our Chief Executive Dawn Cranswick is a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Transformative Leader category, the only North East finalist to be named. 109 finalists from 96 companies were shortlisted across the UK. The awards intend to celebrate ‘men and women …

World’s 1st Standard for Sustainable Procurement

In 2015, a report on corporate supply-chain slavery revealed 71% of global companies believe there is a likelihood of slavery occurring at some stage within their supply-chains. A surprise? Perhaps not for those operating procurement across country lines, who undertake the complex task of cultivating a portfolio of suppliers, contractors and buyers who meet the …

4 Important Trends in CSR Today

We’ve been working on CSR projects for over 30 years, and if we know one thing it’s that the landscape of enterprise is always changing. Attitudes change, the challenges it seeks to overcome change and expectations of stakeholders change. In this article we bring you four important trends happening in CSR today, so you can …

The PNE Group Annual Report 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2015 PNE Group Annual Report. The full publication is now available in PDF format in the media area of the Group website, or can be viewed here. The year brought exciting developments for the group, which marked the launch of a new strategy, and the continued …

Shell LiveWIRE Global Winner Named Innovation Inspiration by Singapore Gov

6th April was a landmark moment for Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators Award Winner Esther Wang, as the work of her business Joytingle was highlighted in Singapore’s annual parliamentary budget speech. Delivered to parliament and televised across the country, the speech utilised Esther’s innovative product ‘Rabbit Ray’, which is used within paediatric care to reduce the …

Growing Business Across Borders

This month, Shell LiveWIRE International announced the success of Let’s Go Trade. The initiative intended to support young entrepreneurs, working with LiveWIRE programmes across the world, to identify defined gaps within their business sector, and enable them to develop solutions to these through international trade visits. Shell LiveWIRE International said, “More young LiveWIRE entrepreneurs have …

Why We are the Best Kept Secret in CSR

Clients choose to work with us because the skills, knowledge and resources acquired over 35 years practicing enterprise support enables them to effectively realise CSR ambitions, however large. It is the ambitions of our clients which motivate the incredible work we are able to contribute to and we are proud to support the businesses, organisations …