Results for Campaigns & Activism

An opportunity not to be missed

An opportunity not to be missed

March 28, 2007 Stephen Hale of the Green Alliance on why governments, businesses and individuals will need to all play their part in reducing their impacts on the world’s climate. Read more >
Campaign round-up December 2006/January 2007

Campaign round-up December 2006/January 2007

January 30, 2007 The commercialisation of childhood, the production of more affordable medicines for poorer countries, and calls for Shell to use its profits to clear up pollution, are the campaigns for the first Briefing of 2007. Read more >
New rules, new expectations

New rules, new expectations

January 30, 2007 Although the new UK Companies Act broadens directors’ duties beyond the traditional short-term profit motive, there is some way to go before companies are held fully accountable for their social and environmental impacts, argues Simon McRae of War on Want. Read more >
Campaigns round-up issue 86

Campaigns round-up issue 86

March 17, 2006 The no Dirty Gold Campaign has cajoled some of the top jewellery retailers into pledging to move away form "dirty" gold sales whilst campaigners are calling for oil giant Total to pull out of Burma. Fairtrade Fortnight took place from 6-19 March to encourage businesses and consumers to sell or buy Fairtrade products. Read more >
Campaigners unite against poverty

Campaigners unite against poverty

March 01, 2005 In a special feature, former Briefing managing editor Oliver Balch reports from Porto Allegre, Brazil, where he discovers activists are targeting their campaigns against the private sector's rising collective influence. Read more >
Europe: CSR campaign update

Europe: CSR campaign update

December 01, 2002 CSR has risen up the European agenda over the last two or three years. Jan Noterdaeme outlines progress so far with CSR Europe's latest pan-European campaign, which he hopes will frame the agenda over the next two or three years. Read more >
Education campaigns

Education campaigns

December 01, 1993 A group of prominent business leaders gathered at the end of September to launch a national education trust, aimed at improving the quality school-leavers seeking employment. Meanwhile The National Literacy Trust, a new independent charity aiming to improve reading and writing standards in the UK, was launched on October 7, with support from WH Smith. Read more >