Results for Community

Social inclusion for learners

Social inclusion for learners

May 18, 2007 Bruce Learner of Kellogg’s UK underlines the importance of working with young people, or more precisely ‘equipping them to make the right choices’, in order to overcome the crippling effects of social exclusion. Read more >
Measuring social impact

Measuring social impact

May 18, 2007 Programmes encouraging social inclusion are all well and good but it is only through measurement and target-setting that the real impacts can be assessed. Read more >
Helping lone parents succeed

Helping lone parents succeed

May 18, 2007 For over three years, Marks & Start– a community programme sponsored by Marks & Spencer – has been helping people get back into employment through a number of partnerships. Sumi Ejiri talks to Marks & Spencer and One Parent Families, one of the retailer’s community partners, about what they gain from working together. Read more >
Meeting society’s needs

Meeting society’s needs

May 18, 2007 A daunting new series of challenges to social inclusion, far more serious than in the 1980s, demand urgent corporate action, argues David Grayson. Read more >
Toxic corporate responsibility

Toxic corporate responsibility

February 01, 2007 Camila Batmanghelidjh, director of Kids Company on why corporate social responsibility should be selfless and not self-serving, and how companies should take heed and listen to what the voluntary sector really needs. Read more >
Street Children

Street Children

January 30, 2007 HSBC launches a global $10m initiative in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages - the world’s largest NGO for orphans. Briefing talks to the international bank and its community partner about the aims of the project. Read more >
The inspi(RED) new face of cause-related marketing

The inspi(RED) new face of cause-related marketing

January 30, 2007 The Corporate Citizenship Company's Michelle Dow talks to Dan Henkle, Gap’s senior vice president of corporate responsibility, on joining the (RED) campaign and the overlap between social responsibility and business strategy. Read more >
Economic empowerment through mobile

Economic empowerment through mobile

January 30, 2007 Vodafone director of corporate responsibility, Charlotte Grezo, argues that providing people in developing countries with banking services through their mobile phones is a significant driver of economic growth. Read more >
Empowering local communities

Empowering local communities

January 30, 2007 This edition of Briefing discusses how multinationals can promote socio-economic change by using their core skills. In the end, economic empowerment is the only antidote to poverty and problematic social issues. Read more >