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Business partnerships go global

Business partnerships go global

October 01, 1999 Community affairs used to be synonymous with local relations and charities. In the new global economy, companies serious about making a positive social impact are forging partnerships with governmental agencies too. Read more >
Doing more, or reporting better?

Doing more, or reporting better?

August 01, 1999 New figures show a dramatic jump in reported UK company giving. But with little sign that activity is increasing, are firms simply getting better at evaluating what they contribute? Certainly those that still don't, face increasing criticism for not doing enough. Read more >
Praise from the PM

Praise from the PM

August 01, 1999 Tony Blair has congratulated companies on the work they are doing for the community - and promptly challenged them to do more. Read more >
Partnerships: from spare change to real change

Partnerships: from spare change to real change

June 01, 1999 Rosabeth Moss Kanter recently argued companies no longer view the social sector as a home for spare cash but as a learning laboratory. Here Peter Truesdale reviews her thesis and examines other recent studies on partnerships. Read more >
PowerGen:changing company, changing communities

PowerGen:changing company, changing communities

April 01, 1999 Few industry sectors have experienced such profound change as electricity. For PowerGen, moving from state to private sectors and embracing competition, its communities are changing rapidly as the business strategy develops. Read more >
New name, more money

New name, more money

April 01, 1999 ABSA is changing its name, as business support for the arts goes, perhaps surprisingly, from strength to strength Read more >
Nationwide Building Society: 150 years as a mutual

Nationwide Building Society: 150 years as a mutual

February 01, 1999 Nationwide has successfully fought off attempts to force an end to its mutual status. Central to its strategy is providing quality products offering value in the market place. But a generous community contribution, spearheaded by a new foundation, is also part of the armoury. Read more >