Results for Sustainable Development

Profile: Microsoft – from the inside out

Profile: Microsoft – from the inside out

May 01, 2004 The largest subsidiary in the Bill Gates empire, Microsoft UK has earned itself an impressive reputation as a responsible employer. Briefing considers its progressive employment policies and the doors they are opening for a wider CSR strategy. Read more >
International: open for business

International: open for business

July 01, 2003 There is a certain irony in the fact that transparency is a word so frequently used, but so frequently misunderstood. At last, tangible examples are bringing clarity to the term, and possible benefits to all. Read more >
International development: stepping up to the plate

International development: stepping up to the plate

February 01, 2003 The problems of the developing world are all too often pitched at companies as evidence of all that's ill with corporate capitalism. But the rules of engagement need to be clarified if business is ever going to become a development big hitter Read more >
Managing CSR: getting down to the nitty-gritty

Managing CSR: getting down to the nitty-gritty

February 01, 2003 Discussions about the technicalities of CSR show that the war of words is over, and time for delivery on the much-touted business benefits is at hand. But what skills do today's CSR practitioners need, and how will tomorrow's CSR managers obtain them? Read more >
Public policy April 01

Public policy April 01

April 01, 2001 In the run up to the UK general election, corporate social responsibility is under renewed public debate – not all of it well informed. Read more >
Seeking prosperity in a disunited world

Seeking prosperity in a disunited world

February 01, 2000 Riots in Seattle, protests in Davos, discord between developed and developing worlds: can companies counter growing opposition to globalisation by endorsing the UN’s Global Compact? Read more >
New faces, new policies, old themes

New faces, new policies, old themes

June 01, 1997 With the new government in office, here are the main issues of interest in community affairs, with the key personalities and the legislation promised in the Queen's Speech. Read more >
BP: three challenges of the third age

BP: three challenges of the third age

June 01, 1997 The triple challenge to achieve commercial success, environmental sustainabilty and positive social impact faces all major corporations. How is BP meeting them, as its enters what the chief executive describes as its third age of operations, working increasingly in socially unstable parts of the world? Read more >