Results for Policy & Research

Plus ça change…

Plus ça change…

August 01, 2001 EU governments have made an unprecendented appeal to companies to help tackle social and economic issues. Catelijne Wessels is working for EBNSC to help organise the business response. Here she examines the real issues for companies from a European perspective. Read more >
Chris Staples: Not another partnership!

Chris Staples: Not another partnership!

June 01, 2001 The word 'partnership' was used 6,197 times in the UK Parliament in 1999, up from 38 times in 1989, Demos reported recently. 'Let's be clear what it actually means', says Zurich Financial Services' community affairs director. Read more >
Protest voting

Protest voting

June 01, 2001 Riots in Sweden, low turnouts in elections – are governments forsaking their responsibilities? Read more >
Labour, business and the second term

Labour, business and the second term

June 01, 2001 After a dull campaign, low turnout and another huge majority, what does Labour’s re-election mean for business involvement in social issues? And how should companies respond? Mike Tuffrey examines the prospects. Read more >
Georg Kell: the UN’s Global Compact, one year on

Georg Kell: the UN’s Global Compact, one year on

June 01, 2001 July sees the first anniversary of the launch of the United Nations’ Global Compact with companies. Georg Kell, who leads the Compact’s development from the Secretary-General’s office, reflects on the Compact’s genesis, and gives a preview of the first year’s activity report. 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 >
Mind the skills gap

Mind the skills gap

February 01, 2000 Two years on from the start of the government’s New Deal youth employment scheme, education and training remains as high as ever on the national agenda of economic concerns. Read more >