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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 >
Tackling the skills gap

Tackling the skills gap

April 01, 2001 Despite years of effort on training, skill shortages are holding major industries back. Now companies are being forced to act themselves. Read more >
From strength to strength

From strength to strength

February 01, 2001 Corporate contributions to the arts in the UK continue their year-on-year growth, despite continuing worries about lack of relevance to social concerns. Read more >
Bringing the arts to work

Bringing the arts to work

February 01, 2001 Business investment in the arts has reached a record high in the UK, and tax law changes will make it yet more attractive. Colin Tweedy, chief executive of Arts & Business, which promotes business/arts partnerships, looks at developments linking creativity to business strategy. Read more >
Bill Cockburn: making an impact

Bill Cockburn: making an impact

December 01, 2000 BT’s UK managing director says the Business Impact Task Force report, published in November at the CBI conference, marks a milestone in corporate social responsibility in the UK – and he wants every company, small or large, now to respond by taking action. Read more >
Partnerships for progress

Partnerships for progress

December 01, 2000 As Europe embraces corporate social responsibility, a five-year grand plan for ‘human progress’ is launched. Now with EU enlargement coming, the pace of change can only quicken. Read more >
Managing reputation through a crisis

Managing reputation through a crisis

October 01, 2000 Firestone, Ford, Snow Brand, Mitsubishi, Gap, Nike: research from Oxford University shows corporate social responsibility affects a company’s ability to bounce back after a crisis. Here, Mike Regester, a specialist in corporate crisis management, highlights the role of the community affairs manager. Read more >
Investing responsibly and for profit

Investing responsibly and for profit

October 01, 2000 As the Dow Jones sustainability index celebrates its first year, evidence is mounting that institutional investors are accepting the business case for social responsibility. Read more >
Will Day: a new era of business-charity relationships?

Will Day: a new era of business-charity relationships?

October 01, 2000 After some Briefing readers asked for a charity perspective on working with business, we asked Will Day, chief executive of CARE International, and fresh from a unique cross-sector management development programme at Harvard Business School, for his thoughts..... Read more >
On the up and up

On the up and up

August 01, 2000 As big name companies strengthen their contribution programmes, latest figures show corporate giving is rising around the world. Read more >