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Roger Cowe: a tale of two attitudes

Roger Cowe: a tale of two attitudes

December 01, 2002 A recent spat between the Institute of Public Policy Research and the Institute of Directors presented the CSR debate with a rare outing on mainstream TV. While the pundits discuss companies' CSR credentials, Roger Cowe asks what it will take for the reality to match the rhetoric. Read more >
Employment: sharpening the UK skills set

Employment: sharpening the UK skills set

October 01, 2002 Yet another attempt is being made by government to involve business in training schemes to tackle the continuing national skills shortage scandal. Will this one work any better than the last? Read more >
Roger Cowe: political myopia

Roger Cowe: political myopia

October 01, 2002 This year’s party conferences showed where CSR sits in the political spectrum. The answer: depressingly absent. In his regular Briefing column, Roger Cowe examines what drives the political and press agendas, and asks what companies must do to make themselves heard. Read more >
Diversity: dismal record on race revealed

Diversity: dismal record on race revealed

August 01, 2002 New benchmark studies show few companies are making progress on racial diversity. Disability, gender and age are better, but not by much. Yet government, business and intermediaries continue to champion the business case. Read more >
Roger Cowe: making sense of sustainable development

Roger Cowe: making sense of sustainable development

August 01, 2002 Every niche field permits itself its own jargon, but if anyone else is going to listen, then intelligent ways of communicating are a must. Two short films show how breaking down sustainable development into manageable components will help the overall message hit home. Read more >
Building a common vision

Building a common vision

April 01, 2002 As the productivity gap between the UK and its competitors widens, Will Hutton highlights the areas that business leaders should consider addressing in order to increase outputs. Read more >
Disability: CSR’s elephant in the bedroom?

Disability: CSR’s elephant in the bedroom?

February 01, 2002 2003 is the European Year of Disabled People, but who's noticing? Susan Scott-Parker examines why so few companies seem to be truly engaging with this key CSR issue, despite the clear business case for doing so. Read more >