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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 >
Home work or work house?

Home work or work house?

August 01, 2000 A flood of surveys shows employees want more time with their loved ones. Flexible working is the demand. So why are employers proving so slow to act? Read more >
Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value

Corporate social responsibility and shareholder value

August 01, 2000 Dr Craig Mackenzie explains why investors are becoming so interested in CSR, and what it means for the CSR manager. His company, the insurance and investment group Friends Provident, recently extended its CSR investment policy to cover the full £15 billion assets under its management. Read more >