New thinking on sustainability and sustainable business is essential for those looking to maintain a leadership position in this area. Corporate Citizenship invests significantly in innovative thinking on sustainability in business, helping to form and share new ideas through research, debate and publication.
We develop our thinking in partnership with sustainable businesses, organisations and trade bodies.
In this briefing paper, we set out how forward thinking businesses can understand its context, analyse the opportunities, unlock fresh insights and innovate for long term growth. It provides an approach that business can use to develop a robust and enduring strategy in a fast changing world.
In 2011 we published Tax as a Corporate Responsibility Issue, which underlined companies’ need to address a key issue of public concern. We said that tax was growing as an issue and was not going to go away, and that companies needed to map out where they stood on tax. Now, in 2014, interest in tax has grown. Companies now need not just to map out where they stand – they must be clear about what they are doing about tax.
LBG has partnered with NPC in their first piece of research to examine the impact practices of UK funders. Funding Impact is the first piece of research to examine the impact practices of UK funders, based on a survey of 114 funders as well as in-depth surveys. The research delivers some really useful insights and highlights some fascinating challenges which together funders and charities can begin to work on.
Trust in business has been eroded in recent years. One major problem facing businesses is the inability to articulate in a convincing manner the beneficial role companies play in their wider contribution to society. In this paper we take the reader through the essential steps required to address the key issues in assessing and reporting on the broader role of business.
In this paper, we set out key challenges that companies face as they begin to integrate sustainability aspects in their procurement practices and how companies are responding.
Corporate Responsibility in Asia is increasingly about commercial advantage, not just social benefits. This report examines the CR goals, motivations, engagements and reporting of some of Singapore’s largest companies and sets them alongside global best practice.
The Corporate Citizenship Knowledge Series is a programme of regular events such as breakfast briefings and seminars, which deals with the latest issues concerning sustainability in business and stimulates debate around important global sustainability issues. Our Knowledge Series events are by invitation only. To register your interest, please click here.
11th March 2014
How can we include stakeholders more effectively in reporting? What techniques are there to improve your understanding of stakeholders? Watch video highlights and interviews from our recent Knowledge Series event.
With the economy and social inequality as topics of hot debate, there has never been a greater need for companies to explain what they do and the value they bring to the communities, countries and regions in which they operate.
A paradox: Investor interest in responsibility and sustainability performance is growing – but for most companies Investors are the least well understood and least well serviced stakeholder group.
Watch interviews and highlights from our latest knowledge series event on the growth of corporate foundations. With the launch of our new research we discuss our findings and topics on debate.
How do companies and charities measure the difference they make in community investment?