When it comes to the importance of social responsibility, there are concerns that the progress that has been made in the CSR space over the past few years may be undone during this continued crisis. Even though industries and organisations
Kenan Malik recently highlighted an important truth - that although Covid-19 does not discriminate, the devastation wreaked by the virus is not equally shared. South Africa has the highest number of detected infections in Sub Saharan Africa, at more than
Employee engagement is at the core of a company's long-term strategy. Businesses that understood that point have been more likely to attract Millennial and Gen Z talent and have thrived in a happy environment. So, how will companies approach employee
Employee engagement is at the core of a company's long-term strategy. Businesses that understood that point have been more likely to attract Millennial and Gen Z talent and have thrived in a happy environment. However, some of the core things
Every year, the Mental Health Foundation organises Mental Health Awareness Week, encouraging people to open up about mental health and find ways to improve the mental wellbeing of everyone. Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is all about kindness, an important
I started in this profession - journalism - thinking (and being taught in school and on the job) that the media has one simple role: to inform the public. However, over the years and even more so with the rise of
You can’t be in CSR and not wonder about the lasting effects of Covid-19 on both the profession and the robust, connected ecosystem of people and causes. Jumping to the punch line, the answer – of course – is that
“We need to focus in on our core business right now.” “We have other more important things to focus on.” “No more diversity and inclusion activities for the next 90 days.” These statements are being made by some companies in
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the biggest school shutdown in history, affecting 1.5 billion young people across the world. In the UK, 85% of children are staying at home as their school is closed (UNESCO 2020). School closures have
The first quarter is an important time for supply chain corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Companies typically use this opportunity to engage their suppliers and write their annual reports on conflict minerals, greenhouse gas emissions, and other key performance indicators
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