To mark the end of 2014, Corporate Citizenship has created a quiz to test your knowledge of sustainability events throughout the year. Click here to test your sustainability skills and benchmark yourself against other quiz-takers!
Join our live online Circular Economy Q&A with BT, BAM Construct, Riversimple and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation on the 8th January. Submit your questions in advance, then join us live as our fantastic panel use their expertise and experience to answer all of your circular economy questions.
An annual review of Corporate Community Investment (CCI), both in the UK and globally has been released today by LBG – the globally recognised framework for measuring corporate community investment. The annual review analysed data from current LBG member companies from across the globe, including: L’Oreal, Diageo, Barclays, Centrica, Royal Mail, Asda, John Lewis and many more.
Charlie Ashford says that companies need to step up to the challenge of sustainable consumption posed by Buy Nothing Day. What better way to say ‘Happy Christmas Mum’ than with a box full of nothing? That’s the question posed by Buy Nothing Day, an annual “international day of protest against consumerism” organised by Adbusters, the people who brought you Occupy Wall Street.
Over 90 companies attended Corporate Citizenship’s annual LBG meeting on the 14th November in London. LBG is the globally recognised framework for measuring corporate community investment – those companies who become LBG members, receive not only a measurement framework, but they also become part of a global network of like-minded companies who are continually looking for ways to improve and develop their community investment.
“Looking ahead, there is no likely scenario in which carbon emissions will go unconstrained”. This paper explores how leading companies are already adopting low-carbon strategies in recognition of the growing constraints on carbon. We also consider the hallmarks of low-carbon strategies and the steps companies can take to move forward on the low-carbon journey.
In CCBriefing ‘Speaking Out’ this month, RBS, UN Global Compact & more share their latest sustainability thinking on business transparency, peace, palm oil, information disclosure and corporate volunteering. Click here to read more.
The fact is, we live, work and play within a living system, one that is constantly adapting, evolving, correcting, so that current economic growth within a linear system is an obvious contradiction. Our current modus operandi – one of take-make-waste-dispose – is rapidly backfiring.
Sustainability strategy, planning and development doesn’t need to slow down as we approach the festive season. In fact, here at Corporate Citizenship it is quite the opposite! We are keen to keep sustainability at the top of corporate agendas throughout the year. With that in mind, we are hosting a number of free webinars before the end of 2014. Read on to find out more…