Yes folks the UK’s 2015 General Election is just over nine months away! (No! Don’t all switch channels now! The next bit’s really interesting!) What reminded me of this was the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development’s CIPD manifesto for work: A policy programme to champion better work and better working lives On the one hand not the snappiest of titles; on the other hand a convincing and effective piece of advocacy. And it is advocacy about an important issue: how to make Britain’s labour force more efficient and therefore the economy more productive. Other organisations would be wise to follow
When I first arrived in Brazil in 2011, I was greeted by an overwhelming of the senses. I felt as if I had entered into a vibrant cultural maze where the language, the rhythms, the people – everything was intense and unfamiliar. This was the very beginning, the culture shock phase, of the sublime eight months that I spent living in Brazil as a student of international development at Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro.
Corporate Citizenship has helped to launch a new Chime ‘Youth Labs’ initiative today in London. The ‘Youth Labs’ initiative was created by the Chime Communications Youth Board earlier this year in order to bring a diverse group of 16-21 year old’s into Chime. The initiative has the dual purpose of offering the young group a unique insight into the inner workings of a global communications network whilst offering Chime an insight into the elusive ‘youth’ audience.
Corporate responsibility consultants Corporate Citizenship have launched their latest research report on Creating Resilient Strategies. With a focus on the North American, European and South East Asian markets, the research combines the valuable insights and experiences of 16 global companies – including Jaguar Land Rover, Singapore Telecommunications and United Airlines – as they face the challenges associated with creating resilient strategies.
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Today, the Good Relations Group launched their latest research report on “The DNA of a ‘Good’ Technology Company”. The research focused on the importance of ‘Good’ in B2B technology purchasing decisions and looked at the emphasis the c-suite place on good recommendations, good references, and good actions when making big technology purchasing decisions.
We have had a busy day here at Corporate Citizenship, preparing for not just one, but two research launches which are both taking place tomorrow morning in London.
An article in the Financial Times today – ‘making good work pay is the next big imperative’ quoted LBG in relation to companies investment in the community.