Wellbeing – Top Tips

This weeks guest post is by John Attley and details some of his top tips at designing and implement a wellbeing strategy. He identifies positive measures of organisational wellbeing.

Top Tip – Increasing your Sustainability / CSR Budget

If you want to increase the influence of Sustainability / CSR in your organisation, you need to increase your budget. Here’s my Top Tips (25 of them) on doing that:

Triumphing on Tax – Top Tips on Tax Avoidance

If you want to avoid petitions against your company (like this one against Amazon) and consumer boycotts like that experienced against Starbucks (on Facebook) then have a look at these top tips on tax avoidance. “Scrutiny is increasing, demands for transparency are rising and companies that don’t have a clear position will lose this debate” […]

Top Tip – Master the Materiality Matrix: Making CSR look Easy (Part 4 of 4)

In order to succeed in CSR, you need to update the Materiality Matrix regularly and also to understand the business context for CSR. This is the final part of a 4 part series: Top Tip – Master Materiality.  Other Parts: 1  2  3  4

Top Tip – Master the Materiality Matrix: Making CSR look Easy (Part 3 of 4)

The Materiality Matrix will allow you to understand the Business Case for CSR for your business (and help you put a cash value on it) and a central input to a communications strategy. This is part 3 of a 4 part series: Top Tip – Master Materiality. Subscribe to receive notification of the remaining part! Other Parts: 1  2  3  4

Top Tip – Master the Materiality Matrix: Making CSR look Easy (Part 2 of 4)

Constructing a CSR Materiality Matrix is one of the most useful things that a CSR professional can do. Getting stakeholder’s perspectives right is as important as getting the business perspective right. This is part 2 of a 4 part series: Top Tip – Master Materiality. Subscribe to receive notification of the remaining parts over the coming weeks. Other […]

Top Tip – Master the Materiality Matrix: Making CSR look Easy (Part 1 of 4)

Let’s be honest, a CSR materiality matrix isn’t an especially sexy thing. But if you do it well, then CSR gets a whole lot easier, sale-able, profitable and maybe even creative. When I train Executives on CSR or sustainability, the materiality matrix is front and centre. It isn’t a perfect framework, but it goes a long way […]

CSR in Difficult Times

Anyone who is in CSR probably thinks that it’s a tough thing to do –  which it is! But we can all draw inspiration from people who are really doing it tough by trying to get CSR embedded in particularly difficult times. Lebanon is such a place.

Top Tip – Hire the best HR Director you can find

  I still remember my first solo meeting as a CSR Professional with all the Executives of a company to talk about CSR. Present were the CEO, CFO, COO, Commercial Director, Director of Public Relations and Director of Human Resources. I was a bit nervous, but well prepared. I went through a fairly straightforward presentation on CSR, including […]