Jo Andrews, co-founder and director of social impact, Equileap, reflects on the positive economic change which is expected to result from increased gender diversity and equality in every level of the workplace.
Brhmie Balaram, senior researcher, economy, enterprise and manufacturing, RSA, reflects on the findings of the RSA report, Thriving, striving or just about surviving? An independent review of modern working practices published in January 2018.
Kate Elliot, senior ethical researcher, Rathbone Greenbank, explains how the team is continuing its 20-year history of assessing, researching and encouraging improvement in employment practices.
The environmental damage that plastic waste causes has become a global problem. Steps to address the issue are now being taken worldwide, with a reduction in non-biodegradable plastics a key goal. But how close is science to offering us viable solutions?
Graham Griffiths, head of partnerships and operations, Living Wage Foundation, explains the importance of companies committing to the living wage. By adopting evolving regional rates, that track and match a continual assessment of workers’ financial commitments and needs.
James Coldwell, investor engagement officer, ShareAction, discusses the Workforce Disclosure Initiative, an investor-backed programme to increase transparency and improve practices in global workforces.
It seems incredible that a modern metropolis could run out of water, yet this is the threat that major cities in developed and developing nations all around the world are facing. With the balance between demand and supply becoming increasingly fragile, we examine the challenges and implications.
Unchecked decisions at high levels were at the heart of the global financial crisis. Today, a decade later, there is a far sharper focus on how organisations are governed, with institutional investors expected to take a much more robust stance in calling to account the companies whose shares they own. As a leading asset manager, Rathbones takes its stewardship responsibilities seriously.