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Astellas grant funds second fistula target

Community and Giving

Pharmaceutical company Astellas has pledged its continued support to the Fistula Foundation as Action on Fistula launches the second phase to treat 4,500 women with obstetric fistula in Kenya by 2020.


Global investors press G7 to stand by Paris

Investors with USD17tr AUM are pressing the G7 to stand by Paris Agreement with push for rapid implementation.

Ethical Business and Investment

ESG considerations gain momentum

FTSE Russell has released Smart beta: 2017 global survey findings from asset owners, the fourth annual survey of global institutional asset owners’ adoption and evaluation of smart beta indexing.

Environment and Sustainability

Deforestation-free supply chain

McDonald’s and L’Oréal are shifting to deforestation-free commodity supply chains alongside six other companies who make up a newly-expanded supply chain platform of CDP, the environmental data body.

Governance and Transparency

Time tells on bullish fossil fuel predictions

Campaigning group ClientEarth has written to fossil fuel companies and their investors pointing out the potential legal issues with statements regarding future fossil fuel demand in their reporting.

Environment and Sustainability

Largest GHG emitters

Thomson Reuters has released 'Global 100 Greenhouse Gas Performance: New Pathways for Growth and Leadership', a report on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the world’s 100 largest publicly traded emitters.


Consumers willing to pay for supporting a cause

A study on brand awareness has found that 40 per cent of consumers are completely abandoning brands that don’t make a positive impact on society.


UN Environment goes motor racing

Motor racing and protection of the environment are seldom placed in the same sentence, but UN Environment is backing the all-electric Formula E series in a global partnership to improve inner-city air quality by promoting alternative energy solutions and electric vehicles.

Ethical Business and Investment

Americans will boycott bad corporates

Three-quarters (76 per cent) of American consumers would be willing to boycott a product if they believe that the company producing it was operating in way that was against their principles.

Community and Giving

Marks & Spencer extends food scheme

Marks & Spencer has announced that its nationwide food redistribution scheme will now include chilled food such as meat, dairy items, poultry and ready meals.

Diversity and Equality

SHUNned generation

The skilled, homeless, unemployed now (SHUN) generation faces too many barriers to gaining employability skills and social mobility, and Carillion has launched its ‘Breaking Down a Million Barriers’ campaign to help level these impediments.

Ethical Business and Investment

Less sugar, still sweet

Coca-Cola Great Britain is ramping up its investment in Coca-Cola Zero Sugar as Nielsen data shows sales in grocery and convenience stores are up 52 per cent, and sales of no sugar Coca-Cola equal to the traditional recipe.

Community and Giving

Bloomberg launches health drive

Bloomberg Philanthropies has committed USD5 million in seed grants to support participating cities in developing and implementing policies to address NCDs and injuries.

Environment and Sustainability

LEGO builds to fully renewable energy three years early

With investment in two offshore wind farms, the LEGO Group has reached a point where 100 per cent of the energy it uses is either from, or balanced by producing, energy from renewable sources.

Why Partnerships Matter
Mark Evans of the Better Society Network interviews Nick Wright, Managing Director, Global / EMEA Community Affairs, UBS.
Interview about effective volunteering
Mark Evans, Editor of the Better Society Network interviews Emily Shelford, Head of Partnerships Management at Macmillan Cancer Support to talk about effective volunteering.
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