Consumer goods giant says pledge for inclusion and fair wages across global supply chain will make it a “better, stronger business” – while CEO Alan Jope says company “does not believe in shareholder primacy”.
Can philanthropy tackle the root causes of climate change and inequality? Laudes Foundation CEO Leslie Johnston thinks so. The second in our series profiling European leaders in corporate philanthropy.
“We are aiming high because we have no other option” - new campaign from business leaders, academics, legal experts, social enterprise support bodies and regional authorities calls for immediate shakeup of company law.
Bite-sized stories this week from the impact investing and social enterprise world: BlackRock faces up to climate risk, most responsible FTSE 100 firm revealed, Charity Commission opens up conversation on responsible investing, and more.
Writing in Pioneers Post Quarterly's Autumn edition, Peter Holbrook, chief executive of Social Enterprise UK, sees government reform, greater transparency and boardroom leadership as the way to a more equal society.