Tag Archive for 'Corporate Social Responsibility'

Guernsey Community Awards on 31 October 2017 at St James

October 12th, 2017 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Community Awards will be held at St James Concert & Assembly Hall on Tuesday 31 October 2017. Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind, will be the keynote speaker at the The Community Awards, which celebrates local charities, organisations, groups, individuals and businesses who work tirelessly to raise money and embark on community projects for the […]

Investec continues Amherst Primary School partnership for 3 more years

May 10th, 2013 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Investec Specialist Bank will continue to partner with Amherst Primary School for a further three years. The bank began working with the school in 2010 and has been voted by staff as its charity of choice until 2015. “We were looking to partner with a local charity or school that fulfilled our core values of […]

Beneficial to integrate sustainability into SMEs’ core business strategy

March 29th, 2013 by HW Fisher & Company

These days, the word ‘sustainability’ is ubiquitous, appearing on corporate agendas, in government policy and across current affairs. Despite this, it is a term that is still often fundamentally misunderstood and therefore often avoided as a concept. Sustainability is coming to everyday business and mainstream accountancy. It is to be embraced and not feared. Small […]

Guernsey companies invited to participate in CSR projects on Herm

January 26th, 2013 by Herm Island

“In 2012 Herm invited Guernsey companies to the island to engage in Corporate Social Responsibility projects,” Jonathan Watson, Director of Hospitality, Herm Island Ltd, said in a presentation to the B4-8 Club. “Herm Island has a small team that look after the external areas but they cannot do everything that they would like to achieve,” […]

Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility textbook published

January 5th, 2013 by Dr Wayne Visser

Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility is a comprehensive textbook on CSR Theory and Practice. ‘Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility’ (CSR) incorporates corporate responsibility, sustainable development, business ethics, corporate citizenship, business & society and corporate governance. The book begins with definitions and drivers of CSR, followed by a description of the evolution of CSR from before the industrial […]

The five stages of CSR

December 21st, 2012 by Dr Wayne Visser

In this interview Dr. Wayne Visser identifies five stages of CSR: Defensive CSR about compliance and risk management Philanthropic or charitable CSR about giving back to the community Promotional CSR about brand and reputation Strategic CSR that aligns the issues with core business by adopting codes or standards Transformative CSR that works to solve the […]

Leapfrog Recruitment Consultants supporting Teenage Cancer Trust Guernsey Appeal in 2013

November 28th, 2012 by Leapfrog Recruitment Consultants

Leapfrog Recruitment Consultants are very proud to be partnering Teenage Cancer Trust’s Guernsey Appeal and sponsoring their Afternoon Tea event on 16 March 2013. Teenage Cancer Trust was founded in 1989, with the Guernsey arm formed in 2011. These organisations are devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer. Their main […]

Investec’s help at Amherst Primary School wins CSR Community Award

November 8th, 2012 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Investec won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 2012 Guernsey Community Awards. The event, hosted by the Guernsey Community Foundation, was launched in November 2011 and celebrates community spirit. The Corporate Social Responsibility Award, in association with the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce, recognises the active involvement of a commercial company directly with a charitable […]

OSA Recruitment offering Guernsey charities use of St Peter Port shop for one week in December 2012

October 19th, 2012 by OSA Recruitment

OSA Recruitment has decided to open up their recently acquired and currently unused shop at 22 Smith Street, St Peter Port for use as a pop-up charity shop for the four weeks leading up to Christmas. Belinda Windsor, Recruitment Manager, said “we are offering four Guernsey charities or community groups the chance to occupy The […]

KPMG’s ‘Make a Difference Day’ in Guernsey in its seventh year

August 14th, 2012 by KPMG

Staff from KPMG in the Channel Islands’ Guernsey office will take time away from their desks to ‘make a difference’ in the local community in August and September 2012. As part of the firm’s annual ‘Make a Difference Day’ initiative – now in its seventh year – employees will work on a variety of community […]