Tag Archive for 'CSR'

Guernsey Post helps Herm prepare for Britain in Bloom competition

May 30th, 2013 by Guernsey Post Ltd.

A team from Guernsey Post travelled to Herm Island on 23 May 2013 to take part in a community project to help Herm gardeners Brett Moore and Rosie Wheeler prepare for the upcoming Britain in Bloom ‘Champion of Champions’ competition. The project coincides with Guernsey Post’s latest stamp issue which celebrates Herm with six stamps […]

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 […]

Herm Island’s Britain In Bloom entry to be helped by Lloyds TSB staff

May 10th, 2013 by Lloyds TSB Offshore Ltd

Lloyds TSB staff will be helping Herm with its entry into Britain in Bloom’s Champion of Champions competition. In recognition of its consistently high standards in the overall Britain in Bloom competition, Herm has been nominated for the Champion of Champions category along with four other communities across the British Isles. The island’s gardening team, […]

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 […]

Lloyds TSB Channel Islands staff in 2012 raise £43,762 for good causes

February 6th, 2013 by LLoyds TSB Foundation for the Channel Islands

More than 41 charities in Jersey and Guernsey have received a share of £43,762 – money that was raised by Lloyds TSB employees during 2012. The money was raised through staff participation as part of Lloyds TSB’s ongoing commitment to the community and supplemented by match funding from the bank. Some corporate donations were also […]

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 […]

Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association receives generous donation from Spearpoint Ltd

December 12th, 2012 by Spearpoint

Spearpoint Limited, the investment and wealth management firm based in Guernsey, has raised £7,680.29 in just one day for the Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association. Spearpoint raised the funds by donating their commission on all trades carried out on Friday 30 November 2012. The business chose the Guernsey Alzheimer’s Association after asking clients and friends to nominate […]

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 […]