Plastic Free focus for World Environmental Day

June 5th is World Environment Day, the date that the United Nations designated to raise awareness of the environment and focus political attention and action worldwide.    World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. Another resolution, adopted … Continue reading Plastic Free focus for World Environmental Day

Shout about your achievements!

It’s not every day that you hear stories of outstanding customer service, so I was really impressed to hear a friend’s account of her interaction with sofa retailer DFS. Severe allergies mean buying new furniture can be a minefield, so my friend felt reassured when DFS worked with her to identify what would be suitable … Continue reading Shout about your achievements!

What skeletons could rock your business?

A core theme of sustainability is an organisation’s resilience – its ability to ensure it has access to sufficient resources now and in the future; a workforce that can meet changing demands and a product or service that can be adapted to suit customer expectations. Implicit in this is an organisations’ reputation as an employer … Continue reading What skeletons could rock your business?

Is Workplace Volunteering a benefit or a bind?

Next week is National Volunteering Week, so I thought it a good time to reflect on the positive reasons for having a workplace volunteering scheme.  I have been a volunteer in many different organisations in a variety of roles, and I can vouch for the positive benefits – a sense of contribution, meeting lovely people, … Continue reading Is Workplace Volunteering a benefit or a bind?