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CSR comprises 11% of a company’s value
By nurturing, growing and protecting companies’ brand and reputation value, corporate responsibility can potentially comprise 11% of a firm’s total value, according to a joint study undertaken by IO Sustainability and Babson College. The Project ROI research project maintains that businesses with effective corporate responsibility programmes have added $1.28bn in shareholder value over 15 years. Among the other positive benefits associated with effective corporate responsibility practices are a 13% increase in employee productivity and a reduction in employee turnover of up to 50%. The study, which was commissioned by Verizon and Campbell Soup, is based on an analysis of 300 peer-reviewed studies.
British women don’t feel discriminated against
Most women in the UK do not feel worse off at work on account of their gender, despite compelling evidence that structural discrimination exists in the workplace. Only 13% of women believe they lose out on pay or promotion opportunities because of gender bias. Even though only three in 10 senior executive positions are held by women, the report finds no evidence that women lose out on promotion because they take time out of work to raise a family. The Women at Work report...