Why is it important?
Global warming is constantly debated in the press, and scenes of natural disasters - including flash floods, earthquakes and drought - are becoming TV news staples. The message is clear: we all need to work together to help tack More...06 August 2007 13:40
HR needs to take a leaf out of PR's book and help beat bad publicity More...30 July 2007 00:00
More than 16,000 BBC employees will undergo mandatory training in editorial integrity as a result of the crisis at the corporation.
The BBC yesterday admitted serious breaches of trust in six shows, including Comic Relief and Chi More...20 July 2007 15:31
It is irresponsible to suggest that HR directors should buy and drive an expensive, flashy car (Have a Rant... HR star in an unreasonably priced car, Personnel Today , 3 July). HR directors may have an ego - as your ranter suggested last we More...16 July 2007 00:00
Jobsite.co.uk has launched what is thought to be the first job site dedicated to environmental positions.
The online recruitment giant has teamed up with web-based environmental guide The Big Green Switch to provide Big Green Jobs More...13 July 2007 15:32
The further removed you are from your employees, the less likely they will trust you, according to research.
A survey by the British association of Communicators in Business found that while seven in 10 trust their immediate boss, only four i More...11 July 2007 13:11
HSBC is to spend $90m (£45m) over the next five years to help reduce the bank’s impact on the environment.
The company is to introduce a series of initiatives, including the use of renewable energy technology, water and waste reduct More...02 July 2007 13:00
Cornish tourist attraction and environmental complex, the Eden Project has announced the loss of a laptop containing sensitive employee information. The complex, which opened in March 2001, said a laptop went missing from the car of an employee More...19 June 2007 11:53
Marks and Spencer (M&S) has so far appointed 560 employees as 'champions' to promote its five-year, £200m environmental programme, known as Plan A .
Under the plan, by 2012 M&S aims to become carbon neutral, send no waste to l More...18 June 2007 09:30
Generation Y adults are independent thinkers who will increase the number of employer litigation cases, according to a senior recruitment specialist. Generation Y adults are primarily children of the post-war ‘Baby Boomer’ generation born between More...15 June 2007 10:00
A McDonald’s scheme to give its 67,000 employees the opportunity to buy a range of bicycles and accessories at a discount of up to 60% is providng popular with staff. In the run up to next week's national Bike Week – the annual event that ai More...14 June 2007 11:21
Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation will launch its annual Wrong Trousers Day on 29 June. Workers in the UK are being asked to pay a pound to swap their normal work attire for unusual legwear, or “just something wrong”. The national More...13 June 2007 15:55
Everybody is talking about climate change, but few employers are doing things that make a significant difference to the environment. How can HR turn words into actions? More...11 June 2007 08:00
Climate change experts have warned that the latest government plans to reduce carbon emissions will not engage staff as well as schemes already being used by employers.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has joined with go More...05 June 2007 09:00
Two MPs are leading the way in exploiting online meeting technology to reduce travel, cut their carbon footprints and save the taxpayer money.
Nick Hurd, Conservative MP for Ruislip and Northwood , and Mark Williams, Liberal Democrat More...01 June 2007 11:40
The founder of the ‘skills pledge’ Lord Sandy Leitch has been implicated in the Gordon Brown cronyism affair. The Electoral Commission revealed that Leitch, employed by the Treasury for two years to carry out the skills review, donated £5,000 to t More...31 May 2007 11:40
A new scheme to encourage businesses to help their staff leave their cars at home, save money, and reduce their impact on the environment , has been launched by Transport for London (TfL) .
‘Enterprise’ has been set up by TfL to More...18 May 2007 15:30
Members of pension funds are being urged to vote against the remuneration report of Shell at its AGM on 15 May following the oil giant’s failure to link directors’ management of non-financial issues, such as health and safety, with long-term More...15 May 2007 11:33
A company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility influences how an employee views several other areas, including interest in their wellbeing, research has found.
A survey conducted by attitude research firm Sirota Survey Intelligence More...08 May 2007 12:18
I have to comment on the ad placed in Personnel Today by Red Letter Days (3 April). Obviously champions of work-life balance, Red Letter Days has its finger on the pulse when it comes to issues of diversity, gender equality and ageism - or so yo More...24 April 2007 16:06