DEI for Association Leadership
Sharon Newport seeks to help us expand our leadership capacity to advance our knowledge and skills around diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. Learning best practices and actionable takeaways, we take a holistic approach to support the integration of this lens as a core competency of association leadership. Like all leadership skills, it's a journey.
How to become an Energy Conscious Organisation (EnCO)
Energy Conscious Organisation (EnCO) aims to engage, empower and equip organisations and energy professionals to enable significant energy savings through people. EnCO integrates employee engagement with technical opportunities to reduce energy consumption, costs and carbon emissions to accelerate the journey to net zero emissions.
Associations Advancing Goal #1 - Ending Poverty
We love nothing more than investigating what associations are doing to advance their social responsibility and their members' social responsibility. We genuinely believe that membership organisations have the power and the reach to make a positive difference in the world.
The Social Responsibility of Associations
Andrew and Elisa are joined by Richard Collins of CSR-Accreditation to discuss what associations can do to address their social responsibility and help their members do the same. They delve into what social responsibility means in the context of associations, what creating a standard of social responsibility actually looks like, and how associations and their members can realise these standards.
The Global Imperatives for Social Leadership
Climate crisis, a multi-generational workforce, populism, mental health, artificial intelligence, the 'wokeplace', the gig economy, the Zoom Boom, gender equality, 5G... the list of global trends, challenges and expectations are significant. As the range of issues grows, so too do expectations and pressures on us as leaders. How do we prioritise? How do we innovate? How do we remain relevant? How do we maintain our humanity?
The Ongoing Fight against Modern Slavery
It is estimated that there are around 40.3 million people falling victim to modern slavery around the world, 13,000 estimated in the UK. But what exactly is modern slavery? What are the laws against it and how effective are the laws? How can you raise awareness in your organisation or company around this topic and how can you affect change?
Time to Shatter the CSR Façade
Social responsibility has long been a buzzword for many big corporations' marketing teams, with many well-intentioned but poorly executed pledges being made to help solve the world's problems. But in a world of hyper-transparency and employee activism, is the pretence of CSR finally dissipating?
A New Kind of Leadership
2020 has brought to light the need for leaders who care less about profits and more about people. Covid-19 and social upheaval pose great challenges for the leaders of today because never before have we seen such progression in the workplace. We have never before needed leaders who are compassionate and emotionally aware and that have the ability to bring people together.
How to be Successfully Sustainable
The term 'sustainability' is ubiquitous. We try to shop and consume sustainably to ensure a sustainable future. Advocacy groups, local governments and the United Nations promote sustainable development for a more stable world. Investors and young employees are putting intense value on analysing a corporation's sustainability practices. As the world evolves the value of sustainability is growing exponentially. But what does being successfully sustainable actually look like?