Calling on water-intensive industries to do more

Water-intensive sectors, such as those in manufacturing and production, are under more pressure than ever to take greater responsibility for their water consumption

Why doing good is great for business

Socially responsible franchising is a growing trend which can benefit business and the community

Micro-franchising: helping the world’s poor climb out of poverty

Living Goods franchisees provide essential health services, education and treatments to their neighbours in hard-to-reach areas

Who would have thought that franchises could hold the key to stimulating local economies?

Do the right thing with greater purpose

Paul Hitchens, course director, Chartered Institute of Marketing

In the minds of loyal customers, brands assume an added importance and can become a force for good which must be upheld

Why offices should be open to the local community

Office within community

Community involvement and access to office spaces are now a priority as employers and developers strive to get closer to local people