ESG is all about the actions companies take to have a positive influence on the world. ESG covers three main areas that companies can work on — Environment, Social, Governance. Covering every element of ESG is a tall order. And a lot of work goes into designing ESG programs that will create real, meaningful impact […]
The benefits of being a purpose-driven business are clear. Leading with purpose increases brand advocacy, customer retention, employee engagement, and investor appeal.
No matter where you are in your purpose journey, this checklist of practical actions will help make your business more purpose-driven.
It’s Pride Month and in villages, towns and cities across the UK, communities are celebrating and amplifying LGBTQIA+ voices. To mark the occasion, we’ve been speaking with non-profits working in the LGBTQIA+ space about what they do and how all organisations can bring inclusivity to the forefront. Dive in for inspiration and advice from 6 […]
There’s been a major business shift in recent years. Hallelujah! Leading companies are recognising the importance of all stakeholders – not just shareholders but workers, customers, suppliers and local communities. When businesses engage with each of these groups they reap the rewards. We work with businesses that want to engage with local communities. These businesses […]
Purpose is at the top of every smart CEO’s mind. 79% of business leaders believe purpose is key to business success (according to this PwC survey). And more business leaders than ever are approaching ActionFunder for support in putting their purpose into practice. Business leaders are refocusing to make purpose central to their strategies. Some are […]
CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) – and it’s alternative acronym ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) – has officially taken centre stage. The UK saw a 74% increase in CSR-related roles in 2021. And we know that those roles are intended for more than virtue signalling. How do we know that? Because 28% of them are at the […]
Businesses of all shapes and sizes come to ActionFunder to drive community engagement and increase their impact. Our friends at x+why are interested in community and impact too. This fellow B Corp runs co-work spaces for businesses driven by purpose. So, what does x+why think about business as a force for good? We asked a […]
You don’t have to look far to find headlines about the rise in ESG. All over the UK, companies large and small are shifting to a ‘force for good’ mindset. So, what does it all mean for business philanthropy?
The pandemic revealed both a) the vital role of community and b) the expectation on business to be a force for good. These two come together when businesses can connect with communities and support them to make positive waves, locally. All over the UK, community groups urgently need help to tackle serious local problems. Meanwhile, […]
Grassroots sports clubs are essential in the community as they provide a big range of activities to fit many backgrounds and abilities. More than just supporting people to get into sports, they are a tool for social impact, reaching people from all walks of lives. Find out how you can support them.