ESG

Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia, by Campbell Brewer

Go, Patagonia! Billionaire owner gives firm to charity

BILLIONAIRE Yvon Chouinard, founder of outdoor fashion retailer Patagonia, has given his company to a charitable trust to fight climate change. Under the new structure,...
All male board showing a lack of gender diversity

Could matching EU quotas improve UK gender diversity?

By FRANCESCA ANOJA FROM June 2026, all 27 EU member states will have to enforce mandatory quotas that ensure at least 40 percent of non-executive...
Big Issue vendor

Contactless payments boost for Big Issue sellers

THE BIG Issue Group (TBIG) has equipped 1,000 of its vendors with contactless technology. It is fast-tracking to its goal of enabling all 1,500 vendors...
Tamer Group, Tamer Logistics truck in loading bay

Caring for people, looking for growth — wisdom from Tamer Group

INITIATIVES from Tamer Group are panning out in all sorts of positive ways. Its three-year plan to incorporate business-relevant WEF Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics — targeting...
Big Issue Invest — social investment

Big Issue Invest puts £40m into social enterprises

BIG ISSUE Invest (BII) has launched its 2020-2021 Impact Report. The social investment arm of The Big Issue supported 184 social enterprises across the UK...
Tamer Group, logistics, warehousing

Entrepreneurship, zest for growth, and a major milestone approaching

Tamer Group has prospered by sticking to its principles and adapting to changing market environments… HEADQUARTERED in Jeddah, Tamer Group offers a full end-to-end service,...
Driving For Change bus

London buses bringing aid to the capital’s homeless

Change Please has repurposed two London buses to support people sleeping rough on the capital’s streets. The initiative — Driving for Change — backed by...
Afghanistan Landscape Bamiyan - Turquoise Foundation

The Monsoon Accessorize Trust continues support for Afghanistan education projects

THE MONSOON Accessorize Trust has been supporting education projects for Afghani women and children over the past two decades — and says it will...

Israel ice cream row heats up

ICE CREAM maker Ben & Jerry's is to end sales in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The firm intends to construct a different distribution...
Impact 12 members

Universities team-up to launch investment fund

TWELVE leading UK universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, have joined forces to create an investment fund. The 10-year, multi-million-pound Impact 12 fund will support social...