Sustainability

Too many businesses still hiding behind green PR

Many employers are relying on "made up" sustainability credentials to bolster brand awareness and compete for talent, rather than focusing on climate change and implementing effective strategies to...

HR must step up to the climate challenge

England is traditionally not very good at breaking records. Our football team never seems to lift the trophy (until this year), our transport links aren’t always on time and our happiness levels…...

FTSE 100 net zero goal to become vital to talent attraction

With 82% of FTSE 100 companies now aiming to meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050, some experts say environmental credentials will set employers apart in candidates’ eyes.

Majority of UK workers motivated by climate change

Tackling climate change has been named as a top motivator for a majority of employees, and companies could gain an advantage in the war for talent if they take note.

Top HR risks of the next decade and how to handle them

Organisational risk is a constantly changing landscape. From dealing with change to diversity and inclusion, here are some of the top HR risks businesses will face in the 2020s.

Brewdog's James Watt: Why I gave away £100m to my staff

When we announced we were giving away nearly £100 million of my own shares in Brewdog, the response was overwhelming. At our Ellon headquarters and brewery people were stunned when they heard the...

How technology can help build fairer organisations

While the environment remains a key focus, truly sustainable companies must also consider their responsibilities in the broader social context.

How to make remote work eco-friendly

Working from home, despite cutting the commute, may not be as eco-friendly as it seems. Claire Muir finds out what it takes to make hybrid work greener

Technology with purpose

HR magazine's 2022 technology supplement looks at how HR can futureproof employees’ mental wellbeing, boost organisational sustainability and improve diversity 

Businesses keen to employ refugees but need support

Refugees can play a key part in relieving the skills shortage, and would benefit greatly from employment. But are employers ready and able?

Climate 'lip service' stalls progress and leaves employees flat

Many British businesses see climate policy merely as a branding exercise, rather than something fundamental to future growth, research suggests.

How HR can help hit the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Organisations of all sizes have a responsibility to do all they can to help to protect the planet, and the onus is on HR to drive change for good, says Claire Muir.