Responsible Business

Businesses have a responsibility to their communities, to be supportive and at the very least not actively cause harm. Here you will find content relating to businesses being a Force for Good, supporting charities and their local communities.

We’ve got 120 articles for you to get your teeth into on this huge topic Click here below you’ll find a flavour of what you can expect:


Day of the African Child 2021

2021’s Day of the African Child celebrations on 16th June – while still limited due to local Coronavirus restrictions – were more widespread among our partners in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe than than they were in Covid-hit 2020. Read More


What Is a B Corp?

What is a B Corp?

On this Business Brunch our guests Grant Hayward from Collaborent, Helen Denny from The Myers-Briggs Company, and Kate Sandle from B Corp UK, discuss the B Corp movement, how B Corps operates, and why it’s both good for them and for a better world. Read More


The Oxford Living Wage

On this episode of The Business Brunch, we are joined by guests Cllr Susan Brown, Leader of Oxford City Council, Carmel Conway, Economic Projects Officer at Oxford City Council, Matt Peachey, Economic Development Manager for Oxford City Council, Jake Backus, Co-founder of Common Ground Cafe and Emily Scaysbrook of Hoyle’s Of Oxford and B4’s CEO, Richard Rosser as they discuss the benefits of the Oxford Living Wage. Read More


Oxford Community Action

Why should a white guy care about diversity? And what can he do if he does?

I grew up feeling like a bit of an outsider. I have carried that with me throughout life, and always tried to think about who isn’t here, or who we aren’t talking about or including. That can be a challenging question, but I think it’s an important one for all organisations and people to think about. Read More


T…WINNING

Brendon Cross is the public face of STL, he’s also the founder of the phenomenal Twin Town charity event. Brendon Cross is the public face of STL, the energy behind the scenes and the driving force as the business builds on the twenty-five year-old foundations of its voice-based history and moves into IT based solutions. He’s also the founder of the phenomenal Twin Town charity event which this year will see cumulative funds raised for the wonderful SpecialEffect surge past £1 million. Read More

twin town racers at Blenheim

Emmaus Oxford

Emmaus supports formerly homeless people [known as Companions] by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to get themselves back on their feet again. For many people who experience homelessness, one of the biggest obstacles they must overcome is a loss of self-esteem. Read More


Creating a SpecialEffect

There’s delighted laughter coming from the Accessible Games Room at the headquarters of Charlbury-based charity SpecialEffect. There’s delighted laughter coming from the Accessible Games Room at the headquarters of Charlbury-based charity SpecialEffect. A young girl with physical disabilities has suddenly realised that she doesn’t have to sit and watch all her friends have all the fun playing video games anymore, she can join in thanks to a custom controller that the charity has created for her. Read More


Learning Support the role of the trustee in an education charity

Being a trustee is a serious commitment, but it’s very rewarding. Siân says: My first year in post has brought home to me just how vital our trustees are to the success of Quest for Learning. Being the Executive Director of a small charity sometimes means being a jack of all trades – I’m expected to have the answers on finance, HR, facilities management, IT, communications, statutory and legal matters, and more! Read More

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