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  • Four ways to grow your charity's sustainability strategy

    Topics: Procurement and resources / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Mia Brown *
    On: 09.08.2022

    How can the charity sector keep up with expected sustainability demands, as measurable performance and tangible outcomes become standard? Mia Brown from TSP, shares advice on getting started with your charity's ESG strategy.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Harness the power of ESG to boost your charity’s employer brand

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Jennifer Jackson
    On: 01.08.2022

    Jennifer Jackson from Third Sector Jobs, explores how communicating your ESG policies can help you stand out as a charity and an employer.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Remote working, works! Here's how…

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 26.07.2022

    Does remote working really work? Presenting at this year’s CFG Annual Conference on 30 June, Kirsten Buck and Katy Stanley from PTHR, shared how they’ve made ‘remote first’ work for them and why ‘office optional’ IS the future, for people and the planet.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
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  • Case study: How Stewardship is generating kingdom impact

    Topics: Investment / Funding / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Janie Oliver
    On: 25.07.2022

    What are the impacts of your investments? Janie Oliver, Chief Financial Officer at Stewardship, shares a framework for impact that puts your most important goal at the centre of investment.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Why we’ve brought in a new area for diversity monitoring

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 06.06.2022

    Dr Clare Mills shares CFG's ongoing EDI work and explains why CFG is making changes to make its events and speaker panels as inclusive as they can be.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Taking control of your energy costs

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: CFG
    On: 16.05.2022

    CFG corporate partner Utility Aid takes a look at the utilities market and shares advice on how to keep costs as low as possible.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Gender equality? There's more work to be done!

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 07.03.2022

    On this year's International Women's Day, Caron Bradshaw OBE considers how far we've come and how far we still need to go to ensure gender equality in the workplace.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Small charities

    Financial strategy and contingency planning for smaller charities

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.11.2021

    How can smaller charities set out a plan for their finances? Where's the best place to start? As part of CFG's new Small Charities Programme, cost reduction analyst James Rimmer explains what small charities can do now to plan ahead for 2022 and beyond.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Shifting the dial, one job advert at a time

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 25.10.2021

    CFG reaffirms its commitment to #ShowTheSalary to end discriminatory recruitment practice.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Facing organisational endings

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Written by: CFG
    On: 01.07.2021

    Charity consultant Iona Lawrence takes a look at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and explains why organisational endings can and should be good.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • Why you should always show the salary on your job ads

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 24.05.2021

    Jennifer Jackson at Third Sector Jobs explains why salary transparency is the right thing to do as well as an advantage for recruitment and retention.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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    What does the Queen’s speech mean for charities?

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 12.05.2021

    A raft of new policies were announced in the Queen's Speech on 11 May. CFG's Policy Manager, Richard Sagar, sifts through the small print to find out what's in store for charities.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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