In recent years the world has changed with the emergence of social responsibility, sustainability, struggling economies and rising energy costs. Public perception of these issues has risen significantly, you can’t turn on the TV or radio without reference to them. It’s not just the environmentalists who are talking, it is the politicians, the economists, business and industry leaders and most importantly the public.
Everyone, it seems, wants to be more sustainable because where austerity takes sustainability gives. The biggest driver is saving money. Promoting sustainability and CSR can become an integral part of an organisations brand personality. Almost every organisation can do this. It is amazing what we are already doing that we don’t talk about
Ecobrand helps organisations promote their CSR and sustainability efforts, to achieve their missions, deliver on values and stand out from the competition. We enhance your efforts by engaging customers, employees and stakeholders. By creating partnerships. By improving brand reputation and shouting about your contribution to the green economy.
Sustainability and CSR audits
How to minimise the environmental impact of your operations by adopting the best possible environmental practices in:
- Energy and resource consumption
- Renewable energy use
- Reducing waste and increasing recycling
- Preventing pollution and minimising use of hazardous materials
- Green travel
- Ethical supply chain management
- Promoting environmental awareness among suppliers
- Considering the effects that your operations may have on the local community
- Reporting on your sustainability performance in the annual report.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards
The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
In crowded marketplaces, companies strive for a unique selling proposition that can separate them from the competition in the minds of consumers.
CSR can play a role in building customer loyalty based on distinctive ethical values.
Companies can benefit from building a reputation for integrity and best practice.
Benchmarking involves reviewing competitor CSR initiatives, as well as measuring and evaluating the impact that those policies have on society and the environment, and how customers perceive competitor CSR strategy.
We would welcome inquires from companies keen to help the environment who are interested in sponsoring the International CSR Excellence Awards and the Green Apple Awards.
By sponsoring a sector or category in the these awards you, will differentiate your company as a leader and supporter of sustainability and the protection of the environment.
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