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In the midst of the pandemic, society is evolving and adapting at an exponential pace. As recruitment and talent development specialists, we feel uniquely placed to provide insight into the direction that our core markets are taking as we work our way through this changed environment. The first instalment of our Rising Sun series will provide an informative platform to drive purpose-driven agendas forward and to support sustainability and EHS professionals to acclimatize.
On 3 March, Helen Pradas-Page convened a roundtable centred around the new UK Stewardship Code 2020; which is key to how investment can bring about a more sustainable future to benefit the economy and wider society. The event was attended by leading figures from across the capital market ecosystem; our whitepaper summarising the discussion is available here.
Acre's Tom Townsend, Senior Consultant | EMEA, spent time with two leading procurement experts, talking through different areas – he wanted to find out whether procurement is tackling these issues well and whether there was a more fundamental problem with how teams are focused on competing priorities. In order to get a balanced perspective, he spoke with Dave Howson, Procurement Risk & Sustainability Director at Coty and Angus McIntosh, former Chief Procurement Officer at Beiersdorf.
Over the course of April, Acre convened a number of virtual round-tables to discuss business continuity and effective Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) leadership during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Our banking and finance team are proud to have partnered with London CIV, who today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Jackson as their Head of Responsible Investment.
The new role will focus on LCIV’s sustainable and long-term contribution to responsible investing and the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) influences.
The 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Market Survey, undertaken by Acre, Carnstone and Flag, has been developed to provide a comprehensive insight into the salaries & benefits, responsibilities and backgrounds of people working in the CRS sector.
Our aim is for the results to divulge details on diversity, budgets and team sizes as well as drawing comparisons across the previous surveys.