by Addison Peers-Johnson Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is getting paid a lot of lip-service. So much lip-service, in fact, that companies are even finding it necessary to specify in their marketing materials that their CSR policy isn’t simply a ‘box-ticking’ exercise. Mark Goyder’s report for Tomorrow’s Company, for example, describes this common kind of approach […]
The 38th edition of the London Marathon is fast approaching, and will take place this Sunday, on 22nd April. It is one of the most spectacular events to take place yearly in the capital, featuring over 40,000 people running 26.2 miles around the city, and backed by cheering crowds (over 750,000) throughout. Whilst celebrating some of the best […]
Charities Aid Foundation has now published ‘UK Giving 2018’, the largest study of the UK’s generosity and a crucial report giving vital insights on the latest giving trends. So, what has the report found? The total amount given to charity increased to £10.3 billion, a significant leap from the 2016 figure of £9.7bn. The most […]
Tuesday night’s Celebrity Bake Off for Stand up to Cancer was a tough watch. Not because of the disastrous bakes, but for the charity campaign video in the middle of the episode. This week featured a young boy, who having survived cancer once, unfortunately passed away when it later returned. In between his diagnoses, his […]
At Cause4, we are all about celebrating successful individuals to share their talents and innovative ideas with as many people as possible. As part of this, we decided to dedicate a blog to those people we feel have gone above and beyond. Each month we will be sharing our top picks for Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Business […]
In 2017, The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar of Zoe Amar Communications co-wrote The Charity Digital Skills Report, to help understand the digital needs of the charity sector. Unfortunately, the findings of this report were somewhat concerning and showed a lack of dedication from the sector to digital change. The report showed that 50% of charities don’t have a digital […]
We take a look at the World Wildlife Foundation’s ‘Earth Hour’ campaign, what we admire about it, and how you can get involved.
Today started with a saddened tone, with newspapers declaring the passing of science’s, cosmology’s, and the universe’s brightest star, Stephen Hawking. In a heart-warming reaction to this news, the Motor Neurone Disease Association, a leading Motor Neurone Disease charity, is facing technical difficulties as it website has crashed due to the inundation of people showing […]