Persuasive Environmental Strategy

Published in FM World I’m just back from Portugal where I had a great time – thank you.  As is my want I took loads of photos over there and I’m really pleased with how they came out.  In some I’m pleased with the composition in others how I’ve caught the light.  But when I […]

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Social Future Of Commercial Waste

As published in               Fresh Business Thinking Saving money and helping society is an unlikely combination, but if you take the new waste regulations seriously you could find yourself doing just that. It’s not often businesses get the chance comply with regulations whilst reducing costs and improving CSR, so the policy is definitely worth a look. […]

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Attracting the big fish and creating a community asset

As published on the Guardian “social enterprise” website Looking back over the ten years since I started Green-Works I’ve had a chance to reflect both on what we’ve achieved and what’s still left to do. In the beginning we saw that office furniture was being discarded by large commercial and government organisations on an enormous […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility; Solid partners or Fair Weather friends?

Fair-weather Friends? by Colin Crooks Corporate Social Responsibility is not a ‘nice to have’ which should become a sacrificial lamb in a cost cutting exercise.  Companies have invested heavily in their reputation as caring and considerate employers and responsible members of society for very good reasons.  Their employees are interested, and take positive encouragement from […]

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