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Head of cities at Uber reveals how intrapreneurship is the driving force behind sustainable cities & driverless cars
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Fred Jones speaks about how a culture of intrapreneurship at Uber is behind innovations such as driverless cars.
Sarah Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
University of the West of England
Posted on: 03.04.17
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Boosting brand value with a developed CSR policy

The power non-financial data has to influence the long term success of an organisation cannot be underestimated. In the age of big data, businesses are increasingly looking at how they can harness...
Joe  Jones
Joe Jones
SustainIT
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Small business tips to lower IT costs

Keeping IT infrastructure efficient, up to date and economically viable is one of the biggest challenges any SME will face as it develops. In this article I look at some of the ways small businesses...
Dave Blackhurst
Dave Blackhurst
EvolvIT Ltd
Posted on: 01.03.16
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Employee Volunteering: a reboot for your business

It seems backwards somehow, doesn't it? To encourage your business to work smarter - spend time out of the office. But there is a real concrete business benefit to employee volunteering. Everyone...
Laetitia Watts
Laetitia Watts
Business in the Community
Posted on: 14.09.15
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Why should businesses make Fair Trade a priority?

Fair trade bananas from Dominican Republic, free trade coffee from Uganda... we've all grown familiar with the labels on the supermarket shelves in recent years. But what does "fair trade" really...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.15
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Let's stop guilt tripping people into being green

2015 is here: Bristol's year in the sun. But there are some real concerns that we still run a risk of switching people off by making them feel that leading a sustainable lifestyle is expensive,...
Nina Skubala
Nina Skubala
Business West
Posted on: 18.12.14
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Three reasons why doing good is good for business

When you think of some of the world's top brands, at first you might think about their market domination, huge profits and large customer base, however, many of the world's biggest brands have got to...
Laura Cunningham
Laura Cunningham
Business West
Posted on: 24.09.14
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Quick tips to make your Corporate Social Responsibility effective

With Corporate Social Responsibility here to stay, companies are now making it an integral part of their business. By embracing CSR ideas, business is better able to direct policy in areas including...
Leigh Jenkins
Leigh Jenkins
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 17.06.14
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How to recycle and manage waste in the office

An organised office will help you run a successful business and ensuring excess rubbish doesn't clutter the workspace is a key part of this.
Tim Brown
Tim Brown
ImRubbish
Posted on: 08.01.14
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