Category - business

  • September 5, 2013

    A coalition of human rights and aid NGOs and unions has given a cautious welcome to a UK government Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.

  • August 21, 2013

    It was the Occupy movement world wide that first coined the phrase "the one per cent" to denote the very small number of exceptionally powerful people who make far too many of the decisions about how our world runs.

  • July 29, 2013

    As the debate continues about about whether and how credit unions and other community-based financial bodies can challenge big banking and immoral, high-interest charging pay-day lenders, the Just Festival in Edinburgh will be looking at moral and sustainable commerce.

  • February 1, 2013

    A US Methodist institution, Iliff School of Theology, has pioneered a new programme aimed at strengthening participation in the world of work.

  • December 10, 2012

    It is not just governments and political opposition movements who are accused of violating human rights, and who need to be pressed to uphold them. The corporate world, which is increasingly dominant in a globalised society, faces major issues in this area.

  • October 31, 2012

    The Scottish Government's plans to reduce the discount on business rates for owners of empty properties have been backed by Scottish Greens.

  • December 12, 2011

    When Vince Cable recently called for workers to be given a seat on company boards, and a say on what their bosses are paid, the business community was predictably dismissive.

  • November 29, 2011

    Japanese Catholic bishops have released an anti-nuclear message delayed for six months, following pressure from business people.

  • July 19, 2011

    The News Corp hacking scandal highlights key issues for business ethics and corporate responsibility, says a church-based research group.

  • July 14, 2011

    The first global survey on business ethics has found that research on the area is growing rapidly worldwide, including in emerging economies.