B Corps, Good Deeds Day, and Fairtrade ice cream!

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Calling all B Corps – listen up! 

Falling on April 2nd 2017, Good Deeds Day is a global day where people from 75 countries come together to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. 1.5million people participated in 2016.

It is based on a simple idea that we like a lot: that everyone can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and change the world positively. Continue reading

Guest blog: Pukka Herbs show how business can be the change

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This is a guest blog by Vicky Murray (above, left) at Pukka Herbs, about how Pukka are using Do Nation to engage their staff in sustainability.

Did you know that over 32 million litres of water are boiled every day in the UK only to go cold again?  This year at Pukka we’ve become a certified B Corp – committing as a company to ‘Be the Change we want to see in the world’.  With this powerful Ghandi quote at the front of our minds, the Pukka team have signed up with Do Nation, and committed to collectively saving 500,000 cups of tea worth of carbon over the next year through employees’ personal actions. Continue reading

Employee Engagement & CSR: it’s about more than just staff retention

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Picture stolen from twitter (thanks @sassine_makhoul) – given I was cycling at the time, I failed to photograph the one I spotted…

Cycling home the other night, I fell in behind an UberEATS cyclist. Taped to either side of his slick black UberEATS delivery box was a scruffily home-printed Deliveroo logo. Like so many other food delivery riders, he was ruthlessly batting for both sides in one of the fiercest brand competitions of our day.

To me, it epitomised the importance of employee engagement and loyalty. Continue reading

World Environment Day: your chance to shine

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Do you want to show your staff that you care about your organisation’s environmental impact?

Do you want to help your employees to improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you frustrated by the struggle to encourage colleagues to start recycling, without being labeled as a raging eco-warrior?

Or do you simply want to reduce your organisation’s energy bills and travel costs?

Do Nation is here to help. Continue reading