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Welcome to our blog. Here, you can keep up with our latest projects and news, get insights into the world of visual storytelling and communication for development and go behind the scenes to meet the creative team responsible for our work.

31st January, 2016

Celebrating Coke’s CSR Work with the Women of Borneo

A sea of women wearing bright red Coca-Cola baseball caps greeted our man in Malaysia, Rudi Towiro, when he arrived on the island of Borneo to shoot a video for the company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) department. Though already an experienced cinematographer and photographer with shoots on a range of development topics under his belt, he says that this was one of his more [...]
8th July, 2016
Corporate social responsibility, CSR, sustainability, corporate citizenship, business, planet

Five Key Elements of Outstanding CSR Practice: Our Answer to the Sceptics

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives attract the disdain of many a sceptic. The United Nations’ ‘Global Compact’ initiative provides a five-step guide for businesses to align their strategies to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an initiative that Nestlé, Unilever and numerous other companies of varying sizes have publicly signed up to. But corporate efforts to move towards sustainable practices are still frequently perceived as token gestures. Human rights advocates and environmental activists circle above community- and environment-focused initiatives [...]
8th March, 2017
EngenderHealth, girls, friends, Jharkhand, India, ARSH

Four Fabulous Female-Focused CSR Schemes

It’s International Women’s Day! As the world turns its focus firmly to women’s issues and celebrates all things female, we’re featuring four fantastic corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects that are improving the lives of women and girls around the world. NGO-led projects focusing on women’s rights, gender equality, ending female genital mutilation and securing female empowerment have been [...]
27th April, 2018

Storytelling Wows, Sustainable Business Reports Bore

It’s 2018. Today’s customers are connected. They have information bombarding them through their various devices all day, every day. Consumers are more socially, ethically and environmentally conscious than ever before. Many businesses are rising to the demands of their clients by sourcing responsibly, paying fair wages, shrinking their footprints on the planet and trying to produce sustainably. This should be an important part of their brand stories, but how well is it really being communicated to the public? [...]