Welcome to Article 13, we are experts in business responsibility, typically in the areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and governance. This site is designed to deliver an independent view of the issues facing your business - we will help you change the way you do business, profitably.
Article 13 is a business consultancy that seeks to unlock the opportunities of Corporate Social Responsibility to enable organisations to innovate in a totally different way.
Article 13 helps business deliver a new way of doing business which results in light footed, future-looking organisations. For more information and updated business briefings on these issues see below
Corporate Social Responsibility describes an approach by which an organisation:
is derived from principles of sustainable development.
This site is designed as a 'one-stop shop' for information - drawing together everything you need to know to stay ahead of the game.
The leading edge
Our 'expert view', updated every quarter, defines the next big issue rising up the CSR agenda - and how it will affect business. Often quite controversial, it is written by many of our network of leading opinion formers and each article links CSR and sustainable development.
How other companies are changing the way they do business is demonstrated on our 'best practice' page. We show why they are implementing CSR, what they are doing, and how it delivers competitive edge.
We supply you with 'briefing papers' on CSR and business and UK Government consultations as well as newly released research reports on CSR and sustainability.
To complete the information circle, we invite a CSR practitioner to provide his or her insights on the latest CSR (corporate social responsibility) topic we are focusing on.
The 'knowledge centre' page is a reference tool that you can use when navigating the world of CSR.
And what is CSR?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the concept that an enterprise is accountable for its impact on all relevant stakeholders. Any company strategy incorporating corporate social responsibility should be based on an integrated and balanced approach to economic, social and environmental factors. This requires innovative thinking, new skills and closer involvement of the social partners (Source: EU Green Paper Promoting a European framework for Corporate Social Responsibility).