Blogs

Blogs

Apr 2020

COVID-19 and the environment – a brief respite or an omen?

Reduce human activity. One simple measure is proving to alleviate the crisis that has brought the world to a stand-still….

Apr 2020

Ethics in a time of Crisis

We are facing a global emergency with multifaceted consequences that will transform our personal and professional relationships. An epidemic is…

Apr 2020

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Gender

Outbreak of diseases and pandemic often have gendered impacts that might go unnoticed in the beginning but can have serious…

Apr 2020

Family-friendly workplace redefined

With entire countries on lockdown, millions are engaging in work from home routines for the first time in their lives….

Apr 2020

The COVID-19 and Impact on our Livelihoods

According to global experts, another pandemic like the 1918 influenza epidemic was inevitable. It was not a matter of if…

Oct 2019

CERB Celebrates Global Ethics Day 2019 with a Theme; “Business Should Value Power of Ethics”

Pakistan Business Council’s Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (CERB) has partnered with ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants),…

Jun 2019

Inclusivity of Differently-Abled People in the Workforce

It is estimated that more than 15% of the world’s population has some form of disability in terms of mental,…

Apr 2019

Ethics and Governance Workshop – April 25, 2019

Responsible Business Conduct encompasses compliance with laws; respecting human rights, environmental protection, labour relations and financial accountability.  It is a…

Mar 2019

World Water Day: Leaving No One Behind

The World Water Day, observed on 22nd March every year, advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The date…

Mar 2019

Mental Wellness in Companies

According to World Health Organization (2017), one in five people are likely to experience mental health problems in the workplace….

Mar 2019

How Could Ethical Business Practices Help Water Issue?

We all know, water is a source of life. Increased awareness and understandings have made us realize, water is also…

Mar 2019

Ring the Bell Ceremony for Gender Equality 2019

The International Women’s Day (IWD), which started as a movement for demands for basic women rights such as equal pay…

Jan 2019

Air Quality, Health and Industry

The World Health Organization (WHO) states that globally, 92% of people are exposed to unhealthy air and this stat continues…

Jan 2019

Committing to the SDGs: Ensuring responsible consumption and production – SDG 12

Businesses are the primary drivers of economic growth. Not only do they create employment opportunities that lead to economic progress…

Jan 2019

Why does Business in Pakistan Need To Build a Culture of Integrity in 2019

“In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard.” – Nicholas Sparks In November, Carlos…

Dec 2018

A commitment to Sustainable Development in Pakistan’s Business Sector

A commitment from the top is seen to be an essential role in implementing sustainable development. Leadership’ on the Board…

Nov 2018

Breaking Boundaries: Gender Equality in the Workplace by signing the WEPs

In collaboration with UN Women Pakistan, CERB hosted two practitioner workshops on the 23rd October, in Islamabad and on the…

Sep 2018

What Does Safe Space Means to Young Fellows of Pakistan Business Council?

‘Happy, satisfied workers enhance productivity which is critical for economic growth. This raises a country’s economic profile, improves quality of…