New IoF research looks at how the public perceive fundraising

The IoF has published “What does the public think of fundraising”, public perceptions survey results which explores how people view with fundraising profession. The first in two installments of a public poll conducted by YouGov was published today by the IoF. The research looks at how the fundraising profession is seen and understood by the public, particularly at whether age, race, religion, disability, or gender make a difference to how fundraising is perceived. The second installment will explore how people view a career in fundraising and will be made available on…

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The Frightening Reality Of Food Waste Is Revealed As Brits Bin 8 Million Pumpkins At Halloween

Forget ghosts, ghouls and zombies – research shows that the scariest part of Halloween is the amount of wasted pumpkin innards that end up in UK bins. A whopping 8 million pumpkins were binned in 2017, equating to enough portions of pumpkin pie to feed the entire nation this Halloween. The new study of 1,000 UK adults, commissioned by stock brand, Knorr, has revealed that last Halloween, nearly two thirds (58%) of the nation bought pumpkins for carving or decorative purposes, but only a mere third (35%) of these people…

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The story behind We Are F

 We Are F tell us how they came to be: In January 2018, we co-founded a Digital Marketing Boutique, We Are F, with the aim of supporting female entrepreneurs and female-founded businesses. Initially, this proved to be incredibly challenging – we received a lot of hateful comments and reactions – but after two years we are still here, and stronger than ever before. The reason that my business partner and I originally decided to found We Are F, has its roots in a particularly traumatic experience with a previous employer, a director…

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Tackling Sustainable Development Goal 6: How Beverage Industry Giants Are Accelerating Water Action Through Collaboration

ABInBev. American Beverage Association. Bacardi. Beam Suntory. Brown-Forman. Carlsberg Group. Constellation Brands. Diageo. HEINEKEN. Keurig Dr. Pepper. Molson Coors and MillerCoors. Ocean Spray. PepsiCo. Pernod Ricard. The Coca-Cola Company. These 16 companies are industry giants, delivering nearly every corner of the world with thirst-quenching drinkables of every variety. On the streets, these companies are competing for consumer affections and loyalty. But behind the scenes, they’re tackling one of our world’s most pressing challenges: water. “Across the world, hundreds of millions of people lack access to safe, clean water—not to mention…

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Improving Child Health in Nigeria Through Education, Awareness and Quality Water and Sanitation Products

Aimcare, a Nigerian social enterprise focusing in hygiene education, has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to facilitate access to clean water and sanitation to 200,000 low-income Nigerians in rural areas through its WaterEase platform by 2024. In addition, it will educate 300,000 low-income rural Nigerians on hygiene, sanitation and waste management practices through its Extensive Health Education programs and provide 50,000 women with maternity/birth kits. In tandem, Aimcare will provide employment opportunities to 100 low-income female distributors.  Launched in 2008, BCtA aims to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…

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