Tags: CSR

Everledger and Brilliant Earth sparkle responsibly

Ethically sourced bridal jewellery designer, Brilliant Earth has signed a deal with blockchain technology experts Everledger. The deal sees Everledger create a bespoke blockchain solution for Brilliant Earth’s supply chain. This will enable the jewellery company to provide absolute proof to customers about the provenance of its products. Carrie George, Brilliant Earth Director of Responsible…

Investing in the future, the responsible way

At Inforum 2017 I had the opportunity to talk with Martine Cadet, VP Global Talent Enablement at Infor. She joined Infor from Microsoft and took on the role of developing the Infor Educational Alliance Program. She initially put was in charge of the Infor Education Alliance program. Infor has a unique if at times disjointed…

Oracle SaaS solutions gets major facelift

Oracle has announced version 13 of its cloud applications software suites.  Several of the solution are updated including Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud, Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud. HCM Cloud This article focuses on the key areas Oracle has introduced in the HCM Cloud.…

SAP boosts Africa Code Week – so can you

SAP has announced that it is to support Africa Code Week as part of SuccessConnect in London. SAP will donate one euro for every tweet that includes both #SConnect17 and #AfricaCodeWeek until September 8, 2017. Interestingly, there does not seem to be an upper limit placed on the donation by the software giant. Many organisations…

Talking social philanthropy with Jessica Hyman

Like many new technologies companies, Atlassian has its own programme for giving back to the community. At the Atlassian Summit Europe in Barcelona, Enterprise Times caught up with Pledge 1% evangelist, Jessica Hyman. In this podcast, Hyman explains why Pledge 1% is important, what it means and how Atlassian is using it to forge a…

Salesforce achieves renewable energy pledge early

Salesforce has announced that it has achieved net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. This sees them honour a pledge that they intended to meet by 2050. For customers, this is a significant benefit as it ensures that the cloud services provided by Salesforce are done so with a carbon neutral cloud. These are two critical milestone on the…

Sage fund to help small non-profits

Sage has announced that it has set aside $1 million to help fund initiatives in non profit organisations across the World. The amount equates to about £800,000 and will be donated in grants between $5,000 and $35,000. Global not just UK While the press release states that the fund is available to applicants in the…

Probono Playbook – Simple steps to better social change

NetSuite has announced the release of a playbook on how to maximise the social impact. The news came in a blog by Teryll Hopper, Communications Manager of Corporate Citizenship at NetSuite. The book draws on the experience of NetSuite.org and the Taproot foundation that co-produced the book. The book is available for download here. Simple steps…

Making a sweet Impact

NetSuite held its Global Impact Week during 17-21 October. This is a week where NetSuite employees engage in helping charitable organisations with time and services. This is the second year it has taken place. Over 1,500 employees donated more than 4,100 hours of service. It is a substantial increase on the previous year where 1,000 volunteers offered more than 3,000…