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How can growing companies like Fat Brain Toys build Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into their core strategies?

Mikaela Fernandez, Senior Consultant, Development3 A lot has changed since early CSR, which focused on philanthropy. Today, businesses are met with a different world, new opportunities and challenges. Understanding a company’s own societal role and influential power is decisive. This is why having a strong CSR strategy is more important now than ever before. Successful companies often have one thing in common: they understand their customer’s needs and are able to provide what their customers want. They see their customer’s perspective. Fat Brain Toys is a…

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Beneath the surface: CSR and the importance of data

Beneath the surface: CSR and the importance of data Adam Nathan, CEO of The Bartlett System and Akash Ghai, Managing Director of Development3 share their insights on the importance of linking CSR strategies with data. Mid-Market Companies and CSR Accountability Due to the changing face of consumers, drive for genuine impact and evolving stakeholder dynamics, multinationals with established Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) legacies are asking: “Are we having genuine impact or is this all fancy marketing?” Sales and profit are…

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How to Compete With Giants: Mid-Market Company Makes CSR A Priority

Moving from startup to industry leader is no mean feat. Initially, a startup requires tunnel vision, complete focus on survival. Making sure that the core product or service hits sales targets while addressing day-to-day challenges, a lot like the spinning plates saying. You look away for one second and everything comes crashing down. Once a startup finds its feet and the plates become manageable, the next step is to decide what to do now? The shift from survival to growth…

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