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Leading Consumer Impact Apps – Impact Score® and Giki Badges – Unite to Accelerate Ethical Change in UK Retail Sector

Two of the UK’s leading consumer impact apps – Giki Badges and Impact Score®– are coming together in a deal that will create an unrivalled source of intelligence to help inform shoppers’ buying decisions.  Already, Impact Score® contains details of over 120,000 UK businesses, while Giki Badges scores over 280,000 FMCG products across a range of environmental, social and nutritional measures. Their combined database will… Read More »Leading Consumer Impact Apps – Impact Score® and Giki Badges – Unite to Accelerate Ethical Change in UK Retail Sector

Tax Avoidance | Impact Score

Tax Avoidance. (How companies not paying tax affects you)

Rarely does a week go by when the media isn’t talking about tax avoidance and how some large corporation is swerving it. The same big names seem to get repeated, but they aren’t the only ones. All sorts of companies are now recruiting finance ‘experts’ with the purpose of engaging in tax avoidance schemes. But what is tax avoidance and why does it matter? What is tax… Read More »Tax Avoidance. (How companies not paying tax affects you)

Equal Gender Pay Impact Score

The Gender Pay Gap. (Women are paid less than men and it’s not OK)

The gender pay gap. It’s a hotly debated topic. Check the comments of any social media post about it, and you’ll likely find an army of people telling you that the gender pay gap is real. And an army of people telling you it is not. There is actually plenty of evidence that demonstrates the difference in pay between genders, and it is hands down women who… Read More »The Gender Pay Gap. (Women are paid less than men and it’s not OK)

Stop Climate Change | Impact Score

Are businesses doing enough to stop climate change?

A quick scroll through social media or a news website and you’re likely to see a post about the environment. The internet is full of articles providing ‘top tips for eco-friendly living’. Packed with ideas, they help us change our bad habits, stop climate change, and save the world. But what happens when you take a more zoomed out look at what is going on? There is… Read More »Are businesses doing enough to stop climate change?

Green Claims are Misleading

40% Of Green Claims Are Misleading – six reasons your favourite brand might not be as ethical as you think

Consumer trends are changing with more of us now willing to pay extra for items that come from ethical and sustainable brands. And with brands becoming increasingly aware of these changing consumer habits, they are making more and more green claims promoting how ethical they are. But just how much of this is true? A recent investigation found that 40% of green claims made online are… Read More »40% Of Green Claims Are Misleading – six reasons your favourite brand might not be as ethical as you think

First-of-its-Kind App Empowers Consumers to Force Change in Big Business Behaviour

Christmas shoppers with a conscience will have the power to change big retailer behaviour for the better this year, thanks to the launch of a new, free, ethical app, which will ensure their voice is heard by companies like Tesco and Amazon. The first of its kind app has been developed by ‘Impact Monitor’, a North-West based group of like-minded data experts, ex-CEOs and academics.… Read More »First-of-its-Kind App Empowers Consumers to Force Change in Big Business Behaviour

Our Unique YouGov Survey Reveals Exactly How You Want Businesses to Behave

Customers, employees, new hires, suppliers, regulators and investors have one thing in common right now – they’re all judging companies by their business behaviour, on a local and global scale. The role businesses are expected to play in society goes far beyond supporting economic health these days and corporations are being called upon to serve a wide range of interests – no longer beholden to… Read More »Our Unique YouGov Survey Reveals Exactly How You Want Businesses to Behave