Browse our directory of information to help you take the actions that build trust. 

Financing our FutureA4S Accounting for Sustainability's report is written by and for all actors of the investment community, setting out actions to deliver a global sustainable financial system.  It includes examples of current commitments made, and further recommendations to action.NoInvestor
Building productivity: Trust ACAS has developed seven levers which provide a practical framework for workplaces to unlock their colleagues potential to be more productive. This element looks at trust .YesColleague
S-RayArabesque S-Ray® is a tool that allows anyone to monitor the sustainability of nearly 7,000 of the world’s largest corporations. It does this by systematically combining 250+ environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics with news signals from over 50,000 sources across 15 languages. Through this a company can better understand its value to society. YesInvestor
Blueprint for Better Business A Blueprint for Better Business helps business to be guided and inspired by a purpose that benefits society. It does this by challenging core assumptions about the purpose of business and what motivates people. NoWider communities
Supply Chain Solutions BSI helps improve the quality and safety of products, services and systems by enabling the creation of standards and encouraging their use. BSI publishes over 2,700 standards annually, underpinned by a collaborative approach, engaging with industry experts, government bodies, trade associations, businesses of all sizes and consumers to develop standards that reflect good business practice.YesSupplier
UK National Standards BodyBSI is appointed by the UK Government as the National Standards Body and represents UK interests at the International Organization for Standards (ISO), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the European Standards Organizations (CEN, CENELEC and ETSI). Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body. Its role is to help improve the quality and safety of products, services and systems by enabling the creation of standards and encouraging their use. NoAll
Purpose Toolkit Business in the Community's "Purpose Toolkit" offers practical support to businesses and brands. It is designed to help companies to work collaboratively and create better businesses that serve society and are future proofed to thrive in the years ahead.NoAll
How to manage your supply chains responsibly Business in the Community's How to Manage Your Supply Chains Responsibly guide outlines why responsible supply chain management is vital to business, the types of risks and issues commonly found within supply chains, and a practical step-by-step approach to meet these challenges.NoSupplier
Responsible Business Check UpBusiness in the Community's Responsible Business Check Up identifies gaps in a company's CR approach, benchmarks it against similar companies, allows tracking of progress, and gives guidance on strategic approaches to integrating CR throughout the organisation's operations. NoWider communities
Managing the Trust P&LCIMA's Managing the Trust P&L is designed to help board members manage trust over the long term by viewing their business model through the Lens of Trust. It provides a series of KPIs to measure and build trust in an effective way to support long-term success.NoAll
Contexis IndexContexis asks, is trust driving business performance? Cambridge University provides real numbers to measure trust and purpose, understand where their impact is blocked and target interventions to shift performance in real time. YesColleague
Fair Tax Mark Fair Tax's Fair Tax Mark certification scheme seeks to encourage and recognise organisations that pay the right amount of corporation tax at the right time and in the right place. It’s the only scheme of its kind in the UK, bridging the gap between corporate responsibility and the wider tax justice movement.YesWider communities
Transforming Culture in Financial ServicesThe Financial Conduct Authority collates essays on some of the core challenges in identifying, fostering and managing an ethical culture, as well as posing questions that remain unanswered. They aim to facilitate a rich debate and offer context, by including thought-leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds – academics, leaders from firms operating in wholesale and retail markets, international regulators, change practitioners and more.NoAll
Boards and Culture The Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s report, Corporate Culture and the Role of Boards report seeks to address how boards and executive management can steer corporate behaviour to create a culture that will deliver sustainable good performance. This report looks at the increasing importance which corporate culture plays in delivering long-term business and economic success.NoAll
The Corporate Governance Code The Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s UK Corporate Governance Code contains broad principles and more specific provisions. Listed companies are required to report, as part of their annual report and accounts, on how they have applied the main principles of the Code. NoAll
The Stewardship Code The Financial Reporting Council (FRC)'s Stewardship Code aims to enhance the quality of engagement between investors and companies to help improve long-term risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. The FRC sees the UK Stewardship Code as complementary to the UK Corporate Governance Code for listed companies. NoInvestor
Guidance - Reporting of Performance Metrics (for investors) The Financial Reporting Lab (an arm of the FRC) has developed a framework and set of questions for companies and their boards to consider when reviewing their reporting of performance metrics.NoInvestor
Financial Services Consumer PanelThe Financial Services Consumer Panel's research aims to: consider possibilities to deliver more effective ‘consumer power’; generate a set of real-world metrics that can measure how well markets work for consumers; and influence thinking on competition and consumer responsibility.NoCustomer
Attitude statements for banks The Financial Services Consumer Panel's research set out to identify the key attributes of both a positive and negative banking culture from the perspective of the customers and to explore any gaps between customer expectations and reality. As a result, they developed 23 pairs of attitude statements compiled to capture the values that were identified as comprising a positive bank culture. NoCustomer
Future-Fit Business BenchmarkFuture-Fit Foundation's Business Benchmark is a free tool to help companies and investors transform how they create long-term value, for themselves and society as a whole.NoWider communities
Green Finance The Green Finance Initiative brings together international expertise from across the financial and professional services sector. It aims to:
•Provide public and market leadership on green finance
•Advocate for specific regulatory and policy proposals that might enhance the green finance sector worldwide
•Promote London and the UK as a leading global centre for the provision of green financial and professional services
NoWider communities
GRIGlobal Reporting Initiative's report on the SDGs provides an analysis (or inventory) of possible disclosures per SDG, at the level of the 169 targets.NoWider communities
Employee survey - measuring trust in your organisation Great Place to Work's survey assesses workplace culture by measuring the levels of both trust and engagement in an organisation. The most successful workplace cultures are built on trust which is a key driver of engagement. YesColleague
Heart of the City Heart of the City supports businesses to set up responsible business activities and take them to the next level. They draw on the expertise of their unique network of corporate social responsibility experts to support, train and mentor companies new to the field.YesWider communities
Investor Association - The Stakeholder Voice in Board Decision Making ICSA's guidance aims to help boards think about how to ensure they understand and weigh up the interests of their key stakeholders when taking strategic decisions. The guidance is designed to take boards through the different elements involved in understanding and assessing the impact on key stakeholders. NoInvestor
Integrated Reporting International Integrated Reporting Council is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs. The coalition is promoting communication about value creation as the next step in the evolution of corporate reporting.NoInvestor
Investors in PeopleInvestors in People's accreditation process utilised by 10,000+ companies in 78 countries. IIP assesses an organisation's performance management system and colleagues alignment to wider strategic objectives. Trust is a key factor in employee engagement. YesColleague
Living Wage Accreditation The Living Wage Foundation offers accreditation to employers that pay the independently-calculated Living Wage rates to all staff in London and the UK, or those committed to an agreed timetable of implementation, by awarding the Living Wage Employer Mark. YesColleague
Mental Health First AidMental Health First Aid is on a mission to train one in ten of the population in England in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) skills. Mental health education empowers people to care for themselves and others. By reducing stigma through understanding, barriers can be broken down to support people to stay well, recover, or manage their symptoms so they may thrive in learning, work and life. NoAll
360 Speak Up Benchmark Protect’s tool is designed to assess an organisation’s current practice and consider how to strengthen speak-up arrangements. It looks at three core areas: Governance, Engagement and Operations. YesInvestor
Purposely Purposely is a free tool to put purpose at the heart of a business. Businesses with a purpose beyond profit are committed to fulfilling a social, economic or environmental goal. There are more than 1.2 million of them in the UK. Purposely is a digital tool to embed your purpose in a company’s governing articles. YesWider communities
Global ESG Research Refinitiv provides environmental, social and governance (ESG) research data, fully integrated into your workflow for in-depth, socially responsible investment analysis.YesInvestor
SDG Compass
Inventory of Business Indicators The SDG Compass provides guidance for companies on how they can align their strategies as well as measure and manage their contribution to the realisation of the SDGs.NoWider communities
Social Mobility Foundation logoSocial Mobility Employer IndexThe Social Mobility Foundation's Social Mobility Employer Index ranks the Top 50 UK employers who have taken the most action on social mobility in the workplace. The Social Mobility Employer Index is a voluntary and free of charge survey that assesses employers across seven areas, including the work they do with young people, their recruitment and selection processes and how people from lower income backgrounds progress within their organisations.NoColleague
Grow Impact Investing Implementation Taskforce's report makes recommendations in five key areas:
•Make it easier for people to invest
•Improve deal flow and the ability to invest at scale
•Strengthen competence and confidence within the financial services industry
•Develop better reporting of non-financial outcomes
•Maintain momentum and enable social outcomes
YesWider communities
Trust PilotTrustpilot is an independent review platform - free and open to all. With more than 50 million reviews of over 240,000 companies, Trustpilot gives people a place to share and discover reviews of businesses, while giving every business the tools to turn consumer feedback into business results. Their mission is to bring consumers and companies together to create ever-improving experiences for everyone.YesCustomer
UN PRI Principles for Responsible Investment The PRI works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. It acts in the long-term interests of its signatories, of the financial markets and economies in which they operate and ultimately of the environment and society as a whole.NoWider communities
World Wide GenerationWorld Wide GenerationWorld Wide Generation, Europe’s most promising sustainability Fintech Startup*, is developing G17Eco, a blockchain powered platform to accelerate the financing and delivery of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to deliver a global resolution to poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.

*WWG was showcased and announced as Europe’s most promising Fintech by the British Government at Fintech Week London 2018

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