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18th May 2017 Who takes care of in-work carers?

David Grayson explains why supporting carers in their places of work is a crucial, but often overlooked, part of diversity and inclusion policies. He outlines five practical steps employers can take to ensure that they operate as responsible organisations.

2nd May 2017 Extending the enterprise 2020 agenda

Long before ideas of “Shared Value,” David and his co-author Adrian Hodges were promoting the idea of corporate responsibility as a driver of new business opportunities, in their books “Everybody’s Business” (2001) and “Corporate Social Opportunity” (2004).

26th April 2017 Flexible hours key to keeping carers in workforce

You could be forgiven for not knowing – but this is Responsible Business Week: a series of events around the UK to promote responsible business practice and to challenge businesses to improve.

3rd February 2017 Trust in the age of post-factualism

I realise, of course, that the word "post factual " was named "word of the year" here in Germany for 2016, so I assume everybody is quite aware of what is meant - basically: people don´t need facts and don't care much about facts, all they want and need is emotions and buzz regardless of substance and truth. Similarly, after much discussion, debate, and research, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 was "post-truth" - defined as 'relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief'.

30th January 2017 In a post-truth world, business has to speak truth to power

The Edelman Trust Barometer report shows that trust in companies is at crisis levels. David Grayson argues that we can repair the relationship with society by pushing for progressive policies.

24th January 2017 Restoring Trust in a Post-Truth World, Frankfurt, January 2017

Speech for Edelman Ergo at the launch of the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer

16th December 2016 Trust, Business and Business Representative Organisations, Berlin, December 2016

Speech to conference organised by the German Employers Federation: the BDI, the CBU (UK) and other European business representative organisations at the BDI HQ, Berlin, December 2016 on the role of business representative organisations in restoring trust in business


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