Reports & papers
Below you can find articles and research papers. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Toolkits.
As the cost of living crisis unfolds, the UK’s businesses will experience it in different ways but all face urgent decisions about how to respond. The Better Business Act and B Lab UK have produced a short guide showcasing some amazing examples of businesses taking innovative approaches to support workers and communities.
What steps have businesses taken to embed purpose and multi-stakeholder accountability in their businesses? How might proposed changes to legislation lead to greater stakeholder accountability? What barriers might arise?
Proposed changes might mean companies are legally obligated to operate in a manner that benefits their stakeholders – including workers, customers, communities and the environment – while seeking to deliver profits for shareholders.
Compiled by the BBA, September 2021
A Report by The IoD Centre for Corporate Governance, May 2021
EY, February 2021
Results from a national poll commissioned by B Lab UK and Regenerate, May 2020