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This is our opportunity to provide you with a greater insight into the day to day workings of Aviva and to discuss current societal issues as they are highlighted in the global media.
Corporate responsibility - 12 April 2013
Every five minutes, a child in the UK runs away. Today is International Day for Street Children, and a pertinent time to reflect on what this means for people, business, and society.
Corporate responsibility - 24 October 2012
We are coming towards the end of our time here in Pittsburgh but before our minds turn to the long trip home, the second last plenary session at the conference dealt with something that has been so important in our world in the last few years: leadership and governance.
Corporate responsibility - 23 October 2012
Nilanjana Chowdhury from Save the Children, shares her thoughts on the opening ceremony.
Corporate responsibility - 13 April 2011
Yesterday's launch of the first International Day for Street Children was the chance for the Consortium for Street Children (CSC) and its members, along with companies like Aviva, to show their commitment to helping the millions of children who live and work on the streets around the world.
Corporate responsibility - 04 October 2010
I quickly learned that although we supported Earthwatch in scientific research in reality this can’t be done in isolation. Like the energy efficient stoves, the project involves the whole community gaining understanding and involvement for the project to be a success.
Corporate responsibility - 01 October 2010
Today I travelled out of the Mombassa area on the main road to Nairobi. Nine of us made the journey in an old Toyota Hiace minibus without much rear suspension. We travelled for three hours watching the scenery quickly changes from the suburbs to the shanty areas and then to scrubland.
Corporate responsibility - 30 September 2010
When carbon offset projects are undertaken it isn't just a matter of handing out energy efficient stoves. There is a long communication process and lots of politics. And even once the stoves are installed, there is a community team that follow up on a quarterly basis to make sure that people are still using the stoves.
Corporate responsibility - 29 September 2010
At the end of 2006 Aviva formalised our carbon management strategy. For a number of years we had been collecting data and seeking ways to reduce the carbon footprint from our buildings energy consumption and business travel.
Louise started at Aviva in Marketing in 2006, moving to her most recent role in corporate responsibility in 2010. Her role as group CR communications manager is to promote all of the fantastic CR work at Aviva which includes producing the annual CR report and working closely with the regions.
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