Our employees, from across our businesses, share their unique perspectives on corporate responsibility and why it matters to them. You can read their stories below. "Diversity and inclusion make a difference" Sonia Rodriguez, VP, Human Resources, Reed Elsevier Technology Services
"When I was asked to join the Reed Elsevier Diversity and Inclusion working group in December of 2010, I was delighted to be involved with this initiative. Diversity and inclusion is important to me professionally and personally." Read more "Keeping ahead of the sustainability curve"
Piers Kelly, Operations Director, Reed Exhibitions UK
"I first became interested in sustainability issues a few years ago. There was a drive within the events industry to improve sustainability, which came about as part of winning the 2012 London Olympics." Read more "Adding real value to society" Fiona Jeffery OBE, Chairman of World Travel Market, Reed Exhibitions
"In 1994 when I became Exhibition Director of World Travel Market it struck me that if the travel and tourism industry did not protect the very product it was seeking to sell and promote, in the long term it would actually be in danger of destroying itself." Read more "Making the published work accessible to everyone"
Ted Gies, Principal User Experience Specialist, Elsevier
"Imagine going to your favourite website or service and suddenly finding you are not able to read any of the content. This is the experience some people have if a site has not been designed with accessibility – or universal access – in mind." Read more "Engaging customers on climate change changed my thinking" Pat Cannon, Director Content Development, LexisNexis Legal & Professional
"CR has many benefits, for example, the satisfaction of doing the right thing. A business trip to Seattle resulted in an inspirational story to tell my sons and the realisation that LexisNexis is uniquely positioned to advance CR." Read more "Why we should give old law books a chance" Katrina Crossley, Head of Editorial Co-ordination, LexisNexis Legal & Professional
"As a law student in the UK the availability of textbooks was something I took for granted – the enlightening words of eminent professors and practitioners helping me to get to grips with the essentials of the law. Such was the impact of those weighty tomes that not only did they help me to qualify, but they set me off on a path that was to turn me into a legal publisher." Read more "Preparing the weather for Copenhagen" Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet
"“Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century.” This conclusion, published in May 2010, announced the launch of The Lancet’s first International Commission, an initiative to partner with leading academic institutes to investigate critical health predicaments facing the world." Read more