Spicers OfficeTeam has appointed Naheeda Howard as Group CSR Manager. Naheeda will create an overarching strategic plan to deliver CSR across SPOT Group operations and supply chain adding value to its customer base. With over 10 years of Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability experience, Naheeda joins after providing sustainability consultancy services to Tesco, focusing on organisational change within retail operations. Prior to this, Naheeda formed part of the senior management team with Global Action Plan, a charitable sustainability consultancy specialising in behaviour change. Previously, Naheeda served as the Retail CSR lead for Argos, delivering impactful social value and sustainability initiatives across the organisation. Naheeda built her foundation in CSR whilst working in sustainability in the public sector. Steve Horne, SPOT Group CEO said, "I'm delighted to welcome Naheeda to our team; CSR is more important now than ever, it's on every business's agenda. The environment, social responsibility, health and wellbeing and sustainable propositions are all gaining more traction as companies become more aware of their corporate responsibilities. It won't be long before this will become a condition for doing business. Naheeda will help us to enhance our current strategy and develop a robust proposition that will help our customers too."
Naheeda has a solid grounding in social justice and sustainability issues having MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from the Development Planning Unit, UCL as well as being a Practitioner Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
Naheeda started the role at the beginning of the year and reports to the SPOT Group Marketing Director, Kelly de Silva.