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Ethical Corporation's top 10 stories of 2017

Terry Slavin, (Dec 15, 2017)

Tesla boss Elon Musk was a major player in two of our 10 biggest stories of the year: the dizzying rise of electric vehicles and spectacular growth of microgrids

Top stories of 2017: #1 The future of mobility turns electric

Angeli Mehta, (Dec 13, 2017)

Angeli Mehta asks whether this year marked the beginning of the end of our love affair with the combustion engine

Green finance: Can we bank on a clean energy future?

Mark Hillsdon, (Nov 23, 2017)

The green bond market is worth $100bn, but with $1trn needed to fund the low-energy transition by 2020, we assess what it will take to move the global financial system onto a more sustainable footing

Opinion: What Novo Nordisk has learnt from the Cities Changing Diabetes partnership

Camilla Sylvest, (Nov 2, 2017)

Novo Nordisk’s Camilla Sylvest explains how the Danish pharmaceuticals company has been collaborating with cities since 2014 to combat the global rise in type 2 diabetes. The coalition of nine cities aims to prevent 100 million new cases by 2045 by working together to tackle obesity

Interview: How Covestro is using CO2 as a building block for a more sustainable world

Terry Slavin, (Sep 11, 2017)

Ethical Corporation editor Terry Slavin interviews Dirk Jan de With, chief procurement officer for German chemicals company Covestro

CSR Cheat Sheet: Electric vehicles hit two million mark

Oliver Balch, (Jul 4, 2017)

Public charging boom lifts EV sales, gender issues for start-ups, investors need more ESG data, and low social mobility hits millennials

Weekly Watch: 13 April 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Apr 12, 2017)

Ford electrifies China, Smurfit Kappa's cardboard tent, O2 reduces emissions, AccorHotels goes low-carbon, Riversimple gets funding, and H&M boosts circular innovation

CSR Cheat Sheet: WEF raises alarm on jobs

Oliver Balch, (Jan 13, 2017)

Fourth industrial revolution, sustainable shopping habits, China renewables, and air pollution woes

Top stories of 2017: #2 China and Carney taskforce boost climate finance

Mark Hillsdon, (Jan 8, 2017)

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures helped turn 2017 into the year of the green bond, with China the driving force, writes Mark Hillsdon. RE100, Science-Based Targets and carbon pricing all benefited from the ‘TCFD bounce’

Issue 6: Green finance goes global

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 15, 2016)

Chinese leadership in the green bond market helped make 2016 a bumper year for climate-smart investment

PolicyWatch – November 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 18, 2015)

Canadian climate turnaround, China's environmental KPIs, industry climate risk task force and EU tax report

Final chance to shape progressive Chinese mineral supply chain guideline

Lizzie Parsons, (Oct 29, 2015)

Guest post for Ethical Corporation magazine by Lizzie Parsons, China Programme Leader, Global Witness

NGOWatch – September 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Sep 9, 2015)

Sugarcane industry deaths, SDG slavery pledge, Vietnam rights concerns and China's deadly pollution

Asia column: China - The politics of the market

Rajesh Chhabara, (Sep 9, 2015)

The recent turmoil on China’s stock markets and the authorities’ attempts to intervene raise questions about the continued appetite for allowing market forces to prevail

Deforestation briefing: Forests - Trees for life

Ellen R Delisio, (Aug 13, 2015)

Trees are a crucial part of the ecological balance that is under threat from human activity

Cheat sheet: Corporate responsibility cheat sheet – August 2015

Oliver Balch, (Aug 10, 2015)

We read all the reports so you don’t have to

NGOWatch – August 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 4, 2015)

Coal divestment, US torture, Chinese human rights lawyers detained and ISIS beats climate change threat

PolicyWatch – May 2015

Stephen Gardner, (May 5, 2015)

Cleaner waters in China, environmentally-sound video gaming, an end to routine gas flaring and human rights in Vietnam

PolicyWatch – April 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Apr 8, 2015)

EU corporate tax, UK social impact bonds, China solar boom and whale meat food scare

Analysis: China eco-plan – A new era of ecological commitment dawns

Sam Phipps, (Apr 8, 2015)

China’s new commitment to ‘ecological progress’ holds great promise, but the interests of commercial enterprise and local administrations must be realigned for that promise to be realised

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