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Decade of action on climate in Ethical Corporation in 2020

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 14, 2019)

Before finalising our editorial calendar for next year, Ethical Corporation is reaching out to our community for input, and offering opportunities to sponsor content and support our independent journalism

Global war on plastic waste gathers speed with powerful new allies

Terry Slavin, (Oct 10, 2019)

Terry Slavin rounds up a slew of new initiatives as BlackRock enters partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Unilever commits to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025, PepsiCo launches a green bond, and Andrew Forrest's Sea the Future initiative to tax plastic use wins Fortune 500 backing

The disruptors: How Xavier Houot is forging a ‘planet-compatible’ path for Schneider Electric

Oliver Balch, (Sep 12, 2019)

In his monthly profile of sustainability leaders, Oliver Balch meets a man who is helping to transform the French energy-management firm with carbon pricing and science-based targets

Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit West: Q&A with Christopher Wellise, HPE

Ed Long, (Aug 7, 2019)

In this Q&A, Ethical Corporation’s Head of US Operations Ed Long talks with Christopher Wellise, Chief Sustainability Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, on how HPE is moving from a linear to a circular economy, leading on sustainability and disclosing ESG risks to investors

Press Release: Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s strategy on circularity

Ed Long, (Jun 26, 2019)

Christopher Wellise, Chief Sustainability Officer, HPE, to join #RBSWEST in October [9-10]

CSR Cheat Sheet: Turning plastic waste into classrooms in Côte d'Ivoire and Colombia

Oliver Balch, (Jun 17, 2019)

In his monthly sustainability news round-up, Oliver Balch reports on how the circular economy is catching on in the Global South, progress on zero-deforestation commitments, and the latest data on wellbeing at work

Let’s not reinvent the wheel in pursuit of a circular economy

Amita Vaux, (Jun 7, 2019)

Sustainability consultant Amita Vaux says in the debate over deposit return schemes it should be noted that Wales, with no deposit return scheme, ranks among the four highest recycling countries in the world

How the circular economy could help developing countries grow sustainably

Laura Wellesley, (May 23, 2019)

Laura Wellesley of Chatham House says countries like Tanzania, India and South Africa could leapfrog the West to embed responsible production and consumption in their economies – but co-operation at a global level is urgently needed

Sell-by date for single use: what will it take for business to close the loop?

Terry Slavin, (May 3, 2019)

With analysis revealing that we are just 9% towards a circular economy globally, the May issue of Ethical Corporation looks at the play for circularity in the textiles, packaging, electronics and steel industries

To rise to the climate emergency we have to turn off the tap on waste

Angeli Mehta, (May 1, 2019)

Angeli Mehta assesses the companies, investors and countries that are setting the pace in the circular economy, and the huge challenge ahead to curb consumption

‘Companies aren’t moving fast enough on the circular economy’

Christie Clarke, (Apr 29, 2019)

Christie Clarke of CDP points to progress by consumer goods firms on plastic waste, but says it falls far short of the transformative action required

‘Four reasons I feel hope instead of despair about sustainability in 2019’

Natalie Chan, (Dec 17, 2018)

Natalie Chan of PIE Strategy sees a trend towards systems thinking emerging in Hong Kong and mainland China

SDG12: ‘If UK retailers are to create a better world, they have to address consumption'

Hayley Baines-Buffery, (Nov 14, 2018)

Hayley Baines-Buffery of Bioregional explains why the British Retail Consortium’s Better Retail, Better World initiative won’t bring the systems-level change required

The disruptors: How Jeremy Oppenheim is leading the charge for systems change

Oliver Balch, (Nov 14, 2018)

Oliver Balch talks to the former McKinsey executive and co-founder of Systemiq about his big tent approach to building coalitions to tackle the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges

Hydrogen hits the road in bid to speed energy transition

Angeli Mehta, (Aug 22, 2018)

Angeli Mehta reports on the Hydrogen Council’s ambitious roadmap to power 15 million cars and 500,000 trucks by 2030

Why business needs to go all in on sustainability

David Grayson, (Jul 12, 2018)

David Grayson of Cranfield University distils the lessons of his latest book on the future of business leadership, and explains why the SDGs should force companies to rethink their business models

Will sustainability be on CEOs' in-trays after Davos?

Oliver Balch, (Jan 31, 2018)

Oliver Balch rounds up the main messages from four days in the Swiss alps and hopes initiatives such as science-based targets, RE100, and new circular economy platforms will be kept front of mind

CSR Cheat Sheet: Plastics war comes to Davos

Oliver Balch, (Jan 25, 2018)

Big brands announce slew of recycling targets at WEF; growing gender pay gap; colleges falling short on sustainability teaching, SDG reporting grows

'Our problem with automation is a labour shortage, not surplus'

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

The fourth industrial revolution will create lots of new jobs, but the retraining challenge for governments and companies will be immense

Carlsberg's zero-carbon mission to become the 'best beer for the world'

Terry Slavin, (Jan 2, 2018)

The Danish brewer’s sustainability chief Simon Hoffmeyer Boas tells Terry Slavin why collaboration is key to achieving its new strategy of achieving zero CO2 emissions, water waste and accidents by 2030

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