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The disruptors: Kate Brandt's mission to green Google

Oliver Balch, (Oct 25, 2017)

In a new series of in-depth profiles of the people transforming business for good, Oliver Balch talks to Google's head of sustainability about the challenges of ensuring the giant tech company is doing no evil to the planet

Weekly Watch: 23 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 23, 2017)

BMW back green bus, Burberry awards £3m to RCA, oil giants back carbon tax, HP closes the loop, IKEA tackles food waste, and Dell's 2020 goals

Weekly Watch: 5 May 2017

EC Newsdesk, (May 4, 2017)

IOI tackles deforestation, De Beers to store CO2, Kensington recycles Nespresso pods, global standard for sustainable procurement, Apple aims circular, new #Squaremilechallenge target, Heathrow climate projections dismissed

#2020DontBeLate: 'We have three years to act on climate change'

Terry Slavin, (Apr 12, 2017)

Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts

Deconstructing CSR: Stewardship theory

Oliver Balch, (Apr 5, 2017)

Oliver Balch tackles key topics in academic thinking and research on sustainability

Stella McCartney’s innovation in ethical fashion sets tone for Kering

Mike Scott, (Mar 24, 2017)

The fast-growing fashion brand has reduced its environmental impact by 35% per kilogram of raw material

3 in 3: Franz Paasche, SVP of corporate affairs and communications, PayPal

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 15, 2017)

As part of our three questions in three minutes series we get insight from a leading practitioner on what was the top focus for 2016, biggest sustainability trend for 2017 and where’s sustainability heading in 5 years’ time

Deconstructing CSR: Stakeholder theory

Oliver Balch, (Nov 27, 2016)

Stakeholder thinking can be more successful once we resolve the dilemma of "value"

How Heineken got into hot water by helping Cambodian ‘beer promoters’

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 16, 2016)

Katinka C van Cranenburgh proposes a new business model based on the SDGs to help brands deal with the demands by activists

IUCN urges UN to protect high seas

Ellen R Delisio, (Nov 14, 2016)

Conservationists say measures to protect oceans are ‘about 100 years behind land conservation’

Comment: Shock therapy for the US sustainability movement

Martin Wright, (Nov 14, 2016)

Martin Wright sees some glimmers of hope amid the undeniable setback of Trump’s election victory

CSR Cheat Sheet: 11th November 2016

Oliver Balch, (Nov 9, 2016)

'Alarming' rise in sea levels predicted, tertiary education dragging its heels and trust deficit continues for business

#worldwaterday Coca-Cola Water Replenishment Part 1: Coca-Cola cleans up on water usage

Nadine Hawa, (Nov 3, 2016)

But drinks giant of admits it could have dealt better with troubles in India, where activists accuse it of greenwash

WeeklyWatch: 28th October 2016

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 27, 2016)

Syrian refugees in supply chains, Heathrow expansion decision, climate A list, banks stockpile bitcoins, China tech firms back bike sharing, investor demand for ESG data, and better eyes on forests

Bee decline Briefing Part 2: No easy answers in battle to save bees

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 14, 2016)

From neonics to parasites, pollinators are under assault. New methods of farming to preserve biodiversity may be needed

Report review: Anheuser-Busch has much to learn from SABMiller

Scarlet McBarnet, (Oct 13, 2016)

Here’s to the South African brewer’s business-focused approach to CSR floating to the top in the merged company

Bee decline Briefing Part 4: Pollinators as portfolio risk

Terry Slavin, (Oct 12, 2016)

Abigail Herron of Aviva Investors explains how asset managers can drive the decline in bee populations up corporate agendas

How The Body Shop is setting a higher bar for carbon offsetting

Terry Slavin, (Sep 23, 2016)

The Community Climate Biodiversity Standard used in the Bio-Bridges programme is an ecosystem services approach that demands stretching standards for community involvement and biodiversity

Deconstructing CSR: redrawing the triple bottom line

Oliver Balch, (Sep 21, 2016)

Oliver Balch tackles key topics in academic thinking and research on sustainability

EthicsWatch: Africa – Lonmin ‘has failed to learn lessons of the Marikana massacre’

Nadine Hawa, (Sep 21, 2016)

Four years after 34 South African mine workers were shot dead while protesting living conditions, Amnesty International finds little has improved

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