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Opinion: Making the business case for high animal welfare standards

Nicky Amos and Rory Sullivan, (Nov 7, 2017)

Nicky Amos and Rory Sullivan, architects of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, explain how companies such as Marks and Spencer and McDonald’s are driving higher standards through their supply chains

Can we scale up the new green plastics?

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

There is no lack of innovation in bio-based polymers, from those that store CO2 to bio-based PET. We look at the companies and brands that are trying to bring them to market

Who's bending the curve on reusing plastic

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

With increasing attention drawn to their packaging washing up on pristine beaches, brands such as Unilever, Nestle and Procter & Gamble are setting stretch targets to adopt more circular approaches. We look at innovation in use of recycled plastics and the barriers to taking them to scale

Deforestation briefing: Fresh hope in battle to save the orangutan from palm oil

Terry Slavin, (Aug 27, 2017)

A surge in corporate no-deforestation commitment hasn’t stemmed habitat destruction in Indonesia, as a new report by RAN on illegal deforestation in Sumatra highlights. We assess whether a new methodology for implementing them called the High Carbon Stock Approach could help turn the tide

Deforestation briefing: Thinking small to tackle cocoa deforestation

Mark Hillsdon, (Jul 26, 2017)

The cocoa industry has been highly fragmented in its approach to moving Africa’s smallholder farmers to sustainable production. A new industry-wide initiative hopes to change that

Big data shines light on supply chains

Mike Scott, (Apr 27, 2017)

Technologies such as blockchain, GPS, and mobile phones are helping companies root out human rights risk in their supply chains

Prince of Wales brokers pact to end cocoa deforestation

Terry Slavin, (Mar 17, 2017)

Nestlé, Mondelēz, Mars, Olam among dozen companies that sign a landmark agreement to plot a sustainability roadmap for the industry

Weekly Watch: 9 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 1, 2017)

Nestlé slashes sugar, business case for food waste, Timberland turns plastic into products, Co-op fights modern slavery, UK inequality, Wales invests to cut CO2, holidays run by women, and Epona joins Fairtrade

BrandWatch – March 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Mar 18, 2016)

UK companies legally required to publish gender pay gap

Premium Business Intelligence: The Ten Most Read Articles

Greg Cohen, (Feb 19, 2016)

Ethical Corp produce complimentary insight, analysis, and reports that are greatly received by the responsible business community, and it's great to see that certain pieces can really create a spark and inform business change

BrandWatch – August 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 5, 2015)

Family friendly Nestle, food waste targets, RBS "rip-off" loans and Adidas garbage shoes

Nestlé sustainability report 2014 review: Heavy on the stomach, but nutritious

Aarti Ramachandran, (Aug 4, 2015)

Nestlé satisfies its audience's appetite for data

Asia column: Lessons from Nestlé’s crisis in India

Rajesh Chhabara, (Jul 8, 2015)

Nestlé has handled a product safety scare stunningly badly, appearing to have learnt little from its multinational experience over many decades

BrandWatch – December 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 4, 2014)

Zero waste factories, recycled milk, low-carbon profits and footwear innovation

Press Release: A new role for business: Nestlé’s Creating Shared Value Forum

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 8, 2014)

Nestlé, in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), will host its sixth Creating Shared Value Forum, in Switzerland, on 9th October.

NGOwatch – July 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Jul 16, 2014)

Apple chemicals, action on cocoa and conflict in the extractive sector

Webinar recording: How to build an authentic dialogue with your consumers and customers

Liam Dowd, (May 29, 2014)

Listen to our recent best practice webinar on how to successfully engage key stakeholders

Press Release: Online poll finds 55% of companies feel increased customer trust is the number one benefit of an open sustainability communications strategy

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 22, 2014)

This was just one of the key findings in Ethical Corporation’s recent online webinar

BrandWatch – February 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Feb 7, 2014)

Nestlé targets the young unemployed, help to address water stress risks and GM’s new CEO

BrandWatch – December 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Dec 20, 2013)

Internet access for the repressed, Credit Suisse goes for equality and better plastics in sight