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Finalists for Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Awards revealed

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 12, 2019)

Orsted, HPE, L’Oreal, ABN Amro, MIcrosoft, Coca Cola, WWF, Thermo Fisher, Fairphone, ReNew Power, MAX Burgers, Skipton Building Society, Nissan Europe, Acciona, Google, Maersk, MOndi, Nordea, Santader Brasil and Hasiru Dala are among the nominees being shortlisted for this year’s The Responsible Business Awards

'Business as usual is no longer an option'

Terry Slavin, (Dec 21, 2018)

Leading commentators take stock of a turbulent year for responsible business in Ethical Corporation's review of 2018

Comment: 'The SDGs are too important to be left to marketing departments'

Matthew Yeomans, (Jun 11, 2018)

Sustainly founder Matthew Yeomans argues that the Global Goals offer a golden opportunity to rebuild trust with customers, society and governments – but integrating them into corporate reporting is key

Ethics in a digital age new briefing in revised editorial calendar

EC Newsdesk, (May 31, 2018)

Micro-grids, sustainable transport, and deforestation also come under the microscope as Ethical Corporation updates its editorial calendar for the rest of the year

Why Unilever is smart to tackle its digital supply chain by facing up to Facebook

Ben Hayman, (Mar 3, 2018)

Ben Hayman of brand purpose agency Given argues that the consumer goods giant’s ultimatum that it will pull advertising from platforms that publish toxic content plays well with parents, but shows the challenges of delivering 'purpose' in a digital world

#SDG1: Mars leads push to lift 500 million farmers from extreme poverty

Terry Slavin, (Jul 12, 2017)

The food giant is working with Oxfam on a new collaborative research platform to tackle the endemic poverty that permeates FMCG supply chains

Sustainability in Europe - 4 top trends 2017

Liam Dowd, (Apr 6, 2017)

We look at the top trends and issues now and in the coming years for sustainable business

Deconstructing CSR: Stewardship theory

Oliver Balch, (Apr 5, 2017)

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

NGO Voices: Consumers want to go green. Just don’t mention the S word

Trewin Restorick, (Apr 3, 2017)

Trewin Restorick of sustainability communications charity Hubbub says campaigns such as the #SquareMileChallenge to recycle coffee cups, launched this week, succeed if they are positive and playful

How Target is taking aim at harmful chemicals

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 27, 2017)

Irene Quarshie, VP of sustainable sourcing, talks about how the giant retailer plans to engage its vast supply chain in a move to reformulate 90,000 products

Heathrow carbon-neutral plan still blue-skies thinking

Terry Slavin, (Mar 27, 2017)

Planning permission for the controversial third runway depends on Heathrow not increasing its CO2 footprint post 2025, but the airport has not mapped out how it will achieve this, says Terry Slavin

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

Sustainability no longer a luxury for premium brands

Mike Scott, (Mar 24, 2017)

Buying a Gucci bag or Louis Vuitton dress used to have snob value. Now well-heeled millennials increasingly want to know that they have social and environmental value too

For B2G, you first need B2B

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative and ETI show how competitors can collaborate

Beyond philanthropy to real impact

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

Mahindra, Aditya Birla and Godrej are among the big Indian companies that have set out ambitious sustainability goals as part of their CSR strategies

EcoVadis survey finds only 15% of firms have full visibility of tier 1 and 2 suppliers

Rebecca Ley, (Feb 9, 2017)

97% of supply chain professionals value sustainable procurement but lack resources to delve deep enough

Brexit means 'fix it'

Martin Wright, (Jan 20, 2017)

Companies have to listen to the roar of the left behind and tackle issues ordinary people care about, leading thinkers say

The top 10 issues for sustainability in 2016

Terry Slavin, (Dec 16, 2016)

US politics trumped Brexit in Ethical Corporation's review of the stories that had the greatest impact on companies in a turbulent year

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

Company report: Electrolux goes for hearts as well as minds

April Streeter, (Nov 16, 2016)

Electrolux’s new sustainability strategy is aimed at closing the gap between its strong performance and consumer perception

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