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To cash in on the boom in impact investment, transparency is key

Belinda Thomas, (Sep 5, 2018)

Millennial investors have fuelled a 50% rise in the SRI market, but early-stage businesses have to be able to show they are contributing to positive change, not greenwash, says Triple Point’s Belinda Thomas

Sponsored content: SC Johnson shows what it's made of in new sustainability report

Anonymous, (Apr 27, 2018)

In The Science Inside, the US company breaks new ground in transparency about how it chooses its ingredients

#whomademyclothes: Transparency poor in garment supply chain, study finds

Rebecca Ley, (Apr 25, 2017)

Marks & Spencer, H&M, Reebok and Adidas are leading the pack, but even the best are not doing enough to shine a light on conditions for workers, Fashion Revolution Index reveals

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

Modern slavery risks hit home for UK firms

Maxine Perella, (Nov 17, 2016)

With even John Lewis caught out by a sharp rise in forced labour in UK supply chains, there are fears firms will move more purchasing overseas to protect their brands

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

Nestlé, Unilever, Fedex and WBCSD on finding profit in social purpose

Terry Slavin, (Oct 31, 2016)

A recent Ethical Corporation webinar explored how companies can measure their social impact

What it takes to be a B Corp

Terry Slavin, (Oct 21, 2016)

Forster Communications’ founder Jilly Forster on why leaders who are hungry for progress should join the movement

Smallholders Review: 500 million small steps to feed the world

April Streeter, (Oct 13, 2016)

With climate change threatening global food production, companies from Olam to Unilever are focusing on lifting smallholder farmers out of poverty

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

Feature: Apple ruling emboldens tax reformers

April Streeter, (Oct 12, 2016)

The EU’s demand for Apple to pay billions in ‘dodged’ Irish taxes is triggering further moves to crack down on corporations

EthicsWatch: US – ExxonMobil under fire for 'hiding knowledge of climate change'

April Streeter, (Sep 21, 2016)

The oil major is being investigated by 12 US states for fraud after decades of funding denial groups

EthicsWatch: US - Business and Climate Summit Business ‘key partners in climate change fight’

Terry Slavin, (Jul 26, 2016)

Private sector initiatives have the power to deliver the emissions cuts promised at Paris, a major conference in London heard

Big data: Blowing the cover on deforestation

April Streeter, (Jul 26, 2016)

New tools allowing access to real-time images and data are providing hope in the fight against forest destruction

The Lego Group Responsibility 2015 Report Review: Lego’s reporting built on shaky foundations

Peter Knight, (Jul 25, 2016)

The Danish toymaker’s failure to acknowledge the Shell and Ai WeiWei controversies raise questions over what else it is hiding

NGOWatch – July 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Jul 22, 2016)

Record number of land defenders killed in 2015

A great leap forward for the little frog

Terry Slavin, (Jun 23, 2016)

Nigel Sizer, new president of Rainforest Alliance, has big plans to improve transparency in agricultural supply chains

Nike FY14/15 Sustainable Business Report Review: Nike sprints ahead on environment

Elaine Cohen, (Jun 23, 2016)

The sporting goods behemoth gets full marks for reporting on its carbon footprint. Shame it’s such a stodgy read

FMCG Briefing: Wake-up call for palm oil

April Streeter, (Jun 22, 2016)

The RSPO’s suspension of IOI in April has forced even laggard companies to take a closer look at the ‘carbon bombs’ in their supply chains

Verizon 2015 corporate responsibility supplement report review: Punching below its weight

Kathy Tejano, (May 22, 2016)

Information and communications technology giant Verizon misses the mark by failing to convey a clear strategy and lacking ambitious goals

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