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CSR Cheat Sheet: No Monday blues for sustainability professionals

Oliver Balch, (Mar 6, 2018)

Employees in CSR happier than average; tarnished jewellery supply chains; the problem of principles v profits; corporates scramble to restore trust

How companies can avoid ‘SDG-washing’

Marion Verles, (Feb 27, 2018)

Marion Verles of Gold Standard on how new guidelines developed with the WWF can help businesses make a credible commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

Top stories of 2017: #7 Green shoots of hope for forests amid setbacks

Mark Hillsdon, (Dec 13, 2017)

The battle to stop deforestation continued to rage across the planet in 2017, writes Mark Hillsdon. But the year ended with a flurry of new commitments and partnerships aimed at saving the world’s forests, and restoring millions of hectares of degraded land

Top stories of 2017: #6 Circular economy spreads as brands take back plastics

Maxine Perella, (Dec 12, 2017)

Maxine Perella reports on how brands like Timberland, HP, Dell and P&G led the way by incorporating waste in new products and packaging

‘We have to move from carbon-management to climate-stewardship’

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 13, 2017)

SPONSORED CONTENT: Sarah Leugers, director of communications for Gold Standard, talks about how the certification body is working with CDP and WWF to develop a Benchmark for Corporate Climate Leadership in this question and answer session

Report review: Cargill making solid progress on ambitious climate goals

Claire Manuel, (Oct 20, 2017)

The global food giant is working with a range of partners to increase its use of renewables, decrease emissions and tackle deforestation, according to its latest integrated annual report

Weekly Watch: 23 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 22, 2017)

French supply chain law, technology boost to resource sector, WWF backs multistakeholder standards, oil pipeline controversy, organic market growth, banks pressured on climate, clean energy rebounds, Uganda's solar bus and Smurfit Kappa achieves certification goal

Coca-Cola Water Replenishment Case Study: Partnerships key ingredient to success

Nadine Hawa, (Oct 24, 2016)

Coca-Cola’s water stewardship efforts have involved building capacity internally and partnering with a host of external organisations.

Sustainable Rubber briefing: Michelin zero-deforestation pledge raises hopes for responsible sourcing

Angeli Mehta, (Aug 23, 2016)

Environmental groups and biodiversity researchers have hailed a move by Michelin to eliminate rubber from deforested areas from its supply chain as an industry breakthrough.

NGOWatch - May 2016

Nadine Hawa, (May 20, 2016)

G7 ‘must clean up supply chains’

Deforestation briefing: Supply chain - Logging data

Ellen R Delisio, (Jan 11, 2016)

Monitoring deforestation has moved from the ground to the sky and now down the supply chain

2015: North America - Breaking the silence

Ellen R Delisio, (Dec 17, 2015)

2015 was the year sustainability measures and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities went more mainstream in North American companies, going deeper where they already exist and taking hold in new places, experts say.

2015: Europe - Driving change

Sam Phipps, (Dec 16, 2015)

There are reasons to be optimistic about the sustainability of European business, although the year has been punctuated by some depressing headlines

Deforestation briefing: Forests - Trees for life

Ellen R Delisio, (Aug 13, 2015)

Trees are a crucial part of the ecological balance that is under threat from human activity

Cheat sheet: Corporate responsibility cheat sheet – June 2015

Oliver Balch, (Jun 5, 2015)

We read all the reports so you don’t have to

Energy Briefing: Company carbon targets – Paving the road to Paris

Ellen Delisio, (Dec 2, 2014)

It’s time for countries, industries and corporations to put their money where their decarbonisation goals are

Analysis: Timber trade – Making sure we hear every tree that falls

Oliver Balch, (Nov 5, 2014)

WWF has enlisted corporations to pressure the EU to tighten laws on illegal timber

NGOWatch – September 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Sep 9, 2014)

Corporate philanthropy, Better Cotton and Azerbaijan human rights campaign

Analysis: Asia Pulp & Paper Forest – restoration not destruction

Sam Phipps, (Jun 11, 2014)

In a major turnaround, APP is taking a lead with its forest protection and restoration initiative

NGOwatch – April 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Apr 3, 2014)

Ray of hope for Indonesian fish, better paper and US tackles wildlife trafficking