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Who is connecting the drops on climate change?

Terry Slavin, (Nov 30, 2018)

As COP24 climate negotiations open in Katowice Poland, we publish our latest issue, which focuses on how companies are responding to the growing threat to water security from our warming planet

Rising water risk pushes companies to seek higher ground in collaboration

Mark Hillsdon, (Nov 28, 2018)

Mark Hillsdon reports on how the growing need to protect a shared resource that is under critical threat is leading to innovative new partnerships

New alignment project seeks to ‘cut the clutter’ in sustainability reporting

Richard Howitt, (Nov 6, 2018)

Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council on today’s launch of an important new phase towards harmonising the ‘alphabet’s soup’ of corporate sustainability reporting standards

Machine makers 'beginning to step up to global warming challenge'

Carole Ferguson, (Aug 13, 2018)

Carole Ferguson of CDP says Schneider Electric, Mitsubishi Electric, Vestas and Siemens are among the capital goods firms that are contributing most to the low-carbon transition

‘Brands will need to think far beyond their own operations if we are to keep below 2C'

Dexter Galvin, (Feb 13, 2018)

Dexter Galvin of CDP says companies like Ajinomoto, Kellogg’s, and BT are trailblazers in engaging their suppliers in the battle against climate change

Tim Mohin: ‘The world doesn’t need more CSR reports’

Terry Slavin, (Feb 4, 2018)

The new GRI chief talks to Ethical Corporation’s editor Terry Slavin about how to make sustainability reporting more relevant for investors and CEOs

Report review: Plastics and gender equality big wins for P&G

Claire Manuel, (Feb 2, 2018)

Claire Manuel runs an eye over Procter & Gamble’s weighty 2017 Citizenship Report

Report review: Climate A-lister Tetra Pak links reporting with SDGs

Claire Manuel, (Dec 1, 2017)

The packaging giant has adopted the GRI framework for its latest sustainability report, aligning performance to how it is addressing nine of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But slow progress on its goal of doubling recycling rates by 2020 has prompted it to adopt new metrics

Climate Briefing: US firms feel the power of renewable energy targets

Diane Rojas, (Nov 23, 2017)

Growing numbers of American companies are joining RE100 at the same time as the Trump administration is pulling away from the Paris Agreement, reports Diana Rojas

‘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

Brands wake up to tragedy of the oceans

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

Shocking images of marine life choking on plastic waste are finally moving companies to innovate on more sustainable packaging solutions. But it will take more than new technologies to kick a decades-old global addiction to cheap single-use plastic

CSR Cheat Sheet: Climate optimism rises

Oliver Balch, (Sep 26, 2017)

A raft of firms set science-based targets to cut emissions, CEOs see business benefits of CSR, supply chains pose reputational risk, food companies failing to tackle water issues and ethnically diverse firms outperform

Canadian mining firms clean house in hopes of leading the green economy

Carmen Gómez-Cotta, (Sep 19, 2017)

Teck Resources, Goldcorp and Hudbay Minerals are among the Canadian firms that are focusing on cutting their environmental impacts

France briefing: The companies leading the pack on CSR

Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman, (Aug 17, 2017)

Kering and L’Oréal are among the French brands that are working to get global business on a more sustainable footing. Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman report

Deforestation briefing: 'This is now a critical issue in supply chains'

Terry Slavin, (Jul 27, 2017)

Up to to $900bn in annual turnover is at risk if deforestation from beef, soy, timber and palm oil isn't brought under control, according to the CDP

Deforestation briefing: Beef supply chain blamed as deforestation climbs in Brazil

Mark Hillsdon, (Jul 26, 2017)

As the likes of Walmart and McDonald’s close in on their 2020 deforestation pledges, green groups hope they can use their collective power to put pressure on rogue ranchers

Vancouver goes for green growth

April Streeter, (May 24, 2017)

The west coast Canadian city has signed up 200 local businesses to help it deliver its ambitious climate goals, reports April Streeter

Shenzhen: China’s pearl of carbon finance

Angeli Mehta, (May 24, 2017)

The city of 15 million has slashed CO2 emissions and carbon intensity through a city-wide cap and trade scheme. Angeli Mehta reports

Cape Town asks business to help pull it back from brink

Claire Manuel, (May 24, 2017)

The South African city has turned to the private sector for help with critical problems such as water shortages and congestion. Claire Manuel reports

Mexico City places bets on green bonds

Diana Rojas, (May 24, 2017)

The city of 21 million people is tapping into climate finance through the C40 to get its 21 million people moving again, reports Diana Rojas

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