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From vertical farms to new proteins: innovating to feed the planet

Angeli Mehta, (Feb 22, 2018)

Angeli Mehta reports on emerging technologies tackling the threats to food security from monoculture, climate change and population growth

'Charities should be held to the same human rights standards as business'

John Morrison, (Feb 16, 2018)

John Morrison, head of the Institute for Human Rights and Business, says the Oxfam crisis shows we should say 'no' to cuts in aid, but yes to greater accountability by charities

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

CSR Cheat Sheet: Plastics war comes to Davos

Oliver Balch, (Jan 25, 2018)

Big brands announce slew of recycling targets at WEF; growing gender pay gap; colleges falling short on sustainability teaching, SDG reporting grows

'With AI polluters will have nowhere to hide'

Martin Wright, (Jan 16, 2018)

From cleaning up city transport systems to bringing transparency to supply chains, AI and deep learning have the potential to transform sustainability

‘Together Rainforest Alliance and UTZ will be a more powerful force for positive change’

Han de Groot, (Jan 12, 2018)

As the two certification bodies merge this month, new CEO Han de Groot talks about how Rainforest Alliance will accelerate its work to tackle the world’s biggest challenges in the spirit of radical optimism

How WRI is working to tip the balance in favour of the planet

Terry Slavin, (Jan 9, 2018)

On the eve of his Stories to Watch 2018 address, Terry Slavin talks to World Resources Institute president Andrew Steer about what it will take to scale up action on climate and the SDGs

Year in review: Our five most popular articles from 2017

Liam Dowd, (Jan 5, 2018)

Responsible sourcing from Mars and VF, an exclusive interview on Natura's take-over of Body Shop, companies integrating SDGs into business strategy plus billionaires and philanthropy all feature in the 5 most read articles of 2017 on EthicalCorp.com

My top 10 sustainability stories from 2017

Joe Franses, (Jan 4, 2018)

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners picks out his highlights of progress made in 2017, and calls for business to pick up the pace on delivering change in 2018

Four steps CEOs can take to increase their social impact – and valuations

Terry Slavin, (Dec 20, 2017)

The Boston Consulting Group’s Douglas Beal explains the consultancy’s research showing that companies that put ‘doing good’ at the heart of business strategy outperform their peers

Top stories of 2017: #10 Corporates embrace SDGs but prove slow to act

Claire Manuel, (Dec 14, 2017)

With only 6% of companies measuring their contributions to key Sustainable Development Goals, according to the WBCSD, more work is needed to translate increased intention this year into real action, reports Claire Manuel

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

Green finance: 'There is a positive relation between social impact and financial returns'

Mark Hillsdon, (Nov 23, 2017)

How ClearlySo, the Social Stock Exchange, the SyndicateRoom and the Low Carbon Innovation Fund are innovating to make an impact

Opinion: What Novo Nordisk has learnt from the Cities Changing Diabetes partnership

Camilla Sylvest, (Nov 2, 2017)

Novo Nordisk’s Camilla Sylvest explains how the Danish pharmaceuticals company has been collaborating with cities since 2014 to combat the global rise in type 2 diabetes. The coalition of nine cities aims to prevent 100 million new cases by 2045 by working together to tackle obesity

The impact intrapraneurs: How Swiss Re and Oxfam joined forces to help African farmers

Terry Slavin, (Oct 4, 2017)

In this guest blog, Karen Deignan of Net-Works interviews Christina Ulardic of Swiss Re and Marjorie Brans, formerly of Oxfam America, to find out how they worked together to create the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative to tackle climate risk in Africa

Interview: How Covestro is using CO2 as a building block for a more sustainable world

Terry Slavin, (Sep 11, 2017)

Ethical Corporation editor Terry Slavin interviews Dirk Jan de With, chief procurement officer for German chemicals company Covestro

Mars in strategic push to eradicate slavery from its entire value chain

Terry Slavin, (Sep 8, 2017)

The confectionary giant’s new Sustainable in a Generation plan includes a commitment to work with Verité on tackling human rights and sharing results with competitors

France briefing: Investing in the future of the planet

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 17, 2017)

The Livelihoods Carbon Fund is a private sector initiative led by Danone that uses carbon finance to restore ecosystems and improve the lot of smallholder farmers

France briefing: Danone calls for nutrition revolution to fix 'broken' food system

Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman, (Aug 16, 2017)

Emmanuel Faber says the French dairy giant’s One Planet, One Health campaign will disrupt the FMCG business model by recognising food as a human right. Terry Slavin and Stuart Buckman report

We have to look beyond electric cars if we want sustainable cities fit for the future

Peter White, (Aug 1, 2017)

The WBCSD's Peter White argues that cities need to be strategic and take a holistic public-private approach to tackling air pollution and rising greenhouse gas emissions

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