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SDG12: ‘If UK retailers are to create a better world, they have to address consumption'

Hayley Baines-Buffery, (Nov 14, 2018)

Hayley Baines-Buffery of Bioregional explains why the British Retail Consortium’s Better Retail, Better World initiative won’t bring the systems-level change required

CSR Cheat Sheet: Reality check for the planet amid tide of bad news

Oliver Balch, (Nov 9, 2018)

Chances of limiting global warming to below 2C ‘almost zero’; companies make large-scale pledges on plastic waste; resolving the disconnect between corporate and consumer views of transparency

America shows how to tackle climate change from the bottom up

Michael Levitin, (Sep 20, 2018)

Michael Levitin reports on last week’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, where ambitious climate action by mayors and state governors was in the spotlight

‘Climate criminal’ Shell fails to soothe troubled waters with energy transition plan

Oliver Balch, (Apr 16, 2018)

The oil major's 15-year decarbonisation strategy is not going to satisfy green groups or activist investors, writes Oliver Balch. Meanwhile Danish pension fund PKA has moved to exclude oil and gas companies

Five key sustainability trends for 2018

Britta Wyss Bisang, (Mar 12, 2018)

With consumer and corporate demand for responsible sourcing taking centre stage, Britta Wyss Bisang of Rainforest Alliance predicts the biggest sustainability trends for 2018 and beyond

Schneider Electric, EDF make major climate pledges ahead of One Planet summit

Terry Slavin, (Dec 11, 2017)

89 French companies sign up to climate action ahead of Macron’s green finance summit to mark two years since the Paris Agreement

‘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

10 steps firms can take towards a 1.5C world

Gabrielle Ginér, (Oct 11, 2017)

As COP23 begins in Bonn this week, BT's Gabrielle Ginér explains why BT, Carlsberg Group and Tesco have become the first companies in the world to commit to science-based targets compatible with keeping global temperature rises to 1.5C

How France is stealing a march on sustainability

Terry Slavin, (Aug 17, 2017)

This month's magazine reports on the state of sustainable business in France, looking at how the country is taking leadership on issues from climate to human rights, and how the new Macron government looks set to lift that ambition even further

France briefing: Can Macron add green to the tricolour?

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 16, 2017)

The appointment of 'France’s David Attenborough' Nicolas Hulot as environment minister has turned the Elysee’s ambitions to assume global leadership on climate change up a notch. We look at whether promises to go carbon-neutral by 2050 and ban fossil fuel cars will be fulfilled

Weekly Watch: 14 July 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 13, 2017)

SDGs benchmark, RE100 hits 100 members, The Body Shop sustainability progress, 100 biggest climate criminals, America's Pledge, Tesco and Mars join workers' fees fight, and Waitrose commits to Fairtrade

Weekly Watch: 7 July 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jul 7, 2017)

C40 urges G20 to act on climate change, Body Shop expands 'bio-bridges', Anglian wins BITC's top award, Volvo to go all-electric,anaerobic digestion needs more support, Johnson & Johnson joins Manufacturing2030

Make America green again: full overview of Ethical Corporation's latest magazine

Terry Slavin, (Jun 28, 2017)

From the Trump era to the refugee crisis, we analyse the latest in sustainable business

Weekly Watch: 9 June 2017

Terry Slavin, (Jun 9, 2017)

Leading regions pledge climate action, Olam app maps small farms, Syngenta boosts Bangladesh farms, Lego cuts energy use, and Singapore opens green academy

Eight key takeaways from day two of Responsible Business Summit Europe

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 9, 2017)

We round up a selection of insights from leading CEOs and sustainability practitioners during a second thought-provoking day at Ethical Corporation’s flagship event

Eight key takeaways from day one of Responsible Business Summit Europe

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 7, 2017)

The Responsible Business Summit Europe opened yesterday, on the eve of the general election, with a record number of delegates and sense that business’s impact on society is more important than ever. We round up the eight most important takeaways from the day

#WeAreStillIn: 'America will meet the Paris Agreement despite Trump'

Diana Rojas, (Jun 5, 2017)

Nine state governors, 125 mayors and and 903 companies have vowed to honour US promises to cut CO2 emissions. As Diana Rojas reports, they see that green growth is good for business

Search for sustainable biofuels beset by turbulence

Angeli Mehta, (Mar 24, 2017)

Progress on cutting aviation emissions is hampered by supply concerns, but shipping is navigating even trickier waters

Delivering the Paris Agreement

Angeli Mehta, (Mar 24, 2017)

Transport is the most intractable area for tackling climate change, with road freight emissions growing fastest. We look at how the logistics industry is innovating in new fuels and vehicles to accelerate progress

Issue 3: Climate change: The best of times, the worst of times

Martin Wright, (Dec 15, 2016)

Amidst soaring temperatures and Trumpian rhetoric, it was a challenging year for businesses trying to act on climate change. But growing collaboration and rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement offer hope

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