Business Strategy

Refugee crisis: German firms heed Merkel's plea for help

Angeli Mehta, (Jun 26, 2017)

DPDHL, ThyssenKrupp, Bayer and Daimler are among 187 companies that have responded to Angela Merkel’s call to industry to help integrate the flood of Syrian refugees

US briefing: Tiny homes aim to tackle housing crisis

Diana Rojas, (Jun 23, 2017)

In Detroit Ford is helping build 25 homes on a sustainable scale in a bid to revitalise communities

US briefing: Bringing the SDGs home to Philadelphia

April Streeter, (Jun 23, 2017)

With the Trump administration’s planning to cut federal funding for schools, infrastructure and social welfare, corporate volunteering programmes are trying to fill the gap

US briefing: ‘In the void left by coal, new economic opportunities can grow’

Diana Rojas, (Jun 23, 2017)

Businesses are partnering with non-profits to bring clean energy jobs to devastated coal communities

How Brazil's Natura can enrich, not exploit The Body Shop

Patrick Ballin, (Jun 19, 2017)

Patrick Ballin, a former senior manager of The Body Shop, says the Brazilian beauty giant would do well to learn from Unilever’s acquisition of Ben and Jerry’s and Coca-Cola's purchase of Innocent as it takes over from L’Oréal

#SDG3: Big pharma's blueprint to bring health access to all

Mark Hillsdon, (Jun 14, 2017)

With cancer and diabetes now more prevalent in poor countries than in the West, 23 companies, including Pfizer, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline and Japan's Takeda, are developing partnerships in some of the hardest-hit regions to extend access to life-saving medicines

Deconstructing CSR: Competitiveness

Oliver Balch, (Jun 14, 2017)

Oliver Balch tackles key topics in academic thinking and research on sustainability