Business Strategy

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

‘Doing good isn’t about altruism. It’s how companies create value’

Anne Bahr Thompson, (Dec 19, 2017)

In an extract from her book Do Good, Anne Bahr Thompson outlines her five-step model for a new business ethos called 'brand citizenship'

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 disruptors: Kate Brandt's mission to green Google

Oliver Balch, (Oct 25, 2017)

In a new series of in-depth profiles of the people transforming business for good, Oliver Balch talks to Google's head of sustainability about the challenges of ensuring the giant tech company is doing no evil to the planet

The Responsible Business Awards 2017 – Winners

Elizabeth Rees, (Oct 23, 2017)

Exclusive: ‘Under Natura The Body Shop will return to its activist roots’

Terry Slavin, (Sep 13, 2017)

Christopher Davis, The Body Shop’s head of CSR, talks to Ethical Corporation editor Terry Slavin in the first media interview since the sale by French cosmetics giant L’Oréal

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

Proof Positive that people and planet equals profit

Terry Slavin, (Sep 4, 2017)

Interface with its Climate Take Back strategy and PayPal's mission to provide financial services to the underserved show how companies can prosper by putting social purpose at the heart of their brand propositions

CEO pay: Would a £1m pay-cut really hurt?

Clive Hyman, (Aug 21, 2017)

CEO and senior management teams continue to prioritise their own remuneration packages ahead of doing good for business

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