Business Strategy

France briefing: Taking a broom to corruption

Stuart Buckman, (Aug 17, 2017)

The Sapin 2 law, published last year, significantly increases obligations for companies with more than 500 employees to prevent and report corruption

EU data protection laws will affect UK companies - Brexit or not

Leo Martin, (Aug 15, 2017)

Leo Martin of business ethics advisers GoodCorporation argues that early preparation for new laws makes good business sense

Human rights briefing: New corporate benchmark ‘a work in progress’

Claire Manuel, (Jul 26, 2017)

The first-ever ranking of companies on human rights raised eyebrows by giving Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton top marks alongside Marks and Spencer. While the methodology has been criticised, it is seen as filling a vital gap for investors

Human rights briefing: US companies keep agenda alive despite Trump rollback

April Streeter, (Jul 26, 2017)

Many CEOs are forging ahead with due diligence despite the new president’s determination to roll back key legislation

Deconstructing CSR: The intrapreneur

Oliver Balch, (Jul 25, 2017)

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

Boards get CSR these days... or do they?

Elizabeth Rees, (Jul 18, 2017)

How the G20 can supercharge green finance

Paul Fisher, (Jul 17, 2017)

Paul Fisher of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership on why political leadership is crucial to making climate change a material risk for mainstream investors

CSR Cheat Sheet: Electric vehicles hit two million mark

Oliver Balch, (Jul 4, 2017)

Public charging boom lifts EV sales, gender issues for start-ups, investors need more ESG data, and low social mobility hits millennials

‘We can end poverty and extremism — but only if we play on the same team’

Lisa Kingo, (Jul 4, 2017)

UN Global Compact chief Lise Kingo says companies, governments and civil society have to come together to deliver the SDGs and make globalisation work for everyone

Refugee crisis: What the West gains from a warm welcome

Terry Slavin, (Jun 26, 2017)

Companies have a huge role to play in helping governments turn a crisis into an economic opportunity, a new report argues

CEOs in push to restore American Dream

Diana Rojas, (Jun 26, 2017)

Companies are working in opposition to Trump’s attempts to limit refugees entering the US, but many feel they have to tread carefully