Business Strategy

Refusing to dance with dictators

Nadine Hawa, (Apr 27, 2017)

ICT firms that operate in repressive regimes have to find a balance that respects the human rights of users and fulfills their legal obligation to respond to authorities’ lawful demands

Protecting privacy in the digital age

Nadine Hawa, (Apr 27, 2017)

With rising cyber-crime and the exploitation of personal data for commercial gain, companies have to work hard to gain consumer trust

Four ways to put people at the heart of the digital revolution

Amanda Mackenzie, (Apr 25, 2017)

Marking Responsible Business Week, Business in the Community CEO Amanda Mackenzie outlines how companies can use new technology to support employees, not undermine them

#2020DontBeLate: 'We have three years to act on climate change'

Terry Slavin, (Apr 12, 2017)

Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts

Management spotlight: Nelson Switzer, Nestlé Waters North America

Liam Dowd, (Apr 11, 2017)

I recently sat down with Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer at Nestlé Waters North America, to discuss how his company measures impact, and why businesses need to advocate being responsibly minded

Sustainability in Europe - 4 top trends 2017

Liam Dowd, (Apr 6, 2017)

We look at the top trends and issues now and in the coming years for sustainable business

Deconstructing CSR: Stewardship theory

Oliver Balch, (Apr 5, 2017)

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

Eight key takeaways from day two of Responsible Business Summit New York

Terry Slavin, (Mar 30, 2017)

Here are just some of the highlights from the second day of high-octane discussion at Ethical Corporation’s annual New York conference.

Eight key takeaways from day one of Responsible Business Summit New York

Terry Slavin, (Mar 28, 2017)

It was an electric start to Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit in New York yesterday, with a programme full of inspiring, thought-provoking speakers. In a city that survives on takeaways, here are eight of the tastiest morsels from the first day:

BMW miles ahead on road to more sustainable transport

Mike Scott, (Mar 24, 2017)

The luxury car brand is the highest ranked carmaker in the Corporate Knights sustainability rankings

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

'Let's have a public debate about reforming companies to restore public trust'

Peter Montagnon, (Mar 13, 2017)

Peter Montagnon of the Institute of Business Ethics explains why simplification of executive pay should be high on Theresa May's agenda

‘We now have hard evidence that cutting food waste saves money. Time to act’

Dave Lewis, (Mar 13, 2017)

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis, head of a global campaign to cut food waste, congratulates Sainsbury for publishing its food waste figures and challenges other retailers to come clean

Tata partners with Natural Capital Coalition to drive sustainability goals

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

The giant Indian conglomerate is working to value natural and social capital as it moves beyond materiality issues

For B2G, you first need B2B

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative and ETI show how competitors can collaborate

Business joins top table to deliver SDGs

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

Once staunch opponents of state interference, companies are now being asked to work with governments to deliver the ambitious global development agenda. We look at the rules of engagement in the new B2G landscape

Circling back to India's ‘make do and mend’ culture to cut emissions

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

Shifting to a circular economy could cut the country's greenhouse gases by 44%, says The Ellen Macarthur Foundation

Beyond philanthropy to real impact

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

Mahindra, Aditya Birla and Godrej are among the big Indian companies that have set out ambitious sustainability goals as part of their CSR strategies

CSR deconstructed: Biomimicry

Oliver Balch, (Feb 23, 2017)

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