Business Strategy

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

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

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