Communications & Reporting

CSR Cheat Sheet: Climate optimism rises

Oliver Balch, (Sep 26, 2017)

A raft of firms set science-based targets to cut emissions, CEOs see business benefits of CSR, supply chains pose reputational risk, food companies failing to tackle water issues and ethnically diverse firms outperform

Management spotlight Q&A – Markus Strangmueller, Siemens

Liam Dowd, (Sep 21, 2017)

As part of our management spotlight series our managing director Liam Dowd talks with Markus Strangmueller, VP of Sustainability – Business to Society at Siemens, on total impact reporting, non-financial reporting and future opportunities

CSR Cheat Sheet: Modern slavery risks rise

Oliver Balch, (Aug 31, 2017)

Influx of immigrants has led to increase in forced labour in three-quarters of EU states, with greatest risk in Italy, Greece, Romania, Cyprus and Bulgaria

Companies still struggling to quantify the impacts of sustainability

Liam Dowd, (Aug 11, 2017)

46% of companies state they're not accurately measuring the impacts of their sustainability activities

Human rights briefing: Kellogg serves up best practice on reporting

April Streeter, (Jul 26, 2017)

Kellogg has meticulously recorded human rights issues in its palm oil supply chain since it was called out by Amnesty International

Weekly Watch: 14 July 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 13, 2017)

SDGs benchmark, RE100 hits 100 members, The Body Shop sustainability progress, 100 biggest climate criminals, America's Pledge, Tesco and Mars join workers' fees fight, and Waitrose commits to Fairtrade

Weekly Watch: 7 July 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jul 7, 2017)

C40 urges G20 to act on climate change, Body Shop expands 'bio-bridges', Anglian wins BITC's top award, Volvo to go all-electric,anaerobic digestion needs more support, Johnson & Johnson joins Manufacturing2030

'Get the ethics right, and you will be compliant'

Liezl Groenewald and Guendalina Dondé, (Jul 5, 2017)

Liezl Groenewald and Guendalina Dondé give a South African perspective on why the creation of a separate ethics function leads to better compliance

Weekly Watch: 29 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 29, 2017)

UK leads on wave energy, Royal Mail, Zurich, IBM curb emissions, Mongoose Crowd offers green bonds, Moixa expands, Typhoo joins ETP, and Educate Girls DIB exceeds targets

Make America green again: full overview of Ethical Corporation's latest magazine

Terry Slavin, (Jun 28, 2017)

From the Trump era to the refugee crisis, we analyse the latest in sustainable business

Authenticity is all-important when brands 'get woke' to social equality

Richard Goddard, (Jun 28, 2017)

From Barclay's sponsorship of London's Pride festival to Nike's powerful new equality campaign, brands are aligning themselves with big issues. But as Pepsi discovered, much can go wrong

Weekly Watch: 23 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 23, 2017)

BMW back green bus, Burberry awards £3m to RCA, oil giants back carbon tax, HP closes the loop, IKEA tackles food waste, and Dell's 2020 goals

Weekly Watch: 16 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 16, 2017)

Apple launches green bond, Carlsberg's science-based targets, retailers linked to viscose pollution, Hershey cuts packaging waste, RSPO grows, and WBCSD calls for action on food waste