Communications & Reporting

Report review: General Mills’ efforts on nutrition a bowl half-empty

Holly Cooper, (May 12, 2017)

The giant US food company’s 2017 Global Responsibility Report reveals why it’s lagging behind Unilever, Nestlé, Danone and Mars on sustainability, says analyst Holly Cooper

WeeklyWatch: 11 May 2017

Terry Slavin, (May 11, 2017)

B&Q bans neonics, SAP aims for carbon-neutral, H&M joins EP100, philanthropy award for Hoare, How2Recycle scheme grows

Weekly Watch 25 May 2017

Rebecca Ley, (May 10, 2017)

McDonald's and L'Oreal tackle deforestation, The Body Shop filters air pollution at bus stops, GM source sustainable rubber, Unilever and Coca-Cola use 100% renewables

DSM on linking purpose to business success

Liam Dowd, (May 10, 2017)

Weekly Watch: 18 May 2017

Terry Slavin, (May 10, 2017)

M&S, Target join Cotton 2040, Lego hits 100% renewables, Tesco sets science-based target, Waitrose moves on biomethane, Goodhope promises palm traceability, Smurfit Kappa close to 2020 goals

Weekly Watch: 5 May 2017

EC Newsdesk, (May 4, 2017)

IOI tackles deforestation, De Beers to store CO2, Kensington recycles Nespresso pods, global standard for sustainable procurement, Apple aims circular, new #Squaremilechallenge target, Heathrow climate projections dismissed

Weekly Watch: 28 April 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 28, 2017)

London's circular economy, Ford's hybrid vans, AkzoNobel helps megacities, DanoneWave becomes public benefit corporation, Triodos launches sustainable current account, Olam reduces carbon

CSR Cheat Sheet: Water access goal in peril

Oliver Balch, (Apr 27, 2017)

Lack of autonomy impacts employees, spotlight on the gender pay gap, payroll giving reaches new high

Management spotlight: Jos Van Haastrecht, global brand communications director, DSM

Liam Dowd, (Apr 19, 2017)

Jos Van Haastrecht from DSM talks to Ethical Corporation's managing director, Liam Dowd, about its winning campaign, 'Science Can Change the World'

Four ways to nurture a compliance culture

Carrie Penman, (Apr 18, 2017)

NAVEX Global’s Carrie Penman gives advice on how UK companies can develop policies that promote integrity, ethics and respect

Analysis: Heineken brews up a better report

Pete Statham, (Apr 3, 2017)

Sustainability pervades the Dutch brewer’s first integrated report from cover to cover but it could use its global presence to be a greater advocate for action to tackle climate change, says Peter Statham

Heathrow carbon-neutral plan still blue-skies thinking

Terry Slavin, (Mar 27, 2017)

Planning permission for the controversial third runway depends on Heathrow not increasing its CO2 footprint post 2025, but the airport has not mapped out how it will achieve this, says Terry Slavin

Implementation of EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive

Conference Recording, (Mar 17, 2017)

How billionaire philanthropists could really make an impact

Tom Hall, (Mar 17, 2017)

Tom Hall of UBS argues that if the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg were to put their money into impact investment instead of grants they could make a real contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

Weekly Watch: 16 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Tesco steps up food waste battle, sugar-laden products reformulated, eco-friendly holidays, UK emissions, Jaguar Land Rover goes green, Costa brews up sustainability, and packaging checklist

Weekly Watch: 24 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Unreported palm oil land, Mars and Nestle tackle human rights in pet food, US firms press Trump on carbon, EU conflict minerals rule, poor SDG progress, Dyson most reputable company, Blackrock's green bond, Electrolux goes green

Weekly Watch: 30 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Hammerson curbs emissions, Britvic wood fibre bottles, SCA targets menstrual health, The Body Shop boosts community trade, and Trump warned over Clean Power Plan

Weekly Watch: 6 April 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

#SquareMileChallenge on coffee cup waste, investors press Amazon on ESG, EU utilities locking in carbon, air pollution risks, sustainable plantations, China storage problems, saving crayfish, Florida B Corp

#BeBoldForChange: To empower women, you need to work with men, too

Alison Ward, (Mar 7, 2017)

On International Women’s Day, Alison Ward explains how Cotton Connect’s work with Primark to support women cotton farmers in India is sowing transformative change by engaging both sexes

#BeBoldForChange: How impact investors are helping to educate girls in India

Ranajoy Basu, (Mar 7, 2017)

On International Women's Day, Ranajoy Basu of Reed Smith says the success of the world’s first development impact bond in boosting female literacy in Rajasthan shows that private capital can tackle critical social issues

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