Communications & Reporting

Weekly Watch: 9 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 1, 2017)

Nestlé slashes sugar, business case for food waste, Timberland turns plastic into products, Co-op fights modern slavery, UK inequality, Wales invests to cut CO2, holidays run by women, and Epona joins Fairtrade

Weekly Watch: 2 March 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 1, 2017)

Coral rescue mission, Dell uses ocean plastics, Indian solar, Singapore carbon tax, sustainable Mango, Co-op Fairtrade cocoa, charities squeezed, California to go fossil-fuel free, Walgreens Boots CSR

India turns its face to the sun

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

The world’s fastest-growing country is betting on solar to power its future, but daunting sustainability challenges remain

Coca-Cola drops opposition to plastic recycling scheme

Terry Slavin, (Feb 23, 2017)

Coca-Cola has backed down from its opposition to a proposed deposit return scheme for plastic bottles

CSR Cheat Sheet: Human trafficking rises

Oliver Balch, (Feb 9, 2017)

Quantifying modern slavery, low-carbon transport, the price of illegal timber, and an insight into happiness in the workplace

Weekly Watch: 9 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 8, 2017)

NGOs slam EU plastics strategy, Teesside CCS, SC Johnson protects Amazonia, phones for the homeless, DONG to end coal, Primark cotton farmers increase profits, the Crowd goes B Corp, and VisionFund boosts impact

Sustainable business stands up to Trump

Terry Slavin, (Feb 3, 2017)

As an American Sustainable Business Council letter against the immigration ban attracts 140 signatures, companies say the new administration’s extreme policies have put them in a precarious position

Weekly Watch: 16 February 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Feb 1, 2017)

Tourists choose Iran over US, climate risks, the downside of hydropower, fashion supply chains and UK smog warning

Beyond volunteering

Ellen R Delisio, (Jan 23, 2017)

Timberland, Patagonia, Intel and GE are showing how US companies can engage workers in their core missions

Weekly Watch: 2 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 17, 2017)

Coca-Cola fights recycling, coffee cup waste cut, black cabs go green, Ireland divests from fossil fuels, green bonds double, human trafficking risks, Canada tax haven and US urged to stay low-carbon

Weekly Watch: 12 January 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 11, 2017)

Food waste battle, recycling reset, carbon neutral Unilever, household energy storage, Trump clean energy call, Canon boosts literacy, Ecometrica's rainforest monitoring, Paris backs bikes and Ethex's positive projects

Top stories of 2017: #2 China and Carney taskforce boost climate finance

Mark Hillsdon, (Jan 8, 2017)

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures helped turn 2017 into the year of the green bond, with China the driving force, writes Mark Hillsdon. RE100, Science-Based Targets and carbon pricing all benefited from the ‘TCFD bounce’

Weekly Watch: 27 January 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 1, 2017)

Resource efficiency report, banks and climate change, palm oil guidance, push for hydrogen and big data tackles deforestation

‘Businesses can help Europe overcome the crisis of migrant and youth unemployment’

Terry Slavin, (Dec 22, 2016)

Hans Daems, new head of CSR Europe, says companies across Europe must collaborate with each other and society to meet the challenges that are feeding the populist backlash

CSR Cheat Sheet: 22nd December 2016

Oliver Balch, (Dec 21, 2016)

Recycling drops in England, high prevalence of child labour in Bangladesh and UK farms forced to generate alternative income

Weekly Watch: 22 December 2016

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 20, 2016)

Coffee waste breakthrough, CO2 mapped, P&G engages employees, Body Shop innovates, cutting Christmas landfill and Blenheim goes green

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