Communications & Reporting

Sustainability news roundup - December 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 3, 2010)

Moves from the European Union, the International energy agency, the Deutsche Bank, and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

CRWatch, a round up of recent business sustainability news - December 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Dec 3, 2010)

Rubbish cleaners, better plastic yoghurt pots and greener trucks

Aviva Corporate Responsibility Report 2009: Reporting worth reading

Thomas Branczik, (Dec 3, 2010)

Attention to detail helps ensure good reporting

Swedish Briefing Part 4: Government - Leading by example

Astrid von Schmeling in Stockholm, (Dec 3, 2010)

No one can accuse the Swedish government of lacking ambition

Microsoft 2010 Citizenship Report: The clouds clear

Elaine Cohen, (Dec 3, 2010)

Microsoft is becoming more open about its sustainability performance

Swedish Briefing Part 3: Civil society - A gentler NGO approach

April Streeter, (Dec 3, 2010)

Sweden’s campaigning organisations have notched up notable successes through cooperation rather than confrontation

Business school bulletin - December 2010

Oliver Balch, (Dec 3, 2010)

Investment analysts start to value responsible businesses, a rethink at Google, and do stakeholders really make a difference?

China column: China’s secret children

Paul French, (Nov 1, 2010)

China editor Paul French says many Chinese children will not be registered in the coming census as they don’t legally exist

Netherlands Briefing Part 2: Business performance - Ethical leaders rewarded

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 1, 2010)

Responsible business in the Netherlands is distinguished by a focus on global supply chains, and by the creative ideas of smaller firms

Analysis: Carbon Disclosure Project - Reporting but not reducing

Eric Marx, (Nov 1, 2010)

Companies still aren’t cutting carbon emissions says a new CDP report

Community involvement: Performance that strikes to the core

Nick Lakin and Veronica Scheubel, (Nov 1, 2010)

Managing corporate community involvement effectively requires designing strategic programmes, evaluating their impact, and leveraging that impact for reputation benefits

Netherlands Briefing Part 3: Civil society - Advanced activism

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 1, 2010)

The Netherlands has a prominent and highly developed non-governmental sector that scrutinises local and international companies

Analysis: US alien tort law - A sword of international law blunted

Eric Marx, (Nov 1, 2010)

Human rights activists may no longer be able to raise actions against companies in US courts

Politics column: How to retain a long arm of the law

Peter Davis Politics Editor, (Nov 1, 2010)

The US alien tort ruling is a blow for campaigners, but other laws may take its place, says Peter Davis, politics editor

Netherlands Briefing Part 4: Government and regulation - Promoting profits and values

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 1, 2010)

Government backing for responsible business looks set to continue, despite recent political instability, with a number of initiatives well entrenched

Telefónica’s 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report: Unable to get through

Simon Propper and Katie Start, (Nov 1, 2010)

Telefónica’s achievements get lost in its enormous report

Sustainability news roundup - November 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 1, 2010)

Moves from Cape Verde, Bloom Energy, European Environmental Bureau, and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

CSR Europe: Unfulfilled potential

Mallen Baker, (Nov 1, 2010)

CSR Europe needs new leadership and focus on the big responsible business issues

People on the move - November 2010

Miriam Heale, Allen & York, (Nov 1, 2010)

By Miriam Heale, Allen & York

Reporting Briefing Part 3: New media - Net impact

Rajesh Chhabara, (Nov 1, 2010)

New media techniques mean that companies have many more options for engaging with their stakeholders