Communications & Reporting

Feed-in tariffs: Solar energy bubble is FiT to burst

Jon Entine, (May 5, 2010)

Jon Entine says make solar energy where the sun shines, but not everywhere

People on the Move - May 2010

Allen & York, (May 5, 2010)

By Miriam Heale, Allen & York

Brent Spar: Battle that launched modern activism

EC Newsdesk, (May 5, 2010)

The controversial disposal of Shell’s Brent Spar oil platform changed the relationships between companies, activists and the public for ever, say Judy Kuszewski and Yasmin Crowther

Business school bulletin - May 2010

Oliver Balch, (May 4, 2010)

Why entrepreneurs are good for all, what India can teach the US and how to get that altruistic tingle

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

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (May 4, 2010)

Starbucks wants some ideas, Greenpeace keeps on at Nestlé, why Easter eggs don’t need so much packaging, the EPA's small business awards, and Cambodia’s artisans bag

China column: Paper money and unsustainable forestry

Paul French, (May 4, 2010)

Paul French says that China’s eucalypt could be as damaging as Malaysia’s palm oil

Bacardi Corporate Responsibility Report 2009: Needs a dash of spirit

EC Newsdesk, (May 3, 2010)

Bacardi’s report generally hits the spot but is understrength on the subject of its workforce 

Imperial Tobacco 2009 Corporate Responsibility Review: Close, but no cigar

EC Newsdesk, (May 2, 2010)

Imperial Tobacco is serious in its reporting, but this dry tome needs to be more accessible

Sustainability news roundup - May 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 30, 2010)

Moves from the European Union’s Emissions Trading System, Environmental Protection Agency , World Bank and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

A new UK bribery law: Should we be happy or scared?

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 19, 2010)

Michael Littlechild considers the potential impact of an important new piece of international anti-bribery legislation

Analysis: banking data - Swift action

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 31, 2010)

EU-US financial information sharing has been blocked amid concerns about personal data safety

CRWatch – April 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 31, 2010)

Reduction and recycling ahead of schedule for Kraft, Wal-Mart’s programme for women in South America, and airline green initiatives that are stuck at the gate

Academic news: Business school bulletin

Oliver Balch, (Mar 31, 2010)

How to be a whistleblower, management self-analysis and how to cope with religion

NGOs and activists - Zealot, hypocrite or genuine article?

Brendan May, (Mar 30, 2010)

Brendan May takes a sideways look at the wonderful world of NGOs

The CEO view: Jeremy Darroch, BskyB – A brighter picture

Ian Welsh - Editor, (Mar 30, 2010)

BSkyB’s chief executive, Jeremy Darroch, tells Ian Welsh that making a positive contribution to society is how to develop sustainable business success

US politics - Open house for corporate campaign finance

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 30, 2010)

A change in the rules means US companies can spend as much as they like on political advertising. But will corporate influence on elections increase?

Sustainability news roundup - April 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 30, 2010)

Moves from the Climate Exchange plc, National Ganga River Basin Authority, BASF and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

China column – Oxfam under fire from Beijing

Paul French, (Mar 30, 2010)

Paul French, China editor, finds the Chinese authorities are still far too suspicious of international NGOs

Toyota Motor Corporation Sustainability Report 2009 – Total recall

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 30, 2010)

Toyota’s 2009 report gives subtle clues to the extraordinary corporate crisis that was about to unfold

The contrarian - The nuclear option

Jon Entine, (Mar 30, 2010)

Could Obama seriously push nuclear energy? A recent $8bn package suggests he just might, says Jon Entine