Communications & Reporting

Deforestation and palm oil: Sinar Mas must clean up its act now

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 16, 2010)

Ian Duff, campaigner at Greenpeace, argues that Sinar Mas has failed in their attempts to discredit the NGOs recent investigations of the company

Green growth: Sustainability redux

Paul Hohnen, (Aug 11, 2010)

Paul Hohnen welcomes the morphing of the sustainable development agenda into a green growth agenda and considers what needs to happen next

Ethical Corporation 2011 conference schedule released

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 20, 2010)

Ethical Corporation';s conferences arm has released their schedule of conferences for 2011.

BP and the Gulf of Mexico: In defence of Tony Hayward

Mallen Baker, (Jul 12, 2010)

Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, has made mistakes, but has been unfairly vilified by a scapegoat-hungry media and commentators, argues Mallen Baker

Business school bulletin - July 2010

Oliver Balch, (Jul 6, 2010)

How unified reporting might look, humour-injected eco ad campaigns and system dynamics explained

Centrica Corporate Responsibility Report 2009: Positive energy

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 6, 2010)

Centrica’s report has plenty of gas By Elaine Cohen

Verizon 2009-10 Corporate Responsibility Report: Mostly on message

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 6, 2010)

Verizon communicates clearly but doesn’t complete the picture By Kristina Babbitt

Brazil Briefing Part 4: Government and regulation - Playing by the rules

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 6, 2010)

Brazil’s statute book carries a range of labour, environment and corporate governance regulation. Some require revision, but it’s enforcement where real effort is needed By Dom Phillips in São Paulo

Procter and Gamble: When improved design can soil reputation

Jon Entine, (Jul 6, 2010)

A more eco-friendly range of nappies from Procter & Gamble has created a bit of a stink

People On The Move - July 2010

Allen & York, (Jul 6, 2010)

By Miriam Heale, Allen & York

By invitation: BP exposes the limits of CR-lite

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 6, 2010)

BP’s recent environment and safety record calls into question whether corporate responsibility as currently practiced isn’t working, suggests Simon Propper

China column: Caught in a recast legal net

Paul French, (Jul 6, 2010)

Paul French, China editor, suggests that China is shifting the legal goalposts over where and when its corruption rules are enforced

Full product transparency: Crystal clear impact assessment

Eric Marx, (Jul 6, 2010)

As some sectors develop environmental declarations, what are the prospects for full product transparency?

Brazil Briefing Part 1: Overview - Champions in the making

Oliver Balch, (Jul 5, 2010)

Brazil’s biggest companies have been quick to embrace global trends in corporate responsibility

Brazil Briefing Part 3: NGOs and civil society - Growing pains

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 5, 2010)

Brazil’s recent economic growth has been impressive but companies need to work with civil society to develop a concrete responsible business agenda that will last By Dom Phillips in São Paulo

CRWatch, a round up of recent business sustainability news - July/August 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Jul 5, 2010)

Wal-Mart helps the hungry, America’s hang up on drying jeans and greener beans from M&S

Analysis: social media - Word of mouth 2.0

Ben Cooper, (Jul 5, 2010)

Many business leaders remain unconvinced about the power of social media to influence corporate reputation

Analysis: infant formula - Milking it

Oliver Balch, (Jul 5, 2010)

World Health Organisation rules on infant milk formula are still flouted, activists say

Analysis: mobile phones - Judgment call on handset risks

Ben Cooper, (Jul 5, 2010)

Mobile phones still don’t have an unequivocal clean bill of health, so the industry continues to face difficult ethical decisions

Sustainability news roundup - July/August 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 5, 2010)

Moves from Wal-Mart, Marks & Spencer, Colruyt and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month