Communications & Reporting

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

Analysis: water disclosure - Treading water on risks

Ben Cooper, (Mar 30, 2010)

A recent report confirms that disclosure on water risks lags far behind information available to investors on greenhouse gas emissions

Local sourcing – Is round the corner always ethical?

Mallen Baker, (Mar 29, 2010)

Whether it’s recruitment or buying food, Mallen Baker says things are not always as simple as ‘local is best’

Novo Nordisk Annual Report 2009 – Healthy reporting

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (Mar 29, 2010)

Novo Nordisk achieves a level of reporting maturity rarely seen even among today’s sophisticated reporters

The US DOJ and the UK Serious Fraud Office to sit side by side on a panel this June to shed light on upcoming anti-corruption developments

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 29, 2010)

Senior speakers from Alstom, Newmont, Pfizer, Baker Hughes, Tyco, AstraZeneca are also speaking at this two day conference, set to take place on 23-24 June in Washington DC. London, 29 March, 2010

Sustaining the sustainable development debate

Paul Hohnen, (Mar 28, 2010)

George Bernard Shaw saw two sorts of people. Those that “see things as they are and ask why” and those that “dream things that never were and ask why not." When it comes to sustainability, Paul Hohnen thinks there may be five sorts of people and explains why the differences are important to the future

Sustainability at Marks & Spencer - how do new promises shape up?

Mallen Baker, (Mar 22, 2010)

Mallen Baker considers how the company is setting new targets on sustainability, and looks at what the company has achieved to date

The future of corporate responsibility and sustainability reporting: Integration

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 15, 2010)

Integrated sustainability and financial reporting is an ethical obligation, argue Robert G. Eccles and Michael P. Krzus

The instant crisis manager: An alternative reality

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 10, 2010)

Eric Dezenhall considers some different ways to approach modern business crises and the ensuing reputational threats

CRwatch – March 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 9, 2010)

High fashion flirts with eco, PepsiCo says no to Super Bowl advertising and Nokia’s Greenpeace tech award win

Sustainability news roundup – March 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 8, 2010)

Moves from the European Union, Church of England, IBM, Intel and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

Analysis: green Scotch – Islay’s tipple point

Ben Cooper, (Mar 7, 2010)

Islay has a history of green energy initiatives. Now one of its famous distilleries is generating power from waste

China column – It’s Expo time in Shanghai

Paul French, (Mar 2, 2010)

City life is the focus of China’s next giant international event. Paul French, China editor, will be there

John Lewis Partnership CSR report 2009 – Surprisingly under-told

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 2, 2010)

The John Lewis Partnership’s report has the right ingredients, but not enough detail

Letter from America – As you were, world’s largest economy

Peter Knight, (Mar 2, 2010)

Peter Knight says that the economic crisis should have been the chance to really change US corporate behaviour, but the reset never came