Communications & Reporting

Implementation of EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive

Conference Recording, (Mar 17, 2017)

How billionaire philanthropists could really make an impact

Tom Hall, (Mar 17, 2017)

Tom Hall of UBS argues that if the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg were to put their money into impact investment instead of grants they could make a real contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

Weekly Watch: 16 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Tesco steps up food waste battle, sugar-laden products reformulated, eco-friendly holidays, UK emissions, Jaguar Land Rover goes green, Costa brews up sustainability, and packaging checklist

Weekly Watch: 24 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Unreported palm oil land, Mars and Nestle tackle human rights in pet food, US firms press Trump on carbon, EU conflict minerals rule, poor SDG progress, Dyson most reputable company, Blackrock's green bond, Electrolux goes green

Weekly Watch: 30 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Hammerson curbs emissions, Britvic wood fibre bottles, SCA targets menstrual health, The Body Shop boosts community trade, and Trump warned over Clean Power Plan

Weekly Watch: 6 April 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

#SquareMileChallenge on coffee cup waste, investors press Amazon on ESG, EU utilities locking in carbon, air pollution risks, sustainable plantations, China storage problems, saving crayfish, Florida B Corp

#PressForProgress: To empower women, you need to work with men, too

Alison Ward, (Mar 7, 2017)

On International Women’s Day, Alison Ward explains how Cotton Connect’s work with Primark to support women cotton farmers in India is sowing transformative change by engaging both sexes

How impact investors are helping to educate girls in India

Ranajoy Basu, (Mar 7, 2017)

On International Women's Day, Ranajoy Basu of Reed Smith says the success of the world’s first development impact bond in boosting female literacy in Rajasthan shows that private capital can tackle critical social issues

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

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