Communications & Reporting

Report: SABMiller is a little too lite

Zoë Cokeliss 2, (Mar 10, 2009)

Beer company SABMiller’s latest sustainability report is refreshingly brief, but lacks focus

Report: Cadbury caters for experts and consumers

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (Mar 10, 2009)

Cadbury’s two-tiered approach to sustainability reporting works well to entice readers

Coal and climate change – Can king coal clean up?

Jon Entine, (Mar 6, 2009)

Under pressure from environmentalists, the coal industry and its supporters are claiming that their fuel can be clean. But do their claims stack up?

What role did lobbyists play in the financial meltdown?

"Greenwasher", (Mar 4, 2009)

A new report from Wall Street Watch blames industry lobbying for the global economic crisis.

Greenwasher – March 2009

"Greenwasher", (Mar 3, 2009)

Lists for lists sake, Sweden accepts nuclear inevitability and the now regular update on Shell

Marks & Spencer – A-grade progress

Eric Marx, (Mar 2, 2009)

Although its ambitious goals are some way off, Marks & Spencer is embedding sustainability across its business. And it isn’t costing the company a penny

Greenwasher – February 2009

"Greenwasher", (Feb 18, 2009)

Shell and Exxon slip up, Vodafone gets dirty and the Daily Mail shows it’s still in the dark ages

BSR and Peter Knight

Ian Welsh - Editor, (Feb 13, 2009)

Business for Social Responsibility’s Amon Rappaport responds to Peter Knight’s comments about sponsoring BSR’s 2008 conference

Non-financial reporting – Tell a strategic story

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Feb 12, 2009)

Listed companies are under pressure to explain how managing non-financial issues increases shareholder value

Consumer protection: Respect customers and retain their business

Ben Cooper, (Feb 5, 2009)

Corporate responsibility teams must overcome internal barriers to influence the way their companies treat customers

Rainforest finance – Valuing trees not timber

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 30, 2009)

Including forests in global carbon markets could save tropical regions, providing local people are on board

China's milk scandal: a bad response is followed by something more sensible

Paul French, (Jan 8, 2009)

Attempts to try and repair consumer confidence in China over milk are under way

Business school bulletin – December 2008/January 2009

Oliver Balch, (Dec 16, 2008)

Getting customers to act on good intentions, how companies decide whether or not to verify a social report, and the power-hungry opportunists jumping on the corporate responsibility bandwagon

PepsiCo UK – Max impact on diet budgets

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Dec 15, 2008)

Tough economic times mean PepsiCo UK is looking for creative ways to cut energy use

CB Richard Ellis v British Land – Small is still beautiful

Kathee Rebernak, (Dec 11, 2008)

British Land may be smaller than CB Richard Ellis, the world’s largest property services firm, but it has a much stronger approach to corporate responsibility

"Russian companies most prone to bribery"

Tobias Webb, (Dec 9, 2008)

So says an article published today by the Associated Press, based on a new survey from Transparency International, the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin.

Review of the year: 2008 – The year the economic climate changed

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 2, 2008)

Ethical Corporation starts to make sense of the key developments in a turbulent year for responsible business, and looks at what might happen in 2009

Banks and insurers launch Climate Principles

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 2, 2008)

But low uptake suggests the finance sector is reluctant to publicly commit to fight climate change in the current downturn

Ethical leaders of 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 1, 2008)

Our pick of the individuals who have done most to advance the cause of responsible business over the year

Finally, Britain's corruption embarrassment may be addressed

Tobias Webb, (Nov 27, 2008)

UK law and its enforcement looks set to become clearer, tougher and more like the US on bribery and corruption, according to a report issued on Thursday.

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