Communications & Reporting

Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Report 2009 – Windows dressing

Scarlet McBarnet, (Jul 28, 2009)

Microsoft is still in transition from seeing corporate responsibility as charity to making it part of core business

Senior executives from Danone, Tesco, Lego and ASDA to discuss problems crippling corporate responsibility reporting

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 24, 2009)

Over 180 CSR professionals are expected in London on the 25th - 26th November to try to reach a consensus on the best way to produce, and use corporate responsibility/sustainability reporting. <i>London, 24 July 2009 </i>

Carbon accounting – Emissions disclosure stacking up

Oliver Balch, (Jul 21, 2009)

More companies have been trying to measure their greenhouse gas emissions in recent years. But emissions auditing still has a way to go before it is fully comprehensive – or especially useful

Adam Werbach – Reform or die

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jul 14, 2009)

Corporate responsibility directors need more commercial awareness if sustainability is to be at the core of business, says sustainability adviser Adam Werbach

BAE Systems – A call to arms

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jul 6, 2009)

BAE’s new managing director for corporate responsibility, Raj Rajagopal, explains how he is trying to repair the weapon maker’s reputation

Greenwasher – July 2009

Greenwasher, (Jul 6, 2009)

As promised, Greenwasher highlights a few companies that could do better – in some cases a lot better – on sustainability

Sustainability professionals – Prove your worth

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 2, 2009)

How to go from sustainability director to chief executive

Wages – Working for a living

Rajesh Chhabara, (Jun 30, 2009)

A living wage remains an elusive dream for millions of workers on production lines around the world. But is it one brands can turn into reality?

Coffee sourcing: Nespresso points Nestlé towards sustainability

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jun 29, 2009)

Nestlé is considering whether to follow its gourmet brand Nespresso's pledge to source ethically-certified coffee

The big interview: Carl Rosén – Step forward shareholders

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jun 22, 2009)

Carl Rosén is one of the world’s most influential responsible investors. In an exclusive interview with Ethical Corporation he explains why shareholders have a lot to learn from the financial crisis, and why politicians should stop meddling in executive pay

BP Sustainability Review 2008 – Back to petroleum

EC Newsdesk, (Jun 19, 2009)

Climate change is slipping down BP’s priority list

Greenwasher, June 2009

"Greenwasher", (Jun 15, 2009)

This month Greenwasher lists some of his favourite companies and explains why

Ceres – Serious about reporting

Eric Marx, (Jun 12, 2009)

Companies should be forced to issue non-financial reports, according to Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres

Ethical sourcing – New retail club tackles compliance

Rikki Stancich, (Jun 7, 2009)

Brands such as Wal-Mart, Tesco and Carrefour are joining forces to reduce the ethical audit burden for suppliers. But will their efforts work?

Stakeholder panels – Reaching a critical mass

Rajesh Chhabara, (Jun 7, 2009)

Leading companies are taking stakeholder engagement to a new level by setting up stakeholder advisory boards to develop sustainable business strategies

Vodafone – Sustainability calling

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jun 7, 2009)

Vodafone is helping itself by helping customers to reduce energy use, according to group corporate responsibility director, Chris Burgess

Barclays Sustainability Report 2008 – Leadership injection required

Kyle Whitaker, (Jun 7, 2009)

Barclays’ latest report looks good but lacks strategic direction

Business and human rights – Shell shocked and in the dock

Oliver Balch, (Jun 2, 2009)

As Shell finally stands trial for its alleged complicity in the death of Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, the case could have significant implications for international corporate liability

Editorials – June 2009

EC Newsdesk, (Jun 2, 2009)

Business and governments must find ways to protect human rights and avoid courtroom drama with activists

PepsiCo sponsored focus on food and drink: Engaging consumers – Now it’s the environment, stupid

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (May 18, 2009)

This article comes from an Ethical Corporation focus on sustainability in food and drink supply chains, sponsored by PepsiCo UK & Ireland. Consumers want to do the right thing, especially about the environment, but expect brands to make it easy for them

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