Communications & Reporting

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.

EU looks toward Obama to break global climate deadlock

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 25, 2008)

European negotiators believe a global climate deal to succeed the Kyoto Protocol can be achieved, with Barack Obama’s help

Is Russia becoming less corrupt for business?

Tobias Webb, (Nov 24, 2008)

A new report "Anti-corruption, Ethics and Compliance in Russia" from the Ethical Corporation Institute, this magazine's research arm, shows that some progress is being made in Russia when it comes to tackling dishonesty, bribery and graft.

Business school bulletin – November 2008

Oliver Balch, (Nov 15, 2008)

What governments think of corporate responsibility, why brands matter more in poorer countries and how mobile phones drive development

ArcelorMittal 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report – A solid first cast

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (Nov 13, 2008)

ArcelorMittal feels able to talk about health and safety challenges, but environmental concerns are conspicuous by their absence from its first corporate responsibility report

Change agents – Happiness is about making things better

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 12, 2008)

Champions of corporate responsibility feel happier about their professional lives and have four different character types, argues Wayne Visser

Coffee sourcing – Ethical espressos

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Nov 5, 2008)

The boss of Italian coffee legend Illy explains why the market for gourmet coffee will continue to grow, and why he has no time for ethical certification

Molson Coors – Ice cold with less froth

Tobias Webb, (Nov 5, 2008)

Peter Swinburn, boss of the world’s fifth biggest brewer, Molson Coors, says companies should not get carried away by their own good deeds

Financial crisis: Social investment – Crunch time for ethical investing

Jon Entine, (Oct 28, 2008)

Social investors will have to refocus on the nuts and bolts of companies in which they invest if they are to survive the current market turmoil

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