Communications & Reporting

Ethical Corporation magazine – July 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 7, 2008)

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Ethical sourcing: Palm oil – A palm for the soul

Rajesh Chhabara, (Jul 7, 2008)

Once an unglamorous cheap commodity, palm oil has suddenly become a test case for how far big food and cosmetic brands are committed to sustainability

Diageo – Marketing to remember

Ben Cooper, (Jul 7, 2008)

Diageo has created a series of advertisements to warn young customers of the dangers of alcohol misuse. But will the campaign work?

The big interview: Peter Senge – Co-conspirators in the sustainability revolution

Tobias Webb, (Jul 6, 2008)

In an exclusive interview, management thinker Peter Senge gives his top tips for better collaboration between companies and NGOs and how the two sides should combine forces to tackle the planet’s problems

Ethical sourcing – Giant strides towards sustainability

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 4, 2008)

Wal-Mart should be applauded for taking serious steps to green its supply chain. Now it must humanise it

Green fears threaten development

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 1, 2008)

Rich country concerns about “food miles” continue to undermine economic development in Africa, argues Karen Ellis

Nestlé’s 2007 Creating Shared Value report – Still lacking the winning formula

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (Jun 25, 2008)

Nestlé has taken another small step on the long road to becoming a sustainable company

F&C Investments – Governance worth investing in

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jun 16, 2008)

With more than £100 billion in assets invested, F&C believes taking note of non-financial matters is good risk management

Novo Nordisk – A healthy long-term vision

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jun 11, 2008)

Novo Nordisk, the Danish diabetes treatments specialist, has set itself ambitious targets – both in cutting its environmental footprint and doing itself out of a job

Adidas Group 2007 corporate responsibility report – Pace thyself

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (May 13, 2008)

Running a sustainable company is a marathon, not a sprint, according to Adidas

Business school bulletin – May 2008

Oliver Balch, (May 13, 2008)

Wal-Mart’s environmental drive, Sarbanes-Oxley and companies’ claims about offering work-life balance all put to the test

Olympics 2008: Beijing games – Sponsors enter rings of fire

Rajesh Chhabara, (May 8, 2008)

The dream of sponsors of the Beijing Olympics to reach out to a billion Chinese consumers is turning into a public relations nightmare

Ethics and financial performance: The big question – Is there really a business case?

Mallen Baker, (May 2, 2008)

There is no catch-all “business case” for ethics, just good and bad business judgments. And always a healthy slice of luck

Greenwasher – May 2008

"Greenwasher", (May 2, 2008)

The race to build eco-cities, BAE Systems and the laws of unfortunate coincidence, and good news for corporations with something to hide

Central and Eastern Europe: Hungary – Institutional weakness holds back progress

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 12, 2008)

Legal idiosyncrasies and slow civil society development are holding back corporate responsibility in Hungary

Central and Eastern Europe: Czech Republic – Czechs and balances

Tobias Webb, (Apr 11, 2008)

In the region’s most prosperous nation, notions of ethical business are taking hold

Social business – The bigger, the better

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 10, 2008)

Responsible companies can learn a lot from social entrepreneurs about selling to the poor, but first they must understand how their core business contributes to social and economic development

Central and Eastern Europe: Poland – Business’s head-start on trust

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 10, 2008)

Iwona Kuraszko considers the state of corporate ethics in Poland

Central and Eastern Europe: Russia – Springtime for responsible business

Peter Davis Politics Editor, (Apr 10, 2008)

Russian business is taking steps to recover its reputation after the disastrous post-Soviet privatisations of the early 1990s

Procter & Gamble – Clean-cut ideas on green products

Zara Maung, (Apr 7, 2008)

Peter White, Procter & Gamble’s head of sustainability, has a clear understanding of what consumers expect from green products