Communications & Reporting

The changing face of community investment: Foreword – Community investment still matters

Giles Gibbons, (Sep 5, 2008)

Corporate responsibility today is about much more than old-style community investment, but companies should not overlook the benefits of well-designed giving programmes, says Giles Gibbons, chief executive, Good Business

The changing face of community investment: Communicating community investment – Finding the right words

EC Newsdesk, (Sep 5, 2008)

Companies should be careful who they tell about their community investment work, and how they present their good deeds

Russia – Fitting ethics into economic expansion

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Sep 3, 2008)

Firms such as aluminium giant Rusal want to change how business views Russia. But corporate governance and corruption problems dog their progress.

Zimbabwe – Doing business in a failing state

EC Newsdesk, (Sep 1, 2008)

Global companies can stand firm and help Zimbabwe recover

Business school bulletin – July 2008

Oliver Balch, (Jul 18, 2008)

How the World Bank overlooks human rights, why lenders favour green firms and how to conduct better workplace audits

HP 2007 Global Citizenship Report – Tangled in an information web

Kathee Rebernak, (Jul 18, 2008)

HP’s second online report offers a dizzying amount of information but lacks the kind of organisation and next-level transparency that would make for exemplary reporting

EDF Energy – Powering a sustainable future

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

EDF Energy’s head of corporate responsibility strategy, David Ferguson, explains the UK utility’s plans to tackle climate change and fuel poverty

Management ethics – Leading with integrity

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 15, 2008)

Chief executives must take the lead in articulating their vision of a company that meets its targets while following the highest ethical standards, says Ben Heineman

Greenwasher – July 2008

"Greenwasher", (Jul 14, 2008)

News from tinsel town, McCain under scrutiny and some pointless transport

Water resources: Carbon and water – Market solutions in the pipeline

Oliver Balch, (Jul 11, 2008)

Corporate managers tasked with overcoming today’s water challenges could look to their carbon management programmes for inspiration

Ethical Corporation magazine – July 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Jul 7, 2008)

Receive the monthly print edition of Ethical Corporation magazine, and access all the subscriber-only articles on <b>In this issue of Ethical Corporation magazine:</b>

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