Environment

Swedish Briefing Part 2: Corporate issues - The human touch

Andrea Spencer-Cooke, (Dec 3, 2010)

While Swedish companies are environmental leaders, the next challenge is to harness Swedish innovation to tackle the global social and development aspects of sustainability

Sustainability news roundup - December 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Dec 3, 2010)

Moves from the European Union, the International energy agency, the Deutsche Bank, and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

Letter from America: Biodiversity lessons from the Tea Party

Peter Knight, (Dec 3, 2010)

We shouldn’t leave an environmental deficit for the next generation, says Peter Knight

UNEP, Nigeria and Shell: A fight with high stakes

Eric Marx, (Dec 3, 2010)

The battle over oil pollution in Nigeria epitomises the United Nations Environment Programme’s ambitions to solve the world’s problems with limited resources. But is it stretched too far?

Lumber regulations: Cutting out illegal timber

Oliver Balch, (Dec 3, 2010)

Rule-tightening over illegal forest products will require companies to tighten up their supply chain monitoring

CRWatch, a round up of recent business sustainability news - December 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Dec 3, 2010)

Rubbish cleaners, better plastic yoghurt pots and greener trucks

Carbon Reduction Commitment: Carbon smash and grab?

Stephen Gardner, (Dec 3, 2010)

A change to the UK’s Carbon Reduction Commitment has infuriated companies

China column: The ‘China plus one’ problem

Paul French, (Dec 3, 2010)

Global brands are seeking to hedge their dependence on Chinese labour, but workforces in neighbouring countries won’t be taken for granted, says Paul French

Swedish Briefing Part 4: Government - Leading by example

Astrid von Schmeling in Stockholm, (Dec 3, 2010)

No one can accuse the Swedish government of lacking ambition

Swedish Briefing Part 3: Civil society - A gentler NGO approach

April Streeter, (Dec 3, 2010)

Sweden’s campaigning organisations have notched up notable successes through cooperation rather than confrontation

Carbon accountability: the first objective for COP16?

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 4, 2010)

Ivor John argues that transparent whole life-cycle carbon accounting is how countries and individual organisations can come to terms with their carbon footprint

Carbon pricing: will the UK government take the floor?

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 3, 2010)

Jane Burston explores the impact a carbon floor price may have

Letter from America: Is Smart Planet sustainable?

Peter Knight, (Nov 1, 2010)

Peter Knight argues that IBM’s Smart Planet campaign doesn’t have the cleverest of names

Marine Stewardship Council: All certification schemes have their limits

Brendan May, (Nov 1, 2010)

Brendan May examines why even the best certification schemes – though vital – can’t solve everything

CRWatch, a round up of recent business sustainability news - November 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Nov 1, 2010)

A greener White House, cutting water use in Wal-Mart’s Chinese supply chains and America’s eco car awards

Analysis: Carbon Disclosure Project - Reporting but not reducing

Eric Marx, (Nov 1, 2010)

Companies still aren’t cutting carbon emissions says a new CDP report

Sustainability news roundup - November 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 1, 2010)

Moves from Cape Verde, Bloom Energy, European Environmental Bureau, and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

Diageo Corporate Citizenship Report 2010: Too gassy

Kathee Rebernak, (Nov 1, 2010)

Diageo’s new report shows some fizz but lacks real body

Business school bulletin - November 2010

Oliver Balch, (Nov 1, 2010)

Mining conflict down under, how to balance boards and better investor stewardship

China syndrome: Corporate social schizophrenia

Jon Entine, (Oct 27, 2010)

China claims to be a world innovator in corporate responsibility. Just don’t drink the water or visit a manufacturing plant, warns Jon Entine

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