Environment

China column – It’s Expo time in Shanghai

Paul French, (Mar 2, 2010)

City life is the focus of China’s next giant international event. Paul French, China editor, will be there

Analysis: US export credit agencies – Credibility crunch

Rajesh Chhabara, (Mar 1, 2010)

The new legislation has created new hopes among the NGOs that things will start to improve at Opic.

Cap-and-trade legislation: Underpinning the success of US renewables?

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 25, 2010)

Voluntary renewable portfolio standards are falling short of the mark, progress on mandatory cap-and-trade legislation has stalled and US cleantech investment has taken a dip. What will it take for the US to maintain its lead in cleantech investment?

Delegations from ArcelorMittal, Shell, Toyota, Cadbury, Royal Bank of Scotland, IKEA, Santander, Rio Tinto and 450 other multinational corporations to gather in London to discuss responsible business

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 23, 2010)

Worldwide business leaders will gather in London in May to discuss how to create robust responsible business practices at leading corporate responsibility and sustainability summit <i>22 February 2010, London</i>

Czech Coal and Minera San Cristóbal (Bolivia) to share first-hand experience on social & environmental risk management in extractive industries

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 16, 2010)

On March 22nd-23rd, senior experts from the mining, oil & gas, steel and other heavy industries will gather in London to share best practice on how they tackle social & environmental challenges in their operations.

Germany briefing Part 4: The political dimension

Peter Davis Politics Editor, (Feb 12, 2010)

Tackling environmental issues has always been in Angela Merkel’s blood, but for now her priorities have had to shift, says Peter Davis, politics editor

Germany briefing Part 3: NGOs and business associations – Big names with strong social legacies

Stephen Gardner, (Feb 11, 2010)

Germany is home to some of the world’s biggest and best-known companies, and although they might not beat the drum loudly, there is a rich heritage in sustainable thinking

Crwatch – February 2010

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Feb 10, 2010)

Eco shoppers keep the tills ringing, the Coca-Cola bag that’s this season’s must-have, and how mobile phone text messages can beat malaria

Sustainability news roundup – February 2010

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 9, 2010)

Moves from Royal Dutch Shell, Petrobras, and all the latest from other brands in corporate responsibility and sustainability this month

Kellogg, Skanska, Marks and Spencer, and Ericsson meet to discuss post-Copenhagen business challenges

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 9, 2010)

Over 25 senior level speakers will gather at Ethical Corporation’s 4th Annual Climate Change Summit, 8-9 June 2010, London <i>London, 08 February 2010</i>

Greenwasher – February 2010

"Greenwasher", (Feb 4, 2010)

Electronics in the Greenpeace spotlight, some responsible business leaders and why climate change is still not big (enough) news

Part 1: Copenhagen special report – Business steps into climate change vacuum

Eric Marx, (Feb 2, 2010)

The outcome of the Copenhagen conference disappointed everyone, but the work continues to reach a universal climate agreement

Part 2: Copenhagen special report: Regulatory risk – All aboard the regulation rollercoaster

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 2, 2010)

Coping with a changing patchwork of climate regulation is an element of business risk that leading companies have identified and are tackling

Part 3: Copenhagen Special Report – Exploiting the climate change opportunities

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 2, 2010)

Companies that act fast and smart to get green and lean will have big business advantages

Customer service – Who cares now?

Peter Knight, (Feb 1, 2010)

Peter Knight laments the passing of the caring corporate responsibility professional

Analysis: Copenhagen summit – China’s climate COP-out?

Felix von Geyer, (Feb 1, 2010)

So what did happen behind the scenes during frantic negotiations in Copenhagen? Ethical Corporation was there

Eco-products – Mass-market certification shames upmarket glamour

Brendan May, (Feb 1, 2010)

Brendan May examines the trade-offs in judging corporate green claims and explains why certification is the best guide for consumers

Chemicals regulation and real science: The troubling case of BPA

Jon Entine, (Jan 27, 2010)

Jon Entine considers what the rejection of a ban on Bisphenol A, a commonly used chemical, means for business, society, and science-based decision making

Shell, Anglo American, Chevron, ArcelorMittal, Lihir Gold to gather in London this March to share best practice in Social & Environmental Risk Management

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 25, 2010)

This practical conference focuses specifically on the mining, oil & gas, steel and other heavy industries. Leading companies will provide case studies and direct insights on how they approach social & environmental management – an area that is so distinctive yet similar amongst these industries.

Climate change: Do good policies make for good performance?

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 21, 2010)

We should not over-rely on corporate self-regulation to deliver the absolute emissions reductions needed to avert the most serious consequences of climate change, argues Rory Sullivan

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