Environment

The big interview: Sir David King – There’s still time

Eric Marx, (May 11, 2009)

In an exclusive interview, Sir David King tells Ethical Corporation why Brown, Obama and Lula are on the right road to reducing carbon emissions

Adidas 2008 sustainability performance review – Fit, but not nimble

EC Newsdesk, (May 5, 2009)

By Katie Loden and Kristina Babbitt Adidas delivers on data but leaves reader enjoyment a poor second

Ethical brands – How Green & Black’s struck chocolate gold

Ben Cooper, (May 5, 2009)

Creativity, pragmatism and zeal define social entrepreneur Craig Sams, founder of iconic chocolate maker Green & Black’s

Ricoh Europe – A green model to copy

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Apr 15, 2009)

Ricoh Europe is finding that putting customers first, and investing in the quality of management, can have green business benefits

Business school bulletin – March 2009

Oliver Balch, (Mar 11, 2009)

Why sweatshops stay in fashion, a green plan for Obama, and the $460bn annual cost of saving the planet

Aviation: Concerned consumers – Take a break

Giles Gibbons, (Mar 10, 2009)

Fewer holidays abroad may be good news for the planet, but might be bad news for us, says Giles Gibbons

AkzoNobel – A thick coat of green

Tony Danby, (Mar 10, 2009)

Dutch chemicals giant AkzoNobel is developing a host of ecological products, and says it’s more than just image

Coal and climate change – Can king coal clean up?

Jon Entine, (Mar 6, 2009)

Under pressure from environmentalists, the coal industry and its supporters are claiming that their fuel can be clean. But do their claims stack up?

Greenwasher – March 2009

"Greenwasher", (Mar 3, 2009)

Lists for lists sake, Sweden accepts nuclear inevitability and the now regular update on Shell

Marks & Spencer – A-grade progress

Eric Marx, (Mar 2, 2009)

Although its ambitious goals are some way off, Marks & Spencer is embedding sustainability across its business. And it isn’t costing the company a penny

Aviation – The need for green sky thinking

Oliver Balch, (Feb 27, 2009)

Airlines are responding to the need to cut their carbon footprint. But so far the industry has lacked the big breakthrough idea to achieve the emissions reductions required

Greenwasher – February 2009

"Greenwasher", (Feb 18, 2009)

Shell and Exxon slip up, Vodafone gets dirty and the Daily Mail shows it’s still in the dark ages

China’s eco-towns: Green communities – To go eco, think small

Rajesh Chhabara, (Feb 3, 2009)

Supporters of eco-towns should learn the lesson from the many experiments in China: smaller scale changes are often more effective

Climate politics – Countdown to Copenhagen

Damian Ryan, (Feb 2, 2009)

Vision and courage are needed from politicians and companies to dodge the many hazards on the road to a new global climate change deal, says Damian Ryan

Policy – Global deal getting lost in economic haze

Zara Maung, (Feb 2, 2009)

Geopolitics and the economic downturn are making a big dent in the prospects of a post-2012 climate change agreement

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

Tesco’s low carbon supermarket: A new way forward?

Zara Maung, (Jan 21, 2009)

Tesco displays how the environment can be good for business… which in the long run might not be great for the environment…

What will Obama do?

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 21, 2009)

Obama’s mandate to launch millions of green collar jobs now looks like it could become a reality, thanks to the economic stimulus package. Michael Allegretti and Evan Juska comment

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

Investment – Back green funds for security

Zara Maung, (Dec 15, 2008)

Investors wanting secure returns should dump oil and gas stocks and back green infrastructure funds, says HSBC’s climate chief

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