Environment

NGOWatch – July 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Jul 14, 2015)

Dutch emissions targets, OECD criticised, Fair Wear wage report and European timber imports

President Obama committed to saving the honey bee

3BL Media, (Jun 12, 2015)

President Obama is intervening on behalf of the bumblebee: the White House has announced the first National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.

Extractives: Social licence - Case studies

Sam Phipps, (Jun 5, 2015)

Four insightful case studies detailing how some of the largest companies within the extractives industry are approaching and managing environments and communities local to their operations

NGOWatch – June 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Jun 5, 2015)

Conflict mineral disclosure, birth certificates for street kids, India NGO crackdown and oceans valued

Extractives: Social licence - A mine of challenges

Sam Phipps, (Jun 5, 2015)

When it comes to sustainability in the extractives industry, purists might see a contradiction in terms. But if the interests of local communities are kept central, there is more chance net benefits will follow

Asia column: Sustainable palm oil - Palmed off with voluntary guidelines?

Rajesh Chhabara, (Jun 4, 2015)

New guidelines for the palm oil industry have disappointed environmentalists and raised fresh concerns about the protection of rainforests

EthicsWatch: UK government - Has the UK chosen a responsible road?

Stephen Gardner, (Jun 4, 2015)

The election of a Conservative government brings a mix of likely developments to the UK’s corporate responsibility landscape

EthicsWatch: Desertification - Fighting to save the fat of the land

Ellen R Delisio, (Jun 4, 2015)

An international alliance aims to engage with corporations to prevent the environmentally and commercially damaging impacts of land degradation

Corporate profile: ArcelorMittal – A steely eye on emissions

Ellen R Delisio, (Jun 4, 2015)

Steel giant ArcelorMittal faces a tough challenge in making its resources-intensive business sustainable, but it has a plan, and with scale comes impact

Nine tech companies helping build renewably powered internet

3BL Media, (May 28, 2015)

Technology companies have immense power either to push forward a renewable energy revolution, or to tie down the digital economy to traditional, polluting sources of power

What is ESOS?

Mervyn Bowden, (May 22, 2015)

Large UK companies who have yet to start the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme auditing process should act quickly, before it’s too late

The city of the future

Conference Recording, (May 19, 2015)

Asia column: Greenpeace at war in India

Rajesh Chhabara, (May 8, 2015)

The Indian government, under the new leadership of Narendi Modi, has taken a harsh line against Greenpeace’s opposition to several development projects – blocking funds and preventing individuals from travelling

EthicsWatch: Rubber – time to apply the brakes?

Ellen R Delisio, (May 6, 2015)

Governments, NGOs, academics and manufacturers are seeking ways to meet growing demand for tyres without destroying biodiversity, in light of a warning over the impact of rubber plantations

NGOWatch – May 2015

Nadine Hawa, (May 5, 2015)

RB sanitation campaign, IFC lending criticism, UK government recommendations and Bahrain house watch for migrant workers

Analysis: California Drought

April Streeter, (May 1, 2015)

The drought in California has brought water footprints to the forefront

Business school bulletin – May 2015

Oliver Balch, (May 1, 2015)

Politics of CSR and China’s ‘green’ cities dongtan

New seafood labelling laws are an improvement, but retailers and brands can do more

Samuel Stone, (Apr 23, 2015)

If seafood labelling isn’t clear, making responsible choices becomes a minefield for consumers

Crowdsourced guide shares UK green business knowledge

Fiona Mills, (Apr 22, 2015)

Green Office Week is calling on offices around the UK for their green tips, suggestions and success stories

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