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Ethical Corporation: Editorial and events calendar 2013

Ethical Corporation, the leading global publisher on corporate sustainability, has published a combined editorial and events calendar for the first six months of 2013.

Alongside our regular briefings, columns, strategy and management and news analysis coverage, over the coming magazine issues Ethical Corporation will continue with some new sections.

The extended “People” section: we will continue with the extended must-read People on the Move column, which features interviews with some of the key movers of the month. The sectionn also includes regular op-eds from headhunters and recruitment experts detailing trends in hiring and HR. We’ll also regularly list and analyse the key players in different industry sectors.

The new montly must-read... CR stats summary: everything you need to know from the latest corporate responsibility research, neatly summarised for your internal and external use, including:

  • New key social and environmental data from the international agencies, including the UN, World Resources Institute, WBCSD, World Bank group and OECD
  • Summary and analysis of business-relevant sustainability research from agencies and academics, covering B2B and B2C
  • Useful trends, facts and figures from the sustainability reports of leading companies

One of our subscribers' most-read... Sustainability commercialised: a new series of in-depth articles that focuses each month on a specific innovative company – large or small – and explains how it is creating new business lines and product lines from sustainable thinking

To get a full list of this year's conferences visit here 

Here’s what is coming up in the next six months at Ethical Corporation:

February 2013

Environment – Full analysis of the implications of what happened at the Doha climate conference, and the new potential business opportunities presenting themselves. Focus on how companies continue to take the leadership positions that government seem unable to grasp.

  • Case study on sustainable energy production in Hong Kong – an example of a properly sustainable solution that can be brought to scale.

Stakeholder engagement – Extractive sector: security and human rights
Following the violence in the South African mining industry in late 2012, what does the extractive industry need to do better? What do the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights offer?

Business strategy – Alternative corporate ownership structures
What are the benefits for corporate performance, and sustainability, from an employee ownership like John Lewis, operating as a co-operative or other alternative structures.

Sustainability commercialised: case study on Desso, the Dutch floor coverings specialists, including an interview with new CEO Alexander Collot d’Escury, on what cradle-to-cradle really means and the challenges in achieving it.

Plus Cranfield’s Prof David Grayson on how boards of companies organise oversight and governance of their commitment to sustainability.

March 2013

Stakeholder engagement briefing – the most important campaigning NGOs, what they do, how to engage with them, and what this means for your business.

Oil and gas sector focus – Where are the next challenges for the energy giants? To what extent are they really preparing for a low(er) emissions future, or is strategy still fossil-fuel focused? Case study on shale gas – is it really worth the hype?

Business strategy: The first exclusive essay from sustainable business expert Andy Savitz, author of the new book Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line.
Sustainability commercialised – the first in a new series of case studies on innovative entrepreneurial companies and startups that are establishing new sustainable business models.

April 2013

Business strategy briefing: brand collaboration
How can brands and companies from different sectors combine to develop new products and services that are more efficient and sustainable? Where could the most innovative collaboration be developed?

Reporting – the right balance between new and old reporting techniques
How do companies find the compelling messages to include in their corporate responsibility and sustainability reporting? What to include and what to leave out. And in terms of delivery mechanisms, what are the benefits of traditional annual snapshots versus the alternatives?

CEO interview: Jeremy Darroch, Sky

Sustainability commercialised – the next in our new series of case studies on innovative entrepreneurial companies and startups that are establishing new sustainable business models.

Conference: 4th Annual CSR for Extractives Industries Summit

May 2013

Briefing: ethics in football
Which is the most ethical football club? Which is the worst? What does the sport need to do to raise its game and engage with its stakeholders. Can football be sustainable?

Embedding business sustainability – Ethical Corporation survey
In the first in a quarterly research series, we present and analyse the results of Ethical Corporation’s survey into how businesses are continuing to embed sustainability in all their business functions.

Business strategy: The next exclusive essay from sustainable business expert Andy Savitz, author of the new book Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line.
Sustainability commercialised – the next in our new series of case studies on innovative entrepreneurial companies and startups that are establishing new sustainable business models.

Conference: 12th Annual Responsible Business Summit

June 2013

Environment briefing: sustainable urbanisation
With the world’s citied ever-expanding, particularly in Asia, how can this rapid growth be more sustainable? What does low-emission, efficient urban planning look like? Where is this being put into practice?

Business strategy – The state of the union: what are the signals from the first few months of the second-term Obama administration? Is there a swing towards sustainability?

Activist focus: interview with John Sauven, executive director of Greenpeace UK

Sustainability commercialised – the next in our new series of case studies on innovative entrepreneurial companies and startups that are establishing new sustainable business models.

Event: 4th Annual Ethical Corporation Awards

July-Aug 2013

Detailed feature on who won what at the Ethical Corporation awards and why

All of the above feature pieces will be subscriber-only. Meaning they will sit behind our subscriber-only firewall. Every year we produce over 400 pieces of CR analysis, and nearly 90% of those will be subscriber-only. To find out the many benefits of becoming a subscriber visit here

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