Stakeholder Engagement

Corporate engagement: How Asian responsibility is changing its stripes

Paul French, (Feb 8, 2015)

As economies are growing, so is the sophistication of community engagement programmes in Asia

PolicyWatch – February 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Feb 5, 2015)

Genetic modification, Global Reporting Initiative, Russian recycling and UK fracking disclosure

Business school bulletin – February 2015

Oliver Balch, (Feb 3, 2015)

Management alignment and coherence and CSR contraction and expansion

Case study: The cost of community conflict

Sam Phipps, (Jan 30, 2015)

The direct cost of community conflict in the extractives industry is high, according to a 2014 report by the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSRI) at Harvard Kennedy School

Case study: PRE’s water shortage solution

Sam Phipps, (Jan 30, 2015)

Pacific Rubiales Energy (PRE), the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company in Colombia, has adopted a Shared Value Initiative for water usage

Case study: New Gold’s collaborative approach

Sam Phipps, (Jan 30, 2015)

New Gold runs the New Afton Mine in Canada, Mesquite in the US, Peak Mines in Australia and Mexico’s Cerro San Pedro

Commodity prices raise CSR concerns

Sam Phipps, (Jan 30, 2015)

Will sharp price falls and squeezed margins in oil and gold affect producers’ CSR strategies? The picture is mixed, analysts say, with risk mitigation and resource scarcity still concentrating minds across extractive industries

Analysis: Human rights – New benchmark to rank companies on human rights performance

Nadine Hawa, (Jan 14, 2015)

Index will rank companies on human rights in effort to drive better performance

Analysis: Anti-corruption controls – Carry on bribing

Sam Phipps, (Jan 7, 2015)

Bribery controls lack bite, report finds

PolicyWatch – January 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Jan 6, 2015)

Electronics bin ban, Amazon soy moratorium, Luxembourg tax review and chemical footprint tool

Asia column – Where will corruption crackdown lead?

Paul French, (Jan 6, 2015)

The full repercussions of the top-level crackdown on corruption by officials are as yet unknown, although side-effects have already emerged

NGOWatch – January 2015

Jeni Yaghoubi, (Jan 5, 2015)

Conflict gold, LGBT equality, Myanmar jade mine drug dependency and Boreal Forest sourcing campaign

BrandWatch – January 2015

Jeni Yaghoubi, (Jan 5, 2015)

US clean power support, fairer feathers, M&S workers’ poll and factory fire compensation

Business school bulletin – January 2015

Oliver Balch, (Jan 5, 2015)

Political CSR and extractive industry community conflicts

How to create an economy that works for society

Anonymous, (Dec 11, 2014)

Aldersgate Group’s new “Economy That Works” report challenges a conventional view of GDP growth as the sole definition of economic success

Analysis: Corporate tax – Company tax disclosure chasm widens

Eric Marx, (Dec 5, 2014)

While policymakers push for greater transparency, most companies report little or no financial details about operations outside their home country

PolicyWatch – December 2014

Stephen Gardner, (Dec 4, 2014)

Asbestos judgment, plastic bag regulation, environmental crime and sustainability training for board members

BrandWatch – December 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 4, 2014)

Zero waste factories, recycled milk, low-carbon profits and footwear innovation

Business school bulletin – December 2014

Oliver Balch, (Dec 1, 2014)

Expectational gaps and China’s green business drivers

Pharmaceuticals Briefing: Pharmaceutical prices – Costing the cure

Ellen R Delisio, (Nov 7, 2014)

Pharmaceutical companies need to turn a profit, just like any other commercial operator, but are they also under an obligation to make their products more widely affordable?