Stakeholder Engagement

ING: The quiet bank, serious about sustainability

Tobias Webb, (Feb 14, 2008)

Unlike many big banks, ING is more focused on getting things done than seeking green publicity

Sovereign wealth funds – From predator to saviour

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 13, 2008)

Locust on how we learned to stop fearing and start loving sovereign wealth funds

Renewable energy – Investors ride the new energy wave

Emily Farnworth, (Feb 13, 2008)

Big names including Google and BT are starting to generate their own renewable energy, and it’s set to become big business, says Emily Farnworth

Transparency International – Counting corporate corruption

Tobias Webb, (Feb 13, 2008)

Cobus de Swardt, Transparency International’s new managing director, thinks companies have had it far too easy on corruption. But things may be changing

Bali – A good deal for business?

Zara Maung, (Feb 8, 2008)

Some say it was a breakthrough and some say it was a flop. Did business get anything useful out of the Bali road map?

GM crops: Biotech agriculture – Time to take GM seriously

Rikki Stancich, (Feb 7, 2008)

Biotechnology companies say their seeds offer a green answer to the threat of global food shortages. But the evidence for that claim is mixed at best

GM and climate change – A hungry world needs answers on GM crops

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 7, 2008)

Genetically modified food has a role to play in addressing the impending climate-related food crisis

Climate change: Do investors discount carbon?

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 4, 2008)

Investors care less about the size of a company's carbon footprint than its exposure to forced emissions cuts in future, say Rory Sullivan and Jennifer Kozak

Business school bulletin – January 2008

Oliver Balch, (Jan 14, 2008)

Corporate natural hazard philanthropy, environmental risks and workplace graft

GovernanceWatch – January 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 13, 2008)

Walker code up and running, pension fund restrictions and European banking rules

Climate change – news in brief January 2008

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 12, 2008)

A successful marathon in Bali, US energy bill jumps another hurdle, but bad news for UK commuters

Big interview: Jean-Philippe Courtois, Microsoft International – Windows of opportunity

John Russell, Managing Editor (former), (Jan 9, 2008)

Microsoft aims to expand into emerging markets by creating products with social benefits, according to the software giant’s head outside North America

Low-carbon economy – Regions that may rescue the planet

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 8, 2008)

California and Guangdong are exciting new grounds for potential climate change laws, says Emily Farnworth

Textiles – Time for ethical sourcing Mk II

Tobias Webb, (Jan 8, 2008)

Neil Kearney, general secretary of the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation, has little time for CSR consultants and thinks NGOs have got the wrong end of the ethical sourcing stick

Predictions for 2008: The year previewed – The sparkling responsibility podium awaits

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 7, 2008)

Olympics in China, the US presidential election and more climate change talks – just some of the highlights of the year ahead

Green shopping – Carbon labels should know their place

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 7, 2008)

By all means cut carbon dioxide emissions to help your business, but don’t boast about it to customers

Carbon labels – A green mark too far?

David Deans, (Jan 4, 2008)

The Carbon Trust’s experiment with carbon labels could transform the behaviour of UK companies and consumers. But there are doubts hanging over the scheme

2007’s predictions: Preview reviewed – Sometimes sub-prime, always engaging

Ian Welsh - Editor, (Jan 4, 2008)

Was it worth reading last January’s predictions for 2007 from Ethical Corporation? Well, yes. And no. But mostly yes

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