Stakeholder Engagement

BrandWatch – August 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 18, 2014)

Airline ends shark fin trade, Walmart’s ‘women-owned’ labels and Ikea raises wages

Analysis: Mortgage fines – Banks behaving badly

Stephen Gardner, (Aug 18, 2014)

Hefty fines have been imposed over the financial malpractice that caused the global crash, but many fear the punishment has had little impact on banking culture

BrandWatch – July 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Jul 17, 2014)

Cup deposits, Tesla patents and verified McDonald’s cows

Analysis: Co-op bank – Banking on ethics

Ian Welsh, (Jul 17, 2014)

After near-collapse, the Co-op Bank faces an uphill struggle to rebuild both its financial credibility and its reputation as a leader in ethical business

Comment: Shareholder activism is stimulating drive towards responsible practice

Catherine Howarth, (Jun 13, 2014)

Big business has rarely faced such intense scrutiny, not just from politicians, regulatory bodies and the media, but from individuals across Britain, still feeling the pinch from the financial crisis.

When losing $2bn is a smart move

Jon Entine, (Jun 11, 2014)

American drug store giant CVS Caremark has taken a gamble in banishing tobacco from its thousands of stores

Book review & response: Can corporate affairs be justified?

EC Editor, (Jun 10, 2014)

Adrian Henriques reviews "Corporate Diplomacy: building reputations and relationships with external stakeholders" by Witold Henisz, and the author himself responds

Know thy stakeholders

Witold Henisz, (Jun 10, 2014)

In an extract from his new book, Witold Henisz has some thoughts on how to identify a company’s stakeholders

Webinar recording: Leverage your Core Activities and Partnerships to Foster Socio-Economic Development

Liam Dowd, (Jun 10, 2014)

The 50-minute webinar outlines how to use your core business and strategic partnerships to aid the socio-economic development of your extractive operations hosts

South Asia Briefing: India’s Companies Act – The 2% solution

April Streeter, (Jun 9, 2014)

Money should begin flowing to Indian sustainability projects following new legislation. Are the givers and the receivers ready?

South Asia Briefing: History and context – Sustainability in the subcontinent

April Streeter, (Jun 6, 2014)

In all countries of south Asia, reducing poverty and hunger, providing clean water and sanitation, meeting growing energy needs and adapting to climate change are at the heart of sustainability efforts

BrandWatch – June 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Jun 3, 2014)

Bacardi’s recycled warehousing, McDonald’s gets greener, clean water from Coke and India’s solar boom

Engagement – Getting it together

Toby Webb, (May 10, 2014)

Toby Webb has six principles for successful B2B sustainability collaboration

The GlobalEthicist: Risk and opportunity – the role of stakeholder trust

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (May 8, 2014)

Whether the impact is one you can measure, or something less quantifiable, loss of trust has a lasting effect

Press Release: Oil, gas and mining industries gather on the future of social licence

EC Newsdesk, (May 8, 2014)

Over 20 extractive companies gather in London to discuss the future of social licence and shared value post 2014

General Motors – GM fiasco shows need for new route

Jon Entine, (May 8, 2014)

Could increased individual employee liability help counter corporate malpractice?

BrandWatch – May 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (May 8, 2014)

LinkedIn gets networked, Unilever gets children washing hands and oil sector transparency

Pension funds — Air cleared for pension funds

Sam Phipps, (May 7, 2014)

UK public pension funds should feel a new freedom to divest tobacco firms, following a closely watched interpretation of new laws

Finance: Funding new extractives sector opportunities

Judy Kuszewski, (Apr 16, 2014)

How does sustainability affect the way the finance sector views opportunities in extractives? We ask three experts, all of whom will be present at this year's Responsible Extractives Summit

China column: Return of the ethical consumer?

Paul French, (Apr 6, 2014)

The return of western economic growth has brought a resurgence in activism over Chinese business ethics – and Chinese consumers themselves are rallying to the cause, says Paul French

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