Stakeholder Engagement

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

Business and the recognition of universal human rights

Christine Bader, (Apr 6, 2014)

John Ruggie’s work on business and human rights benefited from experts seconded from industry, including Big Oil

Asia Pulp & Paper: When do you reward a company for reforming?

Toby Webb, (Apr 5, 2014)

APP deserves credit for stopping natural forest clearance, despite its late conversion to the cause, says Toby Webb

Chevron and Ecuador: Red card for green lawyer

Jon Entine, (Apr 4, 2014)

Cheating in a game of high-stakes legal tactics has backfired in the ongoing Chevron-Ecuador case, potentially leaving villagers with nothing

UK pension funds – Where have you put my money?

Sam Phipps, (Apr 2, 2014)

While corporate practice is often in the firing line, the pension funds investing workers’ life savings are generally given a free rein. That may be about to change

Press Release: Full 2013 “Nestlé in Society: Creating Shared Value and meeting our commitments” report published

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 31, 2014)

The new Nestlé in Society 2013 report transparently shares the Company’s progress and challenges in meeting its 35 forward-looking commitments that cover nutrition, water, rural development, sustainability and compliance.

Press Release: ING Group publishes latest sustainability report

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 28, 2014)

ING Group has published its 19th Sustainability Report: “Simpler, stronger, sustainable”.