Stakeholder Engagement

Press Release: Standard Chartered launches 2013 Sustainability Review

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 27, 2014)

Today, Standard Chartered launches its 2013 Sustainability Review, which captures the progress and commitments that we have made in supporting social and economic development across the markets in which we operate.

Press Release: Anglo American believes positive and lasting change depends on mutual benefit

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 24, 2014)

Anglo American today released its 13th sustainable development report, demonstrating progress during 2013 against set targets and highlighting the challenges to realise the Group’s overall sustainable development objectives.

Press Release: Mondelēz International Announces Global Commitments to Well-being

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 18, 2014)

Mondelēz International unveiled a plan last week which seeks to improve the well-being of the planet and its people – from farmers to consumers.

North America Briefing Part 3: Non-profits – Finding a way

April Streeter, (Mar 8, 2014)

Whether through confrontation or collaboration, there are some activist and NGO successes to acknowledge and build on

Reasons to be cheerful

Toby Webb, (Mar 6, 2014)

Toby Webb has 11 reasons to be optimistic about sustainability

BrandWatch – March 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 6, 2014)

CVS gets serious on health, how farmers can measure emissions and cleaner laundry from P&G

Analysis: corporate citizenship – Engaging business performance

Giles Crosse, (Mar 6, 2014)

A new barometer of corporate practice finds movement in the right direction

Analysis: Oxfam and SodaStream – Unpalatable mix

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 6, 2014)

Oxfam’s uncompromising stance on Scarlett Johansson’s endorsement of SodaStream has shone the spotlight on business issues surrounding Israeli settlements

North America case study 2: Cosia – Oil sands collaboration

April Streeter, (Mar 5, 2014)

Canada’s oil sands sector is cooperating on some environmental improvements

NGOWatch – March 2014

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 5, 2014)

Income inequality wake-up, more dangerous chemicals in clothes and solidarity with Cambodian workers

PRESS RELEASE: Cultivating the Next Generation

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 5, 2014)

Cultivating the next generation of Sustainability Professionals is no small feat, as the teams at Arizona State University ("ASU"), Global Institute of Sustainability, and Manzimvula Ventures, Inc., both know

Business still needs to earn our trust

Mallen Baker, (Feb 10, 2014)

It’s wrong to tar all companies with the same brush, but we’ve learned the hard way that trust needs to be earned, says Mallen Baker

Natural resources – Is mineral-rich Madagascar open for business?

Giles Crosse, (Feb 8, 2014)

Mineral extraction in Madagascar epitomises the challenges of sustainable development in impoverished and unstable countries rich in natural resources

BrandWatch – February 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Feb 7, 2014)

Nestlé targets the young unemployed, help to address water stress risks and GM’s new CEO

BrandWatch – December 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Dec 20, 2013)

Internet access for the repressed, Credit Suisse goes for equality and better plastics in sight

Analysis: natural disaster relief – What companies should do to help

Judy Kuszewski, (Dec 18, 2013)

When natural disasters strike we all want to do what we can. Companies should work out their best response

For better governance, think stakeholders

Wilfred Chow, (Dec 18, 2013)

Progressive companies operate in the interest of all their stakeholders – and not just shareholders

Letter from the mid-Atlantic – How granny apps can change the world

Peter Knight, (Dec 16, 2013)

Consumer technology is now being used to meet practical needs and bring fulfilment to people’s lives, says Peter Knight

DNA – Testing genetics

Jon Entine, (Dec 16, 2013)

Outlandish claims about what we can learn about ourselves from our DNA threaten the credibility of the personal genomics

What can companies do about investor short-termism?

Danielle Chesebrough and Rory Sullivan, (Nov 26, 2013)

The Global Compact and the Principles for Responsible Investment are looking to gather examples of where companies have tried to mitigate the negative impacts of investor short-termism