Stakeholder Engagement

Time to get serious with stakeholders

Mallen Baker, (Sep 6, 2013)

Companies need to understand their staff, customers and suppliers at a level that is never going to be achieved by simplistic questionnaires, argues Mallen Baker

Latin America Briefing Part 3: Multilateral efforts for sustainable development

Eric Marx, (Sep 2, 2013)

Following a turnaround in Latin America’s economic fortunes, there’s a new momentum for sustainable development as governments align themselves with NGO efforts

Analysis: International Business Leaders Forum – Our work here is done

Eric Marx, (Sep 2, 2013)

For those who fear there are too many non-profit organisations chasing the same goals, the venerable International Business Leaders Forum has some welcome news

World football – Foul play

Stephen Gardner, (Aug 27, 2013)

Critics say reforms at football’s international governing body don’t go far enough, after years of scandal and shadowy dealings

How institutional investors can tackle poverty and development

Rory Sullivan and Helena Viñes Fiestas, (Aug 8, 2013)

The investment community can play a significant role in alleviating poverty and promoting development

Business School Bulletin – July/August 2013

Oliver Balch, (Jul 11, 2013)

The continuing barriers to boardroom diversity, the pros and cons of matched giving and the rise of EVs in China

Millennium Development Goals – Manage partnerships and measure success

Eric Marx, (Jul 10, 2013)

World leaders have launched their ‘partnership’ blueprint to succeed the Millennium Development Goals

NGOWatch – July/August 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Jul 10, 2013)

Disaster prevention, McDonald’s under fire and US retailers’ seafood sustainability ranked

Analysis: online advertising – Facebook under fire

Eric Marx, (Jul 10, 2013)

Online targeted advertising algorithms can have serious reputational consequences for brands

Asia Pulp and Paper – So far so good

Tobias Webb, (Jul 8, 2013)

Toby Webb welcomes Asia Pulp and Paper’s progress since their no-more-deforestation declaration

Human rights: principled corporate management

Oliver Balch, (Jun 6, 2013)

Two years on from the introduction of the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights, how are companies managing the landmark framework?

China column – when disaster means a second chance

Paul French, (Jun 4, 2013)

Depending on your point of view, the recent earthquake in China has seen multinationals doing the right thing, or revealing the price they place on reputation protection, says Paul French

CRWatch, a roundup of recent business sustainability news – June 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Jun 4, 2013)

African gender equality, India’s lavatory revolution and smarter product messaging

US Alien Tort Statute: closing the courthouse doors

Jerri-Lynn Scofield, (Jun 3, 2013)

The longstanding ability of human rights victims to seek legal redress in US courts for actions by foreigners in foreign lands has been dealt a major blow

NGO partnering: save the reputation?

Stephen Gardner, (Jun 3, 2013)

GlaxoSmithKline is working with Save the Children to cut infant mortality – but how far are the motives behind the initiative more than just philanthropy?

Big banks affirm open culture

Wilfred Chow, (May 13, 2013)

There are indications that the financial services industry is addressing the cultural change required to restore trust in the sector

Analysis: public opinion – European trust deficit

Eric Marx, (May 2, 2013)

Europeans have had their say on what companies are doing for society – and they’re not impressed

NGOWatch – May 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (May 1, 2013)

Middle East migrant workers, EU bans testing on animals and Oxfam’s brand investigation

CRWatch, a roundup of recent business sustainability news – May 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Apr 30, 2013)

Indian drug patents, access to ITC and Nigerian women helped by Coca-Cola

Analysis: Millennium Development Goals – Beyond the development goals

Eric Marx, (Apr 29, 2013)

As world leaders craft the framework that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals, there is an opportunity to rise above local hurdles