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Covestro aligning R&D portfolio with the SDGs to drive the decade of action

Liam Dowd, (Feb 11, 2020)

In this Q&A, Liam Down talks with Rebecca Lucore, Head of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Covestro LLC, about the challenges and opportunities ahead in the decade of action

In the afterglow of Davos, will it be more than business as usual?

Márcia Balisciano, (Jan 28, 2020)

As civil society and governments increasingly focus on concrete efforts to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, business must step up and do its part, says Márcia Balisciano of RELX, who chairs the UN Global Compact Network UK

Decision time for the planet: will the 2020s be the decade of delivery?

Terry Slavin, (Jan 5, 2020)

In the magazine this month Ethical Corporation kicks off 2020 with thought-leadership from leading commentators on what it will take for business to step up to the challenges of climate action and the SDGs over the coming decade

'To achieve the SDGs in a warming climate we will have to change how we produce our food'

Sunny Verghese, (Jan 3, 2020)

Olam’s Sunny Verghese says a global food and agricultural system in line with the Global Goals would unlock economic value of more than $2tn by 2030

‘There is time to change course, but only if we start turning the wheel now’

Lynn Scarlett, (Jan 3, 2020)

Nature Conservancy’s Lynn Scarlett says a series of international agreements in 2020 could set the stage for more sustainable economies by 2030

'To reverse deforestation in the 2020s we must rebuild trust between forest countries and brands'

Justin Adams, (Jan 3, 2020)

Justin Adams of the Tropical Forest Alliance says durable change will only come when companies graduate from individual feelgood efforts and engage in the messy, hard work of collective action

‘We must grasp this chance to bring about social and environmental transformation with blockchain’

Jane Thomason, (Jan 2, 2020)

Dr Jane Thomason of Fintech Worldwide explains how advances in digital technology can be harnessed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

‘The clock is ticking on holding companies accountable for delivering the SDGs’

Paul Druckman, (Jan 2, 2020)

Paul Druckman of the World Benchmarking Alliance explains his organisation's mission to provide the first free, transparent and publicly available tools to assess companies' performance towards meeting the UN Global Goals

'In Asia, sustainability leadership in the 2020s must start with rethinking waste'

Pat Dwyer, (Jan 2, 2020)

Pat Dwyer of The Purpose Business looks at the need for a paradigm shift if Asia is to be on track to deliver on responsible consumption by 2030

‘To make the 20s transformative, we need to get real about purpose’

Henry Richards, (Dec 30, 2019)

Henry Richards of the British Academy draws on lessons from the Future of the Corporation inquiry to put forward a positive agenda for business in the coming decade

‘The TCFDs go to the heart of our job as a bank to assess risk’

Terry Slavin, (Dec 3, 2019)

Terry Slavin talks to ABN Amro’s Tjeerd Krumpelman about how the Dutch bank is using the recommendations on climate risk reporting to steer decision-making on sustainable lending

BT, PepsiCo, UBS, Dow and BlackRock confirm involvement in #RBSEU 2020

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 20, 2019)

New senior leaders confirm involvement in Europe's leading responsible business event

It’s time for business leaders to raise their voices for human rights

Kitrhona Cerri, (Nov 12, 2019)

Kitrhona Cerri of World Business Council for Sustainable Development says Unilever’s Alan Jope and Microsoft’s Brad Smith are among 35 senior business executives that have responded to WBCSD’s call for companies to work together to drive transformational change in supply chains

Decade of action on climate in Ethical Corporation in 2020

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 14, 2019)

Before finalising our editorial calendar for next year, Ethical Corporation is reaching out to our community for input, and offering opportunities to sponsor content and support our independent journalism

'We hope what Wales is doing today on SDGs the rest of the world will do tomorrow'

David Craik, (Oct 2, 2019)

David Craik speaks to Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, about blazing a trail as the first state to enshrine the Sustainable Development Goals in law

‘We are living in a time of extreme tension across UK society. If companies can help, they should’

David Craik, (Oct 2, 2019)

With divisions over Brexit damaging Britain’s social fabric, David Craik reports on how companies like Lush, SSE and Richer Sounds are trying to pair commercial growth with social progress

2020s declared decade of action on climate, biodiversity and SDGs

Terry Slavin, (Sep 27, 2019)

Climate Week New York saw companies form new coalitions to accelerate progress, such as the Business Avengers to champion the Global Goals and the One Planet Business for Biodiversity platform, while Climate Group’s RE100 passed the 200-member mark

'We are 43 years behind schedule on achieving the SDGs, and the US is going backwards'

Michael Green, (Sep 24, 2019)

Michael Green of the Social Progress Imperative calls for the richest countries to put their own houses in order as new index reveals that it will take until 2073 to meet the Global Goals, with climate change acting as a big brake on progress

Reaping the gender dividend to make food systems more sustainable

Manuel Kiewisch, (Sep 12, 2019)

Empowering women is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and improving conditions in agricultural supply chains. But what does it mean in practice? Manuel Kiewisch of Mondelēz International shares lessons from the consumer goods company’s Cocoa Life programme

Ethical Corporation reports on the new energy behind the global carbon pricing revolution

Terry Slavin, (Sep 4, 2019)

In the September issue of the magazine we take an in-depth look at how the resurgence of the EU carbon market and the expected launch of China's national carbon market are boosting hopes for prices that are high enough to drive decisive climate action around the world. In our second briefing, we investigate how companies report on the SDGs

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