Business Strategy

How the G20 can supercharge green finance

Paul Fisher, (Jul 17, 2017)

Paul Fisher of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership on why political leadership is crucial to making climate change a material risk for mainstream investors

CSR Cheat Sheet: Electric vehicles hit two million mark

Oliver Balch, (Jul 4, 2017)

Public charging boom lifts EV sales, gender issues for start-ups, investors need more ESG data, and low social mobility hits millennials

‘We can end poverty and extremism — but only if we play on the same team’

Lisa Kingo, (Jul 4, 2017)

UN Global Compact chief Lise Kingo says companies, governments and civil society have to come together to deliver the SDGs and make globalisation work for everyone

Refugee crisis: What the West gains from a warm welcome

Terry Slavin, (Jun 26, 2017)

Companies have a huge role to play in helping governments turn a crisis into an economic opportunity, a new report argues

CEOs in push to restore American Dream

Diana Rojas, (Jun 26, 2017)

Companies are working in opposition to Trump’s attempts to limit refugees entering the US, but many feel they have to tread carefully

Refugee crisis: Firms going to heart of the problem in Jordan

Angeli Mehta, (Jun 26, 2017)

IKEA, DPDHL and Unilever are among the companies that are responding to the needs of refugees in camps bordering Syria

IKEA at heart of Swedish refugee response

Angeli Mehta, (Jun 26, 2017)

All 20 stores are involved in the programme, which focuses on helping all disadvantaged children, not just refugees

Refugee crisis: German firms heed Merkel's plea for help

Angeli Mehta, (Jun 26, 2017)

DPDHL, ThyssenKrupp, Bayer and Daimler are among 187 companies that have responded to Angela Merkel’s call to industry to help integrate the flood of Syrian refugees

US briefing: Tiny homes aim to tackle housing crisis

Diana Rojas, (Jun 23, 2017)

In Detroit Ford is helping build 25 homes on a sustainable scale in a bid to revitalise communities

US briefing: Bringing the SDGs home to Philadelphia

April Streeter, (Jun 23, 2017)

With the Trump administration’s planning to cut federal funding for schools, infrastructure and social welfare, corporate volunteering programmes are trying to fill the gap

US briefing: ‘In the void left by coal, new economic opportunities can grow’

Diana Rojas, (Jun 23, 2017)

Businesses are partnering with non-profits to bring clean energy jobs to devastated coal communities

How Brazil's Natura can enrich, not exploit The Body Shop

Patrick Ballin, (Jun 19, 2017)

Patrick Ballin, a former senior manager of The Body Shop, says the Brazilian beauty giant would do well to learn from Unilever’s acquisition of Ben and Jerry’s and Coca-Cola's purchase of Innocent as it takes over from L’Oréal