Business Strategy

Essay: Where is ‘true north’ for sustainable business?

Peter Lacy, (Oct 6, 2012)

Business needs to accelerate the shift from incremental to transformational change

Business School Bulletin - October 2012

Oliver Balch, (Oct 5, 2012)

How to win corporate hearts and minds, the importance of the right institutions and climate partisanship

Analysis: anti-corruption - Hard graft on bribery prevention

Oliver Balch, (Oct 4, 2012)

Corruption remains rife in many countries, but the trend is going in the right direction albeit slowly

Press Release: Free digital copy of the September Ethical Corporation magazine

EC Newsdesk, (Sep 21, 2012)

For one month only Ethical Corporation has made their subscriber-only magazine available to download for free

Research snapshot: What drives corporate reputation for responsibility?

Sam Mountford, (Sep 19, 2012)

Research from Globescan shows the different reputation drivers for the food and oil sectors

Sustainability commercialised: Marks & Spencer - Helping suppliers get with the plan

Rob Bailes, (Sep 5, 2012)

Marks & Spencer’s supplier engagement is driving resource efficiencies and product innovation

Sustainability as a commercial partnerships catalyst

Tobias Webb, (Sep 5, 2012)

Ambitious heads of corporate responsibility will help create the cooperation deals of the future, says Toby Webb

Business School Bulletin - September 2012

Oliver Balch, (Sep 5, 2012)

Blurred corporate structures, why unions are important and can the environment be a stakeholder?

Essay: The CEO as statesman

David Grayson, (Sep 5, 2012)

Modern chief executives need to be more than business leaders. And their wider responsibilities are something to be supported, not begrudged

CRWatch, a roundup of recent business sustainability news - September 2012

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Sep 5, 2012)

Ikea’s town planning, Apple re-registers products and extractive industry human rights

Sustainability commercialised: Skanska - Green development

Eric Marx, (Sep 4, 2012)

Swedish construction giant Skanska is proving that expensive green retrofitting can pay off

Press Release: New intelligence report highlights how companies can eliminate risks and generate new business through corporate responsibility

EC Newsdesk, (Sep 4, 2012)

A newly published report outlines how companies can fully embed to sustainability to create new business opportunities

What is Social Innovation?

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 29, 2012)

Earlier this year Abbott hosted an evening discussion with leading CSR professionals on social innovation

(Press Release) Analysis of Marks and Spencer’s smarter business model, 10-page briefing on CR reporting and communications, key movers within the world of sustainability and more…

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 23, 2012)

Read on for insight into the CR analysis Ethical Corporation subscribers will receive in the September edition.

Can Burma be the next business frontier?

Rachelle Jackson, (Aug 22, 2012)

Despite the welcome reforms, Burma requires further development, not least in terms of business infrastructure, if it is to compete with its Asian neighbours

Press Release: Africa Leads – Responsible Leadership for Africa and the World

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 21, 2012)

Africa Leads is an initiative that envisages a collaborative, continental partnership of organizations that are engaged in and committed to developing the kind of leadership Africa needs in business, government and civil society.

Press release: Corporate Social Responsibility - Trends, Threats and Opportunities

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 20, 2012)

Between 27th and 28th September Singapore Compact will be hosting their 2 day international Summit at the Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore

Farm animal welfare’s cleaner reporting framework

Rory Sullivan and Nicky Amos, (Aug 10, 2012)

As investors and other stakeholders start to pay greater attention to farm animal welfare-related issues, the agriculture sector needs to report effectively and provide reassurance that these issues are being properly managed

New rigorous ratings tools help investors and companies

Allen White, (Aug 10, 2012)

The Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings offers an opportunity for credible corporate performance assessment

Corporate culture: Open business culture – a promising direction for corporate governance

Wilfred Chow, (Jul 20, 2012)

In the third of three op-eds, Chow examines best practice in development of an open business culture