Ethical Performance

Astellas extends Kenyan care initiative

Astellas Pharma Europe announced its backing of a new €1.5m programme to tackle obstetric fistula in May. Ken Jones, ceo and president, gives Ethical Performance an update

Japan’s Asahi Shimbun loses credibility

Japan’s Asahi Shimbun, one of the country’s leading newspapers and a bastion defending liberal values, has withdrawn misleading articles

CR is increasingly defined by what a company does, not what it gives

Since the recession, businesses have been faced with an increasingly cynical public who are more concerned than ever about the ethics of brands

Banks hit headlines again for failing to maintain standards

A whistleblower has made new allegations about UK bank Lloyds for selling complicated but risky interest rate swaps with small business loans

Opening the door to transparency

Transparency is a step beyond regular CSR - it means not just behaving ethically but showing how you’re doing it.

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EC climate deal falls short on renewables targets

While the European Council has just agreed a new climate and energy deal that sets a binding... Full story

European Commission | Europe | Climate change

Too few enforcing anti-bribery laws, finds Transparency International

Many leading economies are failing to stop their companies from spreading corruption around... Full story

Transparency International | Global | Corruption

Banks beware: consumers rate ESG factors as high as service levels

Corporate performance on environmental, social, governance and ethical grounds can have a... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Business ethics

Big business to sing from same hymn sheet over energy savings

The Big Energy Vision is a new multi-partner campaign to empower UK households to take... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Energy Saving

Sustainable Brands 14 London

M&S boosts supply chain monitoring through Labor Link

British high street stalwart Marks & Spencer (M&S) has scaled up its use of mobile... Full story

Labor Link | Global | supply chain

Europe urged to agree bold climate and energy policies

Leading businesses including Acciona, Coca-Cola Enterprises, DSM, Ferrovial, Philips,... Full story

Europe | Climate change

Boardroom pay just gets bigger and bigger, says TUC

Forty nine minutes after returning to work after the 2013 New Year break Britain's... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Executive pay

SSE trailblazes with Fair Tax Mark accreditation

SSE plc, the UK's second largest energy supplier, has become the first FTSE 100 company... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Tax


Low take-up of Ban the Box blamed on ‘exaggerated fear’

The charity Business in the Community (BITC) is calling on more UK employers to remove the... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | work creation

Kering snaps into action with ITC crocodile collaboration

Luxury goods giant Kering (formerly PPR) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have... Full story

Global | Conservation

Knorr cooks up support for World Food Day

Tomorrow on World Food Day (16th October 2014), stock cube brand Knorr is partnering with the... Full story

Unilever | Global | Hunger

Renewable energy bodies outgrow affiliation

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) and Solar Trade Association (STA) are to go their... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Renewable energy

New £500m joint venture to reinvigorate onshore wind

In a major boost for the onshore wind power industry, Britain’s green energy company... Full story

Europe | Renewable energy

SC Johnson comes clean over fragrance ingredients

American household giant SC Johnson is to expand its ingredient disclosure efforts by... Full story

SC Johnson | Global | Transparency

Growth of SRI shows new level of maturity, says EUROSIF

EUROSIF, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, has unveiled the findings of its 6th... Full story

EUROSIF | Europe | SRI

Lego ends 50-year link with Shell

Danish toy giant Lego is ending its co-promotion contract with Shell. The move follows a... Full story

Global | corporate reputation

Clorox dives into Safe Water Project in Peru

American cleaning and home care giant The Clorox Company is expanding its Safe Water Project,... Full story

Clorox | South America | Water

Duracell Power Forward programme goes down a storm in US

Procter & Gamble's Duracell Power Forward programme, known for donating batteries to... Full story

North America | Disaster Response

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Opening the door to transparency

Transparency is a step beyond regular Corporate Social Responsibility - it means not just... Full story

Opening the door to transparency

Transparency is a step beyond regular Corporate Social Responsibility - it means not just... Full story

West Side Story

Why are so many human beings still being bought and sold? And why is ‘the land of... Full story

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Does behaviour change offer the key to sustainability?

There are so many wonderful, technical innovations and services available to help your... Full story

The race for sustainability needs to shift a gear...or two

Listening to the dentist drill-like drone of the very first Formula E grand prix recently, it... Full story

What good am I, if I know and don’t do?

September, the back-to-school, new uniform, new shoes, month. It’s a time for fresh... Full story

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