Ethical Performance

Kepler Cheuvreux scoops SRI & sustainability title in Extel survey

Independent European financial services firm, Kepler Cheuvreux has reconfirmed its status as the leading local broker in Europe

A new breed of social worker

Christine Bader, who spent nine years with BP as manager of policy development creating social programmes, talks to Ethical Performance about her experiences

Staking your reputation on the digital age

In these days of increasingly sophisticated social media it only takes one off-message supplier and a backpacker with a phone camera, to bring corporate reputations crashing down.

Step up or step back: six essential lessons in cause marketing

Consumer scepticism and expectation of institutions is at an all-time high, and brands are under more pressure than ever to do good… and prove it, writes Andrew Pederson

Lobbying – the ‘next big thing’ in CSR

Paul Monaghan finds the logic of lobbying for good is overriding the cultural aversion that has traditionally operated against it

Latest News

Mass protest against open-cast mining planned for German border

Campaigners against planned coal mines on the German/Polish border will be making their... Full story

Europe | Renewable energy

Kellogg announces new goals to reduce energy, water and waste

Cornflakes-maker Kellogg is to responsibly source its top 10 ingredients and materials by... Full story

Global | sustainable farming

Demand for CSPO grows faster than supply for first time

For the first time demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) has grown faster than... Full story

RSPO | Global | supply chain

China becomes world's biggest solar market

The global solar market is shifting from Europe to Asia, finds a new report from Hanergy and... Full story

Global | Renewable energy

CSR Asia Summit 2014

Dr Pepper prescribes healthy lifestyle with Let's Play initiative

Video games and TV may take a backseat for many kids this summer if US soft drinks giant Dr... Full story

North America | Healthcare

Supply chain sea change at Hyatt Hotels Corp

Mega US hotel chain, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has launched a global initiative to increase... Full story

Global | supply chain

Tobacco plant biofuel takes off with Boeing and SAA

Boeing, South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG are collaborating to make sustainable aviation... Full story

Africa | Carbon Emissions

IBM and Dow to collaborate in Ethiopia sanitation programme

Five employees from chemicals giant Dow and three from technology colossus IBM are to... Full story

Africa | Collaboration

Corporate Charity Partnerships

Unilever brews up new sustainable tea crop study

Unilever is initiating a major scientific study to evaluate the environmental and economic... Full story

Asia | Sustainability

FSC refutes Greenpeace claims over forest destruction in Russia

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has refuted allegations made by Greenpeace that it has... Full story

Europe | Environment

Freezer market hots up with Unilever’s energy efficient cabinets

Figures just out demonstrate how significant advances in refrigeration technology have... Full story

Unilever | Global | Carbon Emissions

“Bankers Oath” to turn back tide of scandal?

Think tank ResPublica has called for the introduction of an oath for bankers similar to the... Full story

ResPublica | UK & NI Ireland | Codes of conduct

Transparency warnings over Euro bank’s policy change

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is proposing changes to its rules on information... Full story

Europe | Transparency

Mars roars into overdrive with Tigers Alive programme

Whiskas maker, Mars Petcare, is expanding its support for the WWF Tigers Alive Initiative, a... Full story

Global | Conservation

New platform matches community projects with corporate sponsors

A new platform has launched to help matchmake community projects with relevant corporate... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Corporate Giving

Beware ‘changing of guard’ warns KPMG as fraudsters get younger

The profile of the typical fraudster has shifted from rogue senior executives to younger... Full story

KPMG | UK & NI Ireland | Corruption

EHRC issues guidance to help boost number of women on boards

New guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) advises companies,... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Equality

Perion in CR push following merger

Following its reverse merger with Conduit’s Client Connect, app monetization and... Full story

Global | Community Investment

Latest Analysis

Coming of age: the new sustainability math

Last week, I went surfing for the first time with my 10-year-old son Evan. Not wanting to be... Full story

Staking your reputation on the digital age

In these days of increasingly sophisticated social media it only takes one off-message... Full story

Taking steps to curb the fossil fuel habit

Europe’s largest companies are coming under increasing political pressure to cut their... Full story

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Latest Columns

Lobbying – the ‘next big thing’ in CSR

In July, it was widely reported that the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, had... Full story

Time to stop shirking over too cheap t-shirts

Is it a chicken and egg situation this whole cheap t-shirt, cheap labour, ethical fashion... Full story

EC directive a turning point for reporting frameworks?

The ‘last word’ by Elaine Cohen in the March edition of Ethical Performance was a... Full story

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