Ethical Performance

ESG factors gaining recognition for boosting business performance

Successful shareholder engagement on environmental and social issues helps companies improve both their financial performance and governance...

Ford on target to hit European energy saving goal

Ford in Europe is on course to achieve a reduction in energy usage, per vehicle produced, of 25% since 2011, following investments of £20m

Breathing new life into the CSR debate?

John Elkington admits that whie CSR has its problems, it remains a deep-rooted and ongoing conversation

Putting the sparkle back into sustainable luxury?

These days the international jewellery industry is committed to better understanding its social, economic and environmental impacts

Refreshing the art of good story telling

Sustainability teams must work more closely with marketing if they are to realise the value of CSR for their brands, says Heineken's Michael Dickstein

Latest News & Blogs

Teachers call for climate change to be taught to under 11s

New research has shown that over 90% of primary school teachers in England believe they... Full story

Bristol 2015 | UK & NI Ireland | Climate change

EIB-backed initiative boosts climate conscious investing

The European Investment Bank (EIB), BNP Paribas and Vigeo have launched Tera Neva, a... Full story

Europe | ESG Performance

Conservation and fishery management project pays off

Fishermen in the UK ports of Lyme Bay on the Dorset and Devon border are making a better... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | sustainable fishing

Report urges business to go beyond compliance on paying tax

There are many steps multinationals can take towards more responsible tax practices, three... Full story

UK & NI Ireland |

CSR Summit 2016

Sodexo partners with WWF to pilot sustainable school meals programme

Green & Lean is the name of a new range of sustainable school meals from Sodexo. The... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | sustainable living

Gender pay gap 'stubborn' despite women's progress in education

Women working full time are paid less than men in 90% of sectors, with those working in... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Equality

ZSL expands palm oil web tool to bolster investor decision-making

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is aiming to bring further clarity to the complex... Full story

Global | sustainable farming

Expectations high for business to take lead post-COP21

Experts predict that business will be key to the success of climate change action post-COP21... Full story

Global | Climate change

Prospero Events

Hasbro stars with Best Corporate Citizen award win

Hasbro has been named the Best Corporate Citizen in the consumer items industry in the US,... Full story

Hasbro | North America | Awards

Ethical Performance journalist wins State Street Press Award

Ethical Performance's SRI editor, Roger Aitken, has been recognised at the 2015... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Awards

Highland Spring tops ethical bottled water ranking

Ethical shopping comparison website,, has released ethical... Full story

Global | Business ethics

Business at risk from weak speak up provision, says IBE

Around half of employees aware of misconduct do not ‘speak up’ about their... Full story

Europe | Whistleblowing


BITC calls for ‘race’ to be added to UK Corporate Governance Code

While Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people have greater ambition than their white... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Diversity

British start-up Adaptavate honoured with Green Alley Award win

An eco-friendly alternative to plasterboard, made up of 75% agricultural waste, took top... Full story

Europe | circular economy

Holidaymakers show growing appetite for responsible tourism

Travel companies with a good environmental record are increasingly gaining a commercial... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | responsible business

National CSR Awards expands categories for 2016

With only 58 days to go before entries open for next year’s National CSR Awards... Full story

National CSR Awards | UK & NI Ireland | Awards

CDP ranking reveals corporate climate change champions

Apple, Diageo, Sainsbury's, Roche Holding and Google are among CDP's ranking of... Full story

Global | Climate change

Cosmetics Europe calls for phase out of micro plastics in beauty products

Beauty industry association Cosmetics Europe has called on its 4,000 members to phase out the... Full story

Europe | Pollution

Latest Analysis

Putting the sparkle back into sustainable luxury?

As part of its ongoing Journey to Sustainable Luxury project, Chopard, the Swiss luxury... Full story

Piecing together profitable partnerships

As more and more corporates team up with environmental and social campaign groups to help... Full story

This green and pleasant land?

Smart technology and low emissions cities are emerging across the globe. Elisabeth Jeffries... Full story

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Latest Columns

The importance of creating a healthy business culture

The unfolding scandals surrounding Volkswagen and FIFA reveal they have much in common, not... Full story

Taking a long, hard look at leadership

With the recent wrongdoings of the CEO of VW and numerous other tales of executive bad... Full story

Why channeling the energy of youth is key to sustainability

In recent years, as we’ve thought about social movements and the millennial generation,... Full story

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