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Responsible Business Week: showcasing companies that make a positive impact

Responsible Business Week aims to inspire and motivate more businesses to be part of addressing the world’s most pressing issues.

150 French corporations required to report on human rights and environmental policies

Large companies in France must establish and implement diligence policies based on UN Guidiing Principles 

Communities thrive when corporations thrive 

Corporates have always put communities first, they just haven’t told anybody. But that is now changing, says the NACD.

Imperial’s new climate finance centre to ‘recalibrate’ investors’ understanding of risk

The Centre for Climate Finance and Investment will assist businesses in making better financial decisions 

Shopping for a purpose 

Luxury brands are communicating and integrating sustainability within their business models and practices.

Latest News & Blogs

Responsible Business Week: showcasing companies that make a positive impact

By Amanda MacKenzie, Chief Executive, Business in the Community — Business comes in for... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | responsible business

Minimum wage policy under review in Myanmar

By Brian Collett — A high-powered committee is to take the first steps towards fixing a... Full story

Asia | Living Wage

Carbon tax adopted by Singapore

By Brian Collett — Singapore is to become the first nation in south-east Asia to... Full story

Asia | Carbon Emissions

UK citizens among WEF’s “Young Global Leaders”

By Sangeeta Waldron — The World Economic Forum is now in its 47th year. It’s... Full story

Heidrick & Struggles | Global | Leadership

Communities thrive when corporations thrive 

Interview with Henry Stoever, CMO, NACD by Tom Idle   According to the National... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | CSR

Tech innovation tracks cotton sourcing through supply chain

By Brian Collett — Pinpointing the source of cotton goods in today’s complex... Full story

Applied DNA Sciences | Global | cotton production

Kraft Heinz makes move toward sustainable sourcing of palm oil

By Brian Collett — Kraft Heinz, the world’s fifth largest food company valued at... Full story

Kraft Heinz | Global | Palm Oil

Imperial’s new climate finance centre to ‘recalibrate’ investors’ understanding of risk

By Roger Aitken —  A new centre designed to help businesses make more informed... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Investment

Why electric vehicles are driving us towards demand management

By Simon Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer, geo — Without wishing to be dramatic, if... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Energy

The importance of UN Sustainable Goals in corporate strategies and reporting 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) articulate an agenda for the next 15 years (to 2030)... Full story

Global | Certification

Australian solar power customers support community solar projects

By Brian Collett — A green Australian electricity company has given customers the... Full story

Australasia | solar power

Shopping for a purpose 

By Adam Woodhall — There are many gathering storms our society is facing, but having a... Full story

Global | Consumer attitudes

Canadian oil sands production cut due to unprofitability

By Brian Collett — ExxonMobil is curbing its tar sands oil operations in Alberta, but... Full story

ExxonMobil | North America | Industry sector: oil and gas

Clean energy: big savings for your business

By Mypower — Commercial solar panel systems allow businesses to operate with their own... Full story

Mypower | UK & NI Ireland | solar power

Renewi opens trading at London Stock Exchange

By EP Staff — Renewi, a waste-to-product business, opened the London Stock Exchange on... Full story

Europe | Waste management

Is the corporate responsibility and sustainability profession just another elite? 

By Tom Idle — The recent EU referendum demonstrates the national divides we have in the... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Corporate Responsibility

Whitbread's Environmental Leadership

By James Pitcher — Whitbread is the UK’s largest and fastest growing hospitality... Full story

Costa | UK & NI Ireland | Sustainability

Chocolate and cocoa companies commit to sustainable supply chains at meeting with Prince Charles

By EP staff — The Prince of Wales has hosted senior executives of the world’s... Full story

Global | Deforestation

Hellmann’s hits egg-free target three years early

By Brian Collett — The Hellmann’s food company has hit its target of using only... Full story

Global | Animal welfare

Protests by 20 international clothing brands free striking labour leaders

By Brian Collett —All the remaining labour leaders detained after unrest in... Full story

Global | workers rights

Smart Works guides UK women into the workplace

By Sangeeta Waldron — Leading up to International Women’s Day, I spoke with Jane... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | women in the workplace

ESG factors drive stronger performance in emerging markets equities

By Roger Aitken— Investing in emerging markets (EM) equities with high environmental,... Full story

Global | ESG Performance

Costa steps up recycling of used cups

By Brian Collett —  Costa, Britain’s largest coffee shop chain, has begun a... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | recycling  

Businesses must support financial education in schools

By Vikas Vij — The World Economic Forum includes financial literacy as one of six core... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | finance

Veolia, BITC Responsible Business of the Year 2016, buys into the circular economy

By Tom Idle — Talking about the so-called circular economy and all the potential... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | circular economy

Business chooses long term planning for sustainability

By Adam Woodhall — Creating a truly sustainable organisation isn’t something that... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | long-term value

The Ladybird Book on Climate Change, by HRH Prince Charles, Tony Juniper, and Emily Shuckburgh

By Sangeeta Waldron — Prince Charles and his special adviser to his International... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Climate change

Olam International and NGO Mighty agree to “re-set terms for responsible development

By Brian Collett — A project to create the world’s largest palm oil plantation... Full story

Mighty | Global | Palm Oil

Rolex, Lego, and Disney top Reputation Institute’s 2017 Global Reptrak® 100

Reputation Institute (RI), a provider of stakeholder measurement, membership and management... Full story

Global | reputation

Sky educates UK consumers about marine trash

By Sangeeta Waldron — Beach and sea litter is made up of discarded objects, mainly... Full story

Sky TV | UK & NI Ireland | enviroment

Capgemini UK launches ambitious carbon reduction targets

By Brian Collett — The UK arm of Capgemini, the global consulting, technology and... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | carbon reduction

ESG trends to impact capital markets in 2017

By Vikas Vij —The beginning of 2017 marks an inflection point for institutions that... Full story

Barclays | Global | ESG

GSK's innovative business model for marketing and sales

By Tom Idle —  It is hard to think of a more contentious business practice than... Full story

GSK | Global | health

UK VCs focus on ESG-driven investments

By Vikas Vi — A Venture Capital Trust (VCT) is a type of publicly listed,... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | socially responsible investment

Tracking reward matters in interesting times

By Peter Brown —  We first ran the Paydata UK Reward Management Survey back in... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Compensation

Investing in sustainable cities to spur economic growth

By Vikas Vij — In the next 15 years, more than two-thirds of total investment... Full story

Global | Investment

UK company vehicle fleets focus on reducing emissions

By Brian Collett — The managers of UK company vehicle fleets are now gaining enthusiasm... Full story

Autoglass | UK & NI Ireland | Carbon Emissions

Long-term strategy improves business performance

By Vikas Vij — Having the ability to envision the company’s future is a critical... Full story

Pepsico | Global | performance

New method identifies sustainably caught fish

By Brian Collett — A scientific analysis has been devised to discover the origins of... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | sustainable fishing

Call to companies to eliminate forced labour in textile industry

By Brian Collett — An appeal for close collaboration between businesses in the textile... Full story

Global | Forced Labour

2017 awards entry deadline extended

There's still time to enter this year's National CSR Awards 2017. Entries to this... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Awards

Big oil companies turn to offshore wind

By RP Siegel — Despite what we might expect to see soon, in the form of furious efforts... Full story

Global | offshore wind

New EU reporting rules for large companies take effect

By Brian Collett — UK businesses with 500 or more employees must now disclose... Full story

Europe | EU

20 brands protest detention of garment industry trade union leaders in Bangladesh

By Brian Collett — More than 20 international brands have protested to the Bangladesh... Full story

Global | workers' rights

Corporate sustainability helps improve employee engagement

By Vikas Vij — Employee engagement is the psychological engine that drives corporate... Full story

Global | employee engagement

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