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Eight ideas on reporting against the SDGs

Liam Dowd, (Aug 8, 2018)

In a recent online webinar, four panellists led the discussion on how companies can best report against the Social Development Goals. Here are eight morsels to offer food for thought

Leading Communications Strategies

Liam Dowd, (May 6, 2016)

Shedding light on communications excellence

Year in review: Our ten most popular articles from 2015

Liam Dowd, (Jan 5, 2016)

Below is a list of the 10 most read articles of 2015 on

Management Spotlight: Ada Wong, FrieslandCampina Asia

Elina Yumasheva, (Mar 19, 2015)

How to maintain regular dialogue with stakeholders

Built on purpose: Telling your company’s story

Lee Jia Haur, (Feb 16, 2015)

Communicating the reason your company is in business - other than to turn a profit - can transform the fortunes of your brand

Communications and branding briefing: Stakeholder engagement – Getting the message across

Ellen R Delisio, (Feb 9, 2015)

Communicating sustainability efforts to all those affected by a business’s operations is an integral part of corporate responsibility

Communications and branding briefing: Sustainability communications – Learning to speak green

April Streeter, (Feb 4, 2015)

Companies are discovering the benefits of finding their voice and making deep connections with stakeholders through sustainability communications

How to develop successful sustainable business communications

Judy Kuszewski 2, (Nov 26, 2013)

Engaging stakeholders, internal and external, requires clever targeted messages that are relevant and interesting

Management Spotlight: Christine Diamente, Alcatel-Lucent

Elina Yumasheva, (Oct 22, 2013)

For two years in a row, Alcatel-Lucent has been ranked No 1 in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and is Supersector leader for its strategy and performance in the technology sector

Management Spotlight: Mark Gough, The Crown Estate

Elina Yumasheva, (Oct 21, 2013)

The Crown Estate is a diverse property business with a capital value of £8.6 billion, and a total property value of £8.1 billion. The property managed is owned by the Crown but is not the private property of the monarch.

Letter from the mid-Atlantic – Clarity please

Peter Knight, (Sep 2, 2013)

When corporate leaders appear to lack the thinking needed to solve major challenges, it might actually be because they lack the ability to express themselves, says Peter Knight

Marketing – The ethics of emotions from a can

Mallen Baker, (May 2, 2013)

How ethical is it to exploit people’s emotional reflexes in order to achieve a laudable goal, asks Mallen Baker

Sappi Fine Paper North America – Progress that’s still paper thin

Kristen Marzocca, (May 1, 2013)

Papermaker SFPNA deserves credit for moving in the right direction with its sustainability reporting, but still has a fair distance to go

Reporting Briefing Part 2: Compelling communication – Get on message!

Stephen Gardner, (May 1, 2013)

How can companies turn detailed sustainability reporting into meaningful communication?

Letter from the mid-Atlantic – Sustainable semantics

Peter Knight, (Apr 30, 2013)

The battle to spawn new names for sustainability is becoming unsustainable, says Peter Knight

Maersk Group 2012 sustainability report – Full steam ahead to integration

Kathee Rebernak, (Apr 8, 2013)

With its latest sustainability report, Maersk takes a big step in the direction of integrated reporting

Product performance – How full product transparency can revolutionise public procurement

Ramon Arratia, (Apr 5, 2013)

If we quantify the environmental performance of products, we can draw up sensible procurement rules to meet sustainability goals

Coca-Cola Company 2011/2012 sustainability report – A thirst quencher

Phoebe Hayes, (Apr 3, 2013)

A focus on consumer-pleasing issues makes a refreshing read

Management Spotlight: Tom Vesey, Risk to Reputation

Steven Wilding, (Apr 2, 2013)

Balancing private interest with public expectations

Press Release: M&S, BMW, BAA, Bloomberg, GRI, Nordea, Pirelli share lessons on stakeholder engagement

EC Newsdesk, (Aug 16, 2012)

Senior experts from leading companies will gather in London on 20-21 November to share best practice on how to create an innovative reporting and communications strategy that does not rely on a CR report