Business Strategy

If we want to deliver the SDGs we have to think exponential

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 16, 2017)

John Elkington argues that the sustainability industry has to reinvent itself in this edited excerpt from a report for the Business and Sustainable Development Commission

‘Business has to be central to delivering the change we need’

Terry Slavin, (Jan 16, 2017)

CSR’s leading thinker, John Elkington, explains why he won’t be with global power brokers in Davos this week but in Germany seeing how Bayer spin-off Covestro is using CO2 in place of polymers

Thank you for the support over the past 15 years

Liam Dowd, (Jan 11, 2017)

Celebrating 15 years of the Ethical Corporation publication

Issue 4: Circular economy hits its stride

Maxine Perella, (Dec 23, 2016)

Reducing plastic waste in oceans was a key focus of innovation in in 2016 as a slew of big companies joined the global resource efficiency drive

Responsible Business Series review: Doing the right thing pays

Liam Dowd, (Dec 15, 2016)

Liam Dowd sums up the takeaways from Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summits in London, New York and Singapore

ING on creating and building a culture mind-shift for sustainability

admin, (Dec 7, 2016)

Kaitlin Crouch, Responsible Procurement at ING, on their commitment to sustainability, and how to empower purchasing teams to stay ahead and make responsible decisions.

Business shorts: The future of culture and conduct in financial services

Conference Recording, (Dec 2, 2016)

Rick Vassell, chief compliance officer at Barlcaycard, shares his view on the future of compliance in the banking industry

Sponsored Feature: Innovation and disruption drive sustainability – and vice versa

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 18, 2016)

Janssen’s EMEA group chairman Jane Griffiths on the dynamic new business models that are helping society and the bottom line

Embedding technologies to manage supply chain risk

Conference Recording, (Nov 18, 2016)

Practical approaches to building a low risk supply chain. Leverage processes and technology that build resilience in a real way that makes sense to your suppliers.

Electronics industry challenges others to adopt employer pays principle

Terry Slavin, (Nov 18, 2016)

Verité’s report on slavery in Malaysian supply chains prompted EICC to clamp down on recruitment fees. Now it is urging other sectors to follow

Create a trusted brand through transparency

Conference Recording, (Nov 17, 2016)

Brand trust can do more for increasing sales than added promotion, but trust takes a long time to build and a short time to lose

Company report: Electrolux goes for hearts as well as minds

April Streeter, (Nov 16, 2016)

Electrolux’s new sustainability strategy is aimed at closing the gap between its strong performance and consumer perception

CSR Cheat Sheet: 28th October

Oliver Balch, (Oct 27, 2016)

Modern slavery rankings, Myanmar leads on charity, and shareholders missing out on sustainability data

Interview with Craig Kreeger, CEO, Virgin Atlantic

admin, (Oct 26, 2016)

A short interview with the CEO of Virgin Atlantic Craig Kreeger on the innovations being undertaken at the company, and how a global airline can commit to being more sustainable

What it takes to be a B Corp

Terry Slavin, (Oct 21, 2016)

Forster Communications’ founder Jilly Forster on why leaders who are hungry for progress should join the movement

Green finance gains ground

Stephen Gardner, (Oct 14, 2016)

Governments have accepted the need for a global shift to low-carbon investment, but the challenge is huge

Making the SDGs a force for good in business

Amita Vaux and Katherine Sharp, (Oct 14, 2016)

Leading sustainability practitioners say they are using the global goals to galvanise progress in their companies

WeeklyWatch: 7th October 2016

Terry Slavin and Nadine Hawa, (Oct 5, 2016)

Casting an eye over the last week in the world of responsible business

How HSBC are changing outcomes for customers & colleagues

admin, (Sep 28, 2016)

Rachel Churchill, Global Head of Compliance, HSBC, shares the frameworks and metrics used by a banking conglomerate in proving good conduct

The definition of "Good Conduct": GE Capital International

admin, (Sep 28, 2016)

Ensuring that the tone from the top is right is just one aspect of what ultimately constitutes good conduct, says Kimon De Ridder, Chief Compliance & Regulatory Officer at GE Capital International