Business Strategy

Eight key takeaways from day one of Responsible Business Summit New York

Terry Slavin, (Mar 28, 2017)

It was an electric start to Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit in New York yesterday, with a programme full of inspiring, thought-provoking speakers. In a city that survives on takeaways, here are eight of the tastiest morsels from the first day:

BMW miles ahead on road to more sustainable transport

Mike Scott, (Mar 24, 2017)

The luxury car brand is the highest ranked carmaker in the Corporate Knights sustainability rankings

Search for sustainable biofuels beset by turbulence

Angeli Mehta, (Mar 24, 2017)

Progress on cutting aviation emissions is hampered by supply concerns, but shipping is navigating even trickier waters

'Let's have a public debate about reforming companies to restore public trust'

Peter Montagnon, (Mar 13, 2017)

Peter Montagnon of the Institute of Business Ethics explains why simplification of executive pay should be high on Theresa May's agenda

‘We now have hard evidence that cutting food waste saves money. Time to act’

Dave Lewis, (Mar 13, 2017)

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis, head of a global campaign to cut food waste, congratulates Sainsbury for publishing its food waste figures and challenges other retailers to come clean

Tata partners with Natural Capital Coalition to drive sustainability goals

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

The giant Indian conglomerate is working to value natural and social capital as it moves beyond materiality issues

For B2G, you first need B2B

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative and ETI show how competitors can collaborate

Business joins top table to deliver SDGs

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

Once staunch opponents of state interference, companies are now being asked to work with governments to deliver the ambitious global development agenda. We look at the rules of engagement in the new B2G landscape

Circling back to India's ‘make do and mend’ culture to cut emissions

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

Shifting to a circular economy could cut the country's greenhouse gases by 44%, says The Ellen Macarthur Foundation

Beyond philanthropy to real impact

Martin Wright, (Feb 27, 2017)

Mahindra, Aditya Birla and Godrej are among the big Indian companies that have set out ambitious sustainability goals as part of their CSR strategies

CSR deconstructed: Biomimicry

Oliver Balch, (Feb 23, 2017)

Oliver Balch explains key topics in academic thinking and research on sustainability

3 in 3: Atlanta Mcllwraith, senior manager of community engagement, Timberland

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 22, 2017)

As part of our three questions in three minutes series we get insight from a leading practitioner on what was the top focus for 2016, biggest sustainability trend for 2017 and where’s sustainability heading in 5 years’ time

3 in 3: Nicole Koharik, corporate communications director, GOJO Industries

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 20, 2017)

As part of our three questions in three minutes series we get insight from a leading practitioner on what was the top focus for 2016, biggest sustainability trend for 2017 and where’s sustainability heading in 5 years’ time

3 in 3: Franz Paasche, SVP of corporate affairs and communications, PayPal

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 15, 2017)

As part of our three questions in three minutes series we get insight from a leading practitioner on what was the top focus for 2016, biggest sustainability trend for 2017 and where’s sustainability heading in 5 years’ time

5 reasons to attend the Responsible Business Summit New York

Liam Dowd, (Feb 8, 2017)

Delivering purpose for people, the planet and profit

Pirelli discusses collaboration with competitors, quantifying social impact and cyber tyres

admin, (Feb 6, 2017)

Filippo Bettini from Pirelli discusses what they are doing to eradicate deforestation from its supply chains, and how they can find a common approach for the whole industry.

SustainIT on the challenges facing big data in 2017

admin, (Feb 3, 2017)

Joe Jones, principal sustainability consultant of SustainIT discusses data integrity, accuracy and extracting value

CSR Deconstructed: Degrowth

Oliver Balch, (Jan 27, 2017)

Oliver Balch tackles key topics in sustainability research

Fossil Group develops sustainability programme for employee engagement

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 24, 2017)

In 2015, the company worked with BSR, a sustainability consultant, to align its strategy with the Global Reporting Index and identify its most relevant sustainability issues

How RE100 helped HP put a sustainability stake in the ground

April Streeter, (Jan 24, 2017)

Making the commitment to 100% renewables in March 2016 gave employees in the new entity a sense of purpose

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