Business Strategy

‘The clock is ticking on holding companies accountable for delivering the SDGs’

Paul Druckman, (Jan 2, 2020)

Paul Druckman of the World Benchmarking Alliance explains his organisation's mission to provide the first free, transparent and publicly available tools to assess companies' performance towards meeting the UN Global Goals

'2020 must be the year we form climate partnerships between investors and boards'

Adam Matthews, (Dec 30, 2019)

Adam Matthews of the Church of England Pensions Board says initiatives like Climate Action 100+ have laid the foundations for the unprecedented partnerships across value chains that are needed going forward in high-emitting sectors like aviation, automobiles, shipping, energy and steel

Nine leadership skills for sustainability during the decade of delivery

Sally Uren, (Dec 30, 2019)

Forum for the Future’s Sally Uren writes an open letter to C-suite executives with advice on how to prepare for the bumpy years ahead

‘To make the 20s transformative, we need to get real about purpose’

Henry Richards, (Dec 30, 2019)

Henry Richards of the British Academy draws on lessons from the Future of the Corporation inquiry to put forward a positive agenda for business in the coming decade

'I approach 2020 with trepidation, but something has shifted. The next decade could be exponential'

John Elkington, (Dec 30, 2019)

With Greta Thunberg named Time’s person of the year, the latest societal pressure wave may be peaking. Now the going for sustainable business gets really interesting, says John Elkington

Explore the future of capitalism at Responsible Business Summit New York

Ethan Dowd, (Dec 12, 2019)

Redefining value through integrated capitalism at #RSBNY [March 17-18]

What Asia’s family firms can teach western business about purpose

Ong Boon Hwee and Mark Goyder, (Dec 10, 2019)

In a new book about sustainable wealth creation, Ong Boon Hwee and Mark Goyder argue that companies can thrive if they rediscover stewardship, balancing the needs of shareholders, community and environment

Opening Keynote - Living Wage

Conference Recording, (Dec 5, 2019)

Social Application of Technology

Conference Recording, (Dec 5, 2019)

We need to ensure ‘perfect’ doesn't get in the way of ‘better’ plastics, says BioLogiQ

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 29, 2019)

Sponsored content: BioLogiQ’s new biopolymers offer more sustainable packaging solutions, the company says, warning brands against stifling innovation in the pursuit of a ‘wonder material’

Press Release: Chairman, President & CEO, VF Corporation confirmed as a speaker at The Reuters Responsible Business Summit New York

Ed Long, (Nov 26, 2019)

Steve Rendle, Chairman, President & CEO, VF Corporation to join #RBSNY [March 17-18]

Six lessons learned on the road to net-zero carbon emissions

Terry Slavin, (Nov 22, 2019)

Terry Slavin rounds up some of the key messages from last week’s Ethical Corporation webinar on ambitious climate action

Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, General Mills joins The Reuters Responsible Business Summit New York

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 21, 2019)

Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer; President, General Mills Foundation, General Mills to join #RBSNY in March [17-18]

It’s time for business leaders to raise their voices for human rights

Kitrhona Cerri, (Nov 12, 2019)

Kitrhona Cerri of World Business Council for Sustainable Development says Unilever’s Alan Jope and Microsoft’s Brad Smith are among 35 senior business executives that have responded to WBCSD’s call for companies to work together to drive transformational change in supply chains

Cities pick up the pace on tackling climate change and air pollution

Oliver Balch, (Nov 6, 2019)

In the second part of his monthly Cheat Sheet roundup of sustainability news, Oliver Balch reports on the C40 World Mayors Summit and new science showing that food that is good for people is also good for the planet

‘Paper’ beer bottles and more recycled packaging targets as brands step up to plastics crisis

Oliver Balch, (Nov 6, 2019)

In part one of his monthly Cheat Sheet roundup of sustainability news, Oliver Balch looks at the flurry of new innovation and commitments to tackle plastics waste

Disrupting the Reporting Process to Drive Change

Conference Recording, (Nov 5, 2019)