Business Strategy

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)

SDG Keynote: Framing ESG Impacts Through an SDG-lens

Conference Recording, (Nov 5, 2019)

Why human decision-making is the world’s most underused sustainable resource

Lorien Pratt, (Oct 8, 2019)

Dr Lorien Pratt of Quantellia argues that decision intelligence can help safeguard organisations from unintended consequences and provide solutions to the complex problems of a hyper-interconnected planet

'We hope what Wales is doing today on SDGs the rest of the world will do tomorrow'

David Craik, (Oct 2, 2019)

David Craik speaks to Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, about blazing a trail as the first state to enshrine the Sustainable Development Goals in law

The invisible hand of CDP leader Firmenich

Terry Slavin, (Oct 2, 2019)

Terry Slavin interviews Gilbert Ghostine, CEO of the Swiss fragrance and flavours giant, about the company's inclusive capitalism business model, 1.5C science-based targets, and the new One Planet Business for Biodiversity coalition

First do no harm: How to turn the 20s into a transformational decade for business

David Grayson, (Oct 2, 2019)

From paying a living wage to their fair share of tax, David Grayson of the Institute of Business Ethics outlines what Business Roundtable companies need to do to walk their talk

‘We are living in a time of extreme tension across UK society. If companies can help, they should’

David Craik, (Oct 2, 2019)

With divisions over Brexit damaging Britain’s social fabric, David Craik reports on how companies like Lush, SSE and Richer Sounds are trying to pair commercial growth with social progress

‘It is up to boards to make New York Climate Week commitments stick’

Helle Bank Jorgensen, (Oct 2, 2019)

Helle Bank Jorgensen of Competent Boards says social and environmental impact issues are rising to the top of the C-suite agenda

'Shareholder primacy is dead. Now we need to restore trust in the corporation'

Colin Mayer, (Oct 2, 2019)

Professor Colin Mayer of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School explains how greater transparency will be key to making 21st century capitalism fit for purpose

Is 'purpose' fit for purpose in Ethical Corporation

Terry Slavin, (Oct 2, 2019)

In the magazine this month our expert commentators and journalists take a hard look at whether companies can restore trust and respond to demands to act on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals

For ‘purpose’ read ‘procurement’ at consumer giant Mars

Amy Brown, (Oct 2, 2019)

Amy Brown interviews Barry Parkin to find out why having joint responsibility for sustainability and supply chain is critical to achieving the FMCG's #PledgeforPlanet to align with a 1.5C future

What will it take to make ‘purpose’ fit for purpose?

Mark Hillsdon, (Sep 30, 2019)

Mark Hillsdon analyses whether the Business Roundtable’s statement ditching shareholder primacy marks a seismic shift or is instead self-serving PR