Stakeholder Engagement

20 years of helping companies on their sustainability journeys

Terry Slavin, (Dec 15, 2021)

In the 20th anniversary issue of Ethical Corporation magazine, we look at how the sustainability agenda has evolved - and where it needs to go in the next 20 years

Why business journalists need to challenge the ESG orthodoxy

Terry Slavin, (Dec 14, 2021)

The Ethical Corporation’s editor-in-chief Terry Slavin explains why the magazine’s mission of doing deep dives into complex sustainability issues is more relevant than ever before

Hope for achieving the SDGs lies in a new generation about to take over the boardroom

Arlo Brady, (Dec 14, 2021)

Freuds CEO Arlo Brady says the finance sector is the latest to join the seismic shift in business attitudes over the past 20 years

To fight greenwash, brands need to become advocates for change

Solitaire Townsend, (Dec 13, 2021)

Business lost control of the narrative on sustainability years ago, and needs to reassess its role, says Futerra’s Solitaire Townsend

Slim Pickens and wooden water pipes: Tales from a U.S. sustainability consultancy

Peter Knight, (Dec 13, 2021)

For seven years, Peter Knight wrote a Letter from America column for Ethical Corporation. Here he reflects on a country that got lost along the ESG way, but is regaining ground

In 20 years, Ethical Corporation hasn’t lost its pioneering spirit

Oliver Balch, (Dec 13, 2021)

Oliver Balch recalls what the magazine was like to write for in the early days, and how it, and its readers, have evolved

‘Will we see revenge consumption or a new frugality post Covid19?'

Fabian Echegaray, (Sep 28, 2021)

Analysis: In a new book, Fabián Echegaray and Philip Vergragt assess how pandemic-led changes to consumption and social behaviour will affect the transition to more sustainable lifestyles

Using nature as an ally to fight climate change

Native Ad, (Sep 14, 2021)

SPONSORED CONTENT: By Mitch Jackson, Vice President, Environment Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer FedEx Corporation

Moving toward a greener life science industry

Native Ad, (Sep 14, 2021)

SPONSORED CONTENT: By Jeffrey Whitford, Head of Global Corporate Responsibility and Life Science Branding, Merck

Brand Watch 2: FSC slowness to drop Korindo shows need for brands to pull up their socks

Oliver Balch, (Jul 27, 2021)

In the second part of his monthly Brand Watch column, Oliver Balch looks at the need for credibility in voluntary sustainability initiatives, the oil and gas sector's smirched report card, and Timberland's community cotton in Haiti. He also reports on the row over Ben & Jerry's stance on Israel

Sun Life releases 2020 Sustainability Report outlining achievements and commitments to sustainability

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 30, 2021)

PRESS RELEASE: Report’s highlights include over CA$60bn invested in assets and businesses that support the transition to a low-carbon and more inclusive economy

Executive interview: P&G Fabric Care Being a Force For Good and Growth

Sponsored content, (Mar 4, 2021)

Liam Dowd, managing director at Reuters Events – Sustainable Business, interviews Todd Cline, Director at Procter & Gamble’s North America Fabric Care Research & Development.

Brand Watch: With few Black CEOs, U.S. firms struggle to walk the talk on race equality

Oliver Balch, (Feb 21, 2021)

In his monthly column, Oliver Balch analyses the latest sustainability news, from diversity and inclusion to the newest net-zero sign-ups

How to avoid ‘woke-washing’ in signature advertising

Paul Pellizzari, (Feb 3, 2021)

COMMENT: Paul Pellizzari, CSR head at Hard Rock International, says a materiality assessment can help brands to live the purpose they are promoting in high-profile marketing

‘Employees want climate-positive action from companies. Here’s how they can deliver’

Leyla Acaroglu, (Dec 16, 2020)

COMMENT: Designer Leyla Acaroglu introduces a diagnostic toolkit to help organisations develop strategic pathways to a more sustainable future

How brands are joining the communications battle for more sustainable consumption

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 9, 2020)

Companies that want to credibly lead on tackling climate change have to take their customers – and governments – with them. Nadine Hawa reports

Making a load of difference, one (cold) wash of laundry at a time

Native Ad, (Dec 8, 2020)

SPONSORED CONTENT: By Aga Orlik, Senior Vice President, P&G North America Fabric Care

'Industry must lead in the world’s decarbonisation challenge'

Native Ad, (Dec 4, 2020)

SPONSORED CONTENT: Jens Birgersson, CEO of ROCKWOOL Group, explains how the manufacturer is reducing its carbon footprint and aligning its targets with the SDGs

‘Instead of training courses, let employees learn by doing good in the community’

Ed Mayo, (Oct 6, 2020)

Comment: Ed Mayo of UK social enterprise Pilotlight argues for a new model of corporate volunteering that will allow companies to ‘give back better’