Stakeholder Engagement

Editor’s letter: Can tourism tread more lightly?

Terry Slavin, (Jun 20, 2022)

In the summer issue of The Ethical Corporation magazine we assess the challenges for the travel sector in meeting its promise to get onto a more sustainable flightpath as it zooms back to life after COVID 19

Companies urged to wake up to water risk amid looming global shortfalls

Terry Slavin, (May 25, 2022)

In the June issue of The Sustainable Business Review we report on the risk of stranded assets due to water scarcity, the need for joined-up action on climate change, desertification and biodiversity loss, and how companies are looking to AI to help them decarbonise. We also report on key themes from the recent Responsible Business U.S.A. event in New York

Tencent’s Approach to Carbon Neutrality — Together for a Greener Future

Native Ad, (May 25, 2022)

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In the race against time to cut emissions, companies’ supply chains are key

Terry Slavin, (May 24, 2022)

Delegates to Reuters Events' Responsible Business U.S.A. event got into the weeds of the challenges of tackling Scope 3 climate impacts. Terry Slavin reports

Brand Watch: Rise of the robots as companies turn to AI to get their numbers right

Oliver Balch, (May 24, 2022)

With 93% of business leaders trusting AI more than humans to make sustainability decisions, tech solutions are big-hitting tools in the toolbox, reports Oliver Balch

‘If we are to rise to the climate challenge, boards need to embed sustainability, pronto’

David Grayson, (May 4, 2022)

Comment: David Grayson, co-author of the Sustainable Business Handbook, explains why he’s on a mission to turn capitalism into a force for good

IPCC says we have the tools to limit global warming. But do we have the will?

Terry Slavin, (Apr 27, 2022)

In the latest issue of Reuters Events Sustainable Business's quarterly magazine we look at how energy efficiency is getting short shrift in energy policy, a new U.N. panel to keep companies honest on their net-zero promises, how activists are targeting SUVs, and the implications of the SEC climate reporting rules. We also profile Ann Mukherjee, CEO of Pernod North America

Brand Watch: In the face of war, companies need to both act and advocate

Oliver Balch, (Mar 31, 2022)

The host of ‘wicked problems’ confronting sustainable business leave no room to sit on the fence, says Oliver Balch  

Society Watch: The rise of employee climate activism

Mark Hillsdon, (Mar 31, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon reports on how workers are increasingly holding their companies to account. If firms are serious about reaching net-zero, they should listen to them

The woman at the eye of the storm of Asia’s rising climate risk

Oliver Balch, (Mar 22, 2022)

Oliver Balch meets Esther An of Singapore’s City Developments Limited, who has won accolades from the UN Global Compact for pushing her company to adopt greener building methods for the past two decades

The rising tide of climate change litigation that is lifting all boats

Mark Hillsdon, (Mar 21, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon reports on how high-profile victories have spawned copy-cat cases around the world. But companies and communities are litigating to block climate action, too

Brand Watch: Will 2022 be the year that sustainable consumption finally takes hold?

Oliver Balch, (Jan 27, 2022)

Oliver Balch expects a greater focus on labelling to meet growing consumer demand for ‘greener’ products

Mastercard’s Kloberdanz on why companies have to plug the ‘trust gap’ on nature

Oliver Balch, (Jan 27, 2022)

Oliver Balch talks to the payment giant's chief sustainability officer about the need to overcome consumer frustration over corporate inaction on climate change

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