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China column: When in Rome …

Paul French, (Apr 5, 2013)

With China’s overseas interests expanding rapidly, its corporations are receiving lessons in a concept still foreign to many: business responsibility

Charity partnering: Close, but not too close

Oliver Balch, (Apr 3, 2013)

In pushing the sustainability cause, some non-profit groups are becoming more intimately involved with the private sector

Business impact – Wholly positive?

Simon Hodgson, (Apr 2, 2013)

Many commentators and experts are hailing ‘net positive’ as the next big thing in sustainability. What’s not to like?

The GlobalEthicist – Turn a crisis to your advantage

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Apr 2, 2013)

Companies that test their readiness for reputational risk can unlock hidden benefits, says Andrea Bonime-Blanc

It’s OK not to have values

Mallen Baker, (Apr 2, 2013)

Some companies have doing-the-right-thing in their corporate DNA. For those that don’t, all is not lost, says Mallen Baker

Essay: Key to sustainability – human resources

Andrew Savitz with Karl Weber, (Mar 17, 2013)

The human resource function in companies can be crucial to embedding a culture of sustainability

Sustainable business – Keep the business case in its proper place

Mallen Baker, (Mar 7, 2013)

If you think the business case alone is going to win over the bosses, think again. Business is not just about numbers, argues Mallen Baker

Analysis: Global Compact – Compact cash call

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 7, 2013)

The Global Compact is turning to its corporate participants for funding, but its growth model has its critics

NGOWatch – March 2013

Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi, (Mar 7, 2013)

Internet freedom, Congo’s conflict gold exposed and poor worker conditions in South Africa’s vineyards

Analysis: corporate rankings – Top rankers

Stephen Gardner, (Mar 5, 2013)

Rankings may be flawed, but until responsibility becomes legally mandated, they will continue to be useful tools for comparing performance

Big business on the sustainability offensive

Kirsty Jenkinson and Samantha Putt del Pino, (Mar 7, 2012)

There is a growing trend for big companies to use sustainable concepts as core business drivers