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Hotels sector strives to make up lost time on sustainability

Mark Hillsdon, (Jun 14, 2022)

The industry has been slow out of the blocks on shrinking its carbon footprint, but leaders are showing the way forward, writes Mark Hillsdon 

Treading more lightly in the hotels industry

Amy Brown, (Jan 20, 2019)

Amy Brown looks at how big hotel chains are working to align themselves with the Global Goals and the Paris Agreement, setting goals to tackle water scarcity, carbon emissions, human rights and youth employment

Weekly Watch: 29 June 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 29, 2017)

UK leads on wave energy, Royal Mail, Zurich, IBM curb emissions, Mongoose Crowd offers green bonds, Moixa expands, Typhoo joins ETP, and Educate Girls DIB exceeds targets

Weekly Watch: 28 April 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 28, 2017)

London's circular economy, Ford's hybrid vans, AkzoNobel helps megacities, DanoneWave becomes public benefit corporation, Triodos launches sustainable current account, Olam reduces carbon

2016 preview: CSR trends - The age of technology

April Streeter, (Jan 18, 2016)

When it comes to sustainability and companies, older technologies are still new for achieving steady progress. Here are five areas that deserve a deeper dive

2015: North America - Breaking the silence

Ellen R Delisio, (Dec 17, 2015)

2015 was the year sustainability measures and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities went more mainstream in North American companies, going deeper where they already exist and taking hold in new places, experts say.

2015: Europe - Driving change

Sam Phipps, (Dec 16, 2015)

There are reasons to be optimistic about the sustainability of European business, although the year has been punctuated by some depressing headlines

EthicsWatch: Climate policy - Deal is off for green homes

Fran van Dijk, (Aug 11, 2015)

With the UK government withdrawing funding for its flagship energy efficiency scheme for homes, is it abandoning its green promises?

Analysis: China eco-plan – A new era of ecological commitment dawns

Sam Phipps, (Apr 8, 2015)

China’s new commitment to ‘ecological progress’ holds great promise, but the interests of commercial enterprise and local administrations must be realigned for that promise to be realised

Analysis: Green bonds – The new standard in climate bonds

Oliver Balch, (Mar 10, 2015)

An expert group aims to upgrade standardisation and add certification to climate investments

Cheat sheet: Corporate responsibility cheat sheet

Oliver Balch, (Mar 4, 2015)

We read all the reports so you don’t have to

Infographic: Fossil fuels & emissions

Greg Cohen, (Feb 27, 2015)

Some of the most insightful statistics on the subject of the environment, fossil fuels and emissions as taken from the February 2015 issue of the Ethical Corporation magazine

Analysis: Climate talks – Global carbon offsetting makes slow progress

Nadine Hawa, (Jan 6, 2015)

International offsetting mechanisms remained stunted in Lima

Sustainable innovation – Innovation trends for 2015

Sam Phipps, (Jan 5, 2015)

Many NGOs and businesses have innovated with commitment and imagination over the last year. But with the global economy still weak, the challenge remains how to do more with less

Analysis: UN climate conference – A fair COP?

Stephen Gardner, (Jan 5, 2015)

The 20th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Lima, Peru, emphasised pragmatism over ambition

NGOWatch – December 2014

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 2, 2014)

Human rights a concern before Baku European games, Mercedes shamed, help with UK household energy bills and Oxfam report on wealth ineqaulity

Climate change – There is still time

Eric Marx, (May 10, 2014)

The UN’s climate panel says that we can still mitigate the worst impacts of climate change, and at little cost

Forest certification: REDD – Sophisticated carbon offsetting

Eric Marx, (Nov 13, 2013)

Complex schemes to reduce emissions, save forests and develop local income are beginning to show signs of success

Infographic: Environment, companies and government snapshot

Liam Dowd, (Sep 13, 2013)

Below you’ll find select stats and numbers taken from our September magazine issue