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Making garment industry supply chains measure up

Ellen Delisio, (Aug 18, 2016)

Companies and NGOs are finding new ways to assess and address conditions in the second tier and are striving to get suppliers to improve standards

HP 2015 Sustainability Report Review: HP earns respect but not many plaudits

Elaine Cohen, (Aug 18, 2016)

In HP's last report as one company, employees are important but not material, surprising for a company with 50,000 workers and whose innovation depends on their creativity

NGOWatch – August 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 17, 2016)

Human rights warning to banks, Amnesty's Myanmar anger, forced labour fears in Venezuela and rich countries lagging on SDGs

Plan A 2016 Report Review: Straight-talking M&S earns top marks

Katherine Hand, (Jul 25, 2016)

Whatever the commercial fortunes of this British institution, its sustainability reporting is masterly

BrandWatch – July 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Jul 22, 2016)

PepsiCo supplier accused of child labour

Showing corruption the red card

Mike Scott, (Jun 23, 2016)

With the publication of John Ruggie’s report on human rights at Fifa, football has sprinted forward. Now other sports must up their games

FMCG Briefing: Wake-up call for palm oil

April Streeter, (Jun 22, 2016)

The RSPO’s suspension of IOI in April has forced even laggard companies to take a closer look at the ‘carbon bombs’ in their supply chains

EthicsWatch: Asia - Indigenous mission to EU tells of palm oil horrors

Terry Slavin, (Jun 22, 2016)

Activists from Indonesia, Liberia, Colombia and Peru have given first-hand testimony that RSPO is failing to stop human rights abuses

Alarm grows over blood gold

Martin Wright, (Jun 21, 2016)

With a big chunk of the global gold trade now in the hands of criminal cartels, the jewellery industry is moving to clean up its supply chain

PolicyWatch – May 2016

Stephen Gardner, (May 23, 2016)

Cobalt human rights abuses ‘ignored’, Indonesia certifies timber and the Call for ethical label on clothes

Verizon 2015 corporate responsibility supplement report review: Punching below its weight

Kathy Tejano, (May 22, 2016)

Information and communications technology giant Verizon misses the mark by failing to convey a clear strategy and lacking ambitious goals

NGOWatch - May 2016

Nadine Hawa, (May 20, 2016)

G7 ‘must clean up supply chains’

#BeBoldForChange: Why it pays to invest in women in supply chains

Ellen R Delisio, (Apr 21, 2016)

Firms like GAP and L'Oreal and Mott MacDonald know that a proactive approach to gender issues can flag up brand risks to companies at an early stage

NGOWatch - April 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Apr 20, 2016)

Syrian conflict worsens

PolicyWatch – April 2016

Stephen Gardner, (Apr 20, 2016)

France is risking the wrath of Indonesia and Malaysia by slapping a new tax on palm oil. EU ‘ignoring human rights in Vietnam’, Palace fights poaching and Brazil cracks down on illegal logging

Leadership series: Valerie Smith, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Citi

Liam Dowd, (Apr 8, 2016)

Embedding sustainability to drive stronger business performance

Leadership series: Andrew Buay, vice president, group CSR & talent coach, Singtel Group

EC Newsdesk, (Mar 30, 2016)

Andrew Buay shares how climate change will remain the key sustainability issue in 2016

Construction Briefing Part 1: Building a better future

Giles Constantine, (Mar 22, 2016)

Global concern about the construction sector’s contribution to climate change and human rights abuses are forcing the industry to dig deep into its supply chain

Mining sector benchmarking: Digging themselves out of a hole

Ellen R Delisio, (Mar 21, 2016)

Under fire as never before for the social and environmental destruction it causes, the world’s dirtiest industry is trying to come clean

NGOWatch - March 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Mar 18, 2016)

PNG’s massive financial losses to logging companies