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Weekly Watch: 24 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Unreported palm oil land, Mars and Nestle tackle human rights in pet food, US firms press Trump on carbon, EU conflict minerals rule, poor SDG progress, Dyson most reputable company, Blackrock's green bond, Electrolux goes green

The GlobalEthicist: “Dangerous Opportunity” - impressions on corporate integrity in South Korea

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Jul 15, 2015)

A recent visit to the technology-led economic powerhouse that is South Korea prompts a review of the risks and opportunities for the country

Corruption reputation risk and opportunity

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Feb 17, 2015)

The way a company manages its exposure to corruption can lead to either disaster or triumph

BrandWatch – February 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Feb 17, 2015)

Google ranks top, Body Shop empowers women, sustainable aluminium standard unveiled and Shell pays out

Essay: The business case for reputation risk management

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Dec 3, 2014)

How to survive and thrive in the Age of Hyper-Transparency

Reputation management myths

Eric Dezenhall, (Oct 14, 2014)

Be wary of corporate reputation becoming a fetish rather than a strategy

Letter from the mid-Atlantic – Lunatics running the asylum

Peter Knight, (Jun 9, 2014)

We can all complete paperwork attesting to our robust policies and procedures – including those who go on to disgrace themselves and their businesses, says Peter Knight

The GlobalEthicist: Risk and opportunity – the role of stakeholder trust

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (May 8, 2014)

Whether the impact is one you can measure, or something less quantifiable, loss of trust has a lasting effect

Analysis: corporate citizenship – Engaging business performance

Giles Crosse, (Mar 6, 2014)

A new barometer of corporate practice finds movement in the right direction

Olympic sponsorship – Playing politics with games?

Mallen Baker, (Mar 5, 2014)

Corporate sponsors of the Olympics do right to focus on the sport and not the politics, says Mallen Baker

Business still needs to earn our trust

Mallen Baker, (Feb 10, 2014)

It’s wrong to tar all companies with the same brush, but we’ve learned the hard way that trust needs to be earned, says Mallen Baker

Ethical banking – Account closed?

Mallen Baker, (Dec 17, 2013)

The reputation of the UK’s Co-operative Bank is in tatters. Has it also bankrupted the whole cooperative movement’s credibility?

Sustainability news roundup – November 2013

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 5, 2013)

New fracking protest tactic in the UK, BMWs electric launch, brands refuse Uzbek cotton and why reputation matters

The GlobalEthicist – Risky business

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Sep 2, 2013)

Andrea Bonime-Blanc considers why reputational risk is in a cross-cutting category of its own when an organisation is considering the hazards it might face

EthicsWatch News - August 2013

Stephen Gardner, (Aug 20, 2013)

The world continues to warm, green business boost in China and how to avoid food poisoning in New York

The GlobalEthicist: Cyber-insecurity – the chief risk and reputation officer’s role

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Jul 10, 2013)

It doesn’t matter how big or small your organisation: these days you are under threat from cyber-attack, warns Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Human rights: principled corporate management

Oliver Balch, (Jun 6, 2013)

Two years on from the introduction of the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights, how are companies managing the landmark framework?

The GlobalEthicist – Take it from the top

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Jun 4, 2013)

It’s easy to think the reputational buck stops with the chief executive. But even the CEO is accountable – to the board, which needs to keep a close eye on more than just the money, says Andrea Bonime-Blanc

The GlobalEthicist – Who runs the reputational risks?

Andrea Bonime-Blanc, (Apr 30, 2013)

If properly empowered within the right company structure, the chief risk and reputation officer is potentially a great force for added value and good, says Andrea Bonime-Blanc

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