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How ING links profits to purpose

Rebecca Ley, (Jun 6, 2017)

Leon Wijnands, global head of sustainability, talks about how the Dutch bank wants to do away with a sustainability department by making it core to the business

60% of companies are integrating the SDGs into business strategy

Liam Dowd, (May 30, 2017)

Finds a survey of Ethical Corporation’s global community

CSR Cheat Sheet: Water access goal in peril

Oliver Balch, (Apr 27, 2017)

Lack of autonomy impacts employees, spotlight on the gender pay gap, payroll giving reaches new high

#2020DontBeLate: 'We have three years to act on climate change'

Terry Slavin, (Apr 12, 2017)

Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts

Analysis: Heineken brews up a better report

Pete Statham, (Apr 3, 2017)

Sustainability pervades the Dutch brewer’s first integrated report from cover to cover but it could use its global presence to be a greater advocate for action to tackle climate change, says Peter Statham

Prince of Wales brokers pact to end cocoa deforestation

Terry Slavin, (Mar 17, 2017)

Nestlé, Mondelēz, Mars, Olam among dozen companies that sign a landmark agreement to plot a sustainability roadmap for the industry

Digital platform aims to halve resources used in manufacturing

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 17, 2017)

Manufacture 2030 from 2degrees wants to help companies unlock the sustainable value creation promised by the SDGs through collaboration

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

Female cocoa farmers ‘key to Divine Chocolate’s success’

Terry Slavin and Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Gender quotas at the Ghanaian co-operative that supplies the UK Fairtrade company have been transformative, says CEO Sophi Tranchell. FTSE companies should take note. Terry Slavin and Rebecca Ley report

Weekly Watch: 30 March 2017

Rebecca Ley, (Mar 15, 2017)

Hammerson curbs emissions, Britvic wood fibre bottles, SCA targets menstrual health, The Body Shop boosts community trade, and Trump warned over Clean Power Plan

Why it pays to go Dutch with suppliers

Andreas Rogal, (Feb 27, 2017)

The Netherlands and Germany are leading the way with multi-stakeholder covenants to tackle human rights in the garment and finance industries

For B2G, you first need B2B

Claire Manuel, (Feb 27, 2017)

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative and ETI show how competitors can collaborate

Weekly Watch: 19 January 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 18, 2017)

P&G's plastics solution, Europe's circular economy, Unilever recycling target, HSBC slammed, Ikea zero waste pledge, UK urged on SDGs, sustainable Siemens, blood diamonds, Waitrose food waste push, and Divine Chocolate

If we want to deliver the SDGs we have to think exponential

EC Newsdesk, (Jan 16, 2017)

John Elkington argues that the sustainability industry has to reinvent itself in this edited excerpt from a report for the Business and Sustainable Development Commission

‘Business has to be central to delivering the change we need’

Terry Slavin, (Jan 16, 2017)

CSR’s leading thinker, John Elkington, explains why he wasn't with global power brokers in Davos last week but in Germany seeing how Bayer spin-off Covestro is using CO2 in place of polymers

Issue 10: SDGs begin to transform corporate reporting

Claire Manuel, (Dec 16, 2016)

How momentum grew this year towards making sustainable development a common framework for companies

Issue 8: Closing the lid on food waste

Angeli Mehta, (Dec 15, 2016)

Tesco and Marks and Spencer are helping to tackle an issue that rose up the global agenda this year

Issue 6: Green finance goes global

Nadine Hawa, (Dec 15, 2016)

Chinese leadership in the green bond market helped make 2016 a bumper year for climate-smart investment

WeeklyWatch: 9th December 2016

Oliver Balch, (Dec 6, 2016)

Weather warnings, low-cost heating, Dutch backing SDGs, Chinese workers’ oppression, new business ethics, Indonesia fights CO2, Ecotricity’s accolade

Sponsored Feature: Innovation and disruption drive sustainability – and vice versa

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 18, 2016)

Janssen’s EMEA group chairman Jane Griffiths on the dynamic new business models that are helping society and the bottom line

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