Communications & Reporting

RIP Henderson SRI, but what now?

Mike Tyrrell, (Dec 9, 2011)

The closure of Henderson’s successful socially responsible investment research team has surprised many, but is this evidence of a wider trend?

Companies can demand a sustainable investment approach

Penny Shepherd 2, (Nov 18, 2011)

Penny Shepherd welcomes the Kay review into how the markets can restore sustainable long-term growth

Does mandatory sustainability reporting drive performance improvements?

Rory Sullivan and Paul Hohnen, (Nov 10, 2011)

Rory Sullivan and Paul Hohnen argue that obligatory reporting is good if it helps improve corporate behaviour

Press Release: Eastman Chemical Company's new sustainability report

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 9, 2011)

Last month Eastman Chemical Company issued their new sustainability report “Connecting Science and Sustainability”

Air France-KLM Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2010-11: Clear-air turbulence

Aleksandra Dobkowski-Joy, (Nov 3, 2011)

Air France-KLM leaves the gate with a strong declaration of sustainability, but doesn’t quite reach the promised heights

John Lewis Partnership 2011 Sustainability Report: ‘Clear View’ is out of focus

Emily Haynes, (Nov 3, 2011)

John Lewis’s report doesn’t live up to expectation

New books – November 2011

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 2, 2011)

Our regular review of what’s worth reading

Sustainability news roundup - November 2011

Stephen Gardner, (Nov 2, 2011)

Moves from Sainsbury, Greenpeace, Apple and all the latest from other brands in corporate sustainability this month

Responsible investment: Praise the performance not the process

Rory Sullivan, (Nov 1, 2011)

Investors should value companies not on what they do but how they do it, argues Rory Sullivan

Press Release: Siemens, Best Buy, Verizon, GE, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Caesars Entertainment, AIG, and Virgin Atlantic to debate global crisis and reputation management in New York.

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 20, 2011)

Open call to join the debate on corporate reputation and crisis management with leading companies.

Are investors really interested in CR data?

Rory Sullivan, (Oct 18, 2011)

The investment community needs access to better social and environmental data

People on the move – October 2011

Claire Manuel, (Oct 4, 2011)

By Claire Manuel, with thanks to Miriam Heale, Allen & York

France Telecom-Orange Corporate Responsibility Report 2010: Lacking the human touch

Elaine Cohen, (Oct 4, 2011)

France Telecom-Orange’s otherwise intelligent report fails properly to address the company’s worker suicides

Baxter 2010 Sustainability Report: A healthy, no-fuss approach

Bianca Mazzarella, (Oct 4, 2011)

Simple and straightforward reporting from a long-time leading reporter

Business School Bulletin - October 2011

Oliver Balch, (Oct 4, 2011)

Clear consumer research, better indicators and more bad news for fish

Social media: Facing up to the Twitter generation

Mallen Baker, (Oct 4, 2011)

As companies develop the use of social media in corporate communications, what potential is there for improving sustainability reporting?

Press release: Danone, Nestle, Sanofi-Aventis and 200 other multinational corporations to gather in London to discuss CR reporting and communications

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 3, 2011)

Worldwide business leaders will gather in London in November to discuss best practice for CSR and sustainability reporting and communications London, 3rd October 2011

Taking social media outcries seriously, art or science?

Alex Wilson, (Sep 26, 2011)

Big brands with newly-built social media teams are struggling to decide which trends matter and which don't. Alex Wilson reports.

Environmental policy globalisation means better reporting

Rory Sullivan and Paul Hohnen, (Sep 23, 2011)

New research suggests that government involvement in multilateral organisations is a core influence on corporate reporting

Sustainability reporting: Slow steam ahead rail operators

Alex Wilson, (Sep 22, 2011)

Alex Wilson reports on how rail firms are improving their sustainability reporting world-wide