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Posted: Oct 30, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Companies that commit to radical transparency and shared prosperity gain loyalty and increased profits, as consumers begin to buy from companies that share their values.
Posted: Oct 29, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The notion that consumer attitudes are shifting in favor of brands that have strong sustainability credentials is not a new phenomenon in the year 2015. However, in spite of a good number of brands having made impressive commitments, their sustainability efforts may not necessarily be delivering the intended value to consumers or positive ROI for the brand.
Posted: Aug 03, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
A decisive change in favour of transparent tax reporting by business, new rules on executive pay and incentivising a shift to long-term investment are encompassed in a draft EU law voted in the European Parliament last week. One of the key advocates of the proposal, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility Richard Howitt MEP, writes here that the EU 'Shareholder Rights Directive' represents a major push for responsible business.
Posted: May 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Last year, the European Union (EU) announced its new guidelines on non-financial reporting that will only apply to some large entities with more than 500 employees. This includes listed companies as well as some unlisted companies; such as banks, insurance companies and other companies that are so designated by member states; because of their activities, size or number of employees. There are approximately 6,000 large companies and groups within the EU bloc (EU, 2014). These big organisations are increasingly using a wide array of instruments, tools and channels to communicate their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reports to stakeholders.
Posted: Jan 26, 2015 – 11:00 AM EST
Many of the recent successes in development and climate change have been achieved through public-private partnerships with the power to mobilize finance, expertise and knowledge. A sustainable approach to business can also help create decent jobs, improve public health, empower women and protect the environment.
Posted: Jan 20, 2015 – 11:05 AM EST
For the noble causes embraced by CSR visionaries to take root and have a truly substantive, transformative, and wide-reaching effect, we need to elevate CSR from PR tactic to purpose.
Posted: Jan 19, 2015 – 11:30 AM EST
If a company has a genuine interest in enhancing its reputation and creating an authentic public image by external communication, considering the following principles may be helpful.
Posted: Jan 13, 2015 – 11:02 AM EST
“Several trends have come together to transform how organizations can effectively communicate with stakeholders."
Posted: Nov 19, 2014 – 09:11 AM EST
Today’s agenda is to reform electronic markets and trading, since all the progress by investors in shaping more responsible corporate and financial practices can be undermined if the markets’ underlying plumbing and structure remain unsound.
Posted: Jul 08, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST
There has been a lot of buzz about Asia Pulp & Paper's commitments to restore and conserve one million hectares of Indonesian forest. Susan Arnot Heaney chats with APP and WWF to see if the commitments are in line with what's needed. On Talkback.
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