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Building a sustainable future

Sustainable construction is now taking a more holistic approach reports Miranda Ingram

Cooking up employment opportunities for the homeless

A London restaurant that serves up fine dining to the likes of David Cameron, Boris Johnson and Prince Andrew is also cooking up a storm in the homeless community.

Serving up CSR at Whitbread

Having been inspired by a former KPMG partner who lectured on corporate responsibility while doing his MBA, Mark Parker, is now CSR Programme Manager at Whitbread

Is business doing enough to address global sustainability challenges?

The business landscape is very different now to when I started my career in the field of sustainability over 15 years ago, writes Coca Cola Enterprise's Joe Franses.

Good CSR becoming increasingly good for business

Sustainability is undoubtedly a buzzword at the moment, writes Grant Thornton's Paul Raleigh.

Latest News

Public opinion of business improving, but trust remains fragile

Tax avoidance and executive pay are still firmly on the agenda as issues the British public... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Business ethics

Imports of illegal timber fall in five key countries

Estimated imports of illegal wood-based products into France, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK... Full story

Chatham House | Global | sustainable forestry

Panda-monium hits Malaysia conservation tour

The "1600 Pandas World Tour" kicks off in Malaysia next month. The art... Full story

Asia | Conservation

Walgreens and Staples earn perfect score in Corporate Equality Index

America's largest drugstore chain Walgreens and office supplies giant Staples have... Full story

Walgreens | North America | Equality

National CSR Awards – call for entries

Agreement reached over Tazreen disaster compensation

Two years after over 120 people lost their lives in the Tazreen Fashions factory in Dhaka,... Full story

Asia | Compensation

More support for farmers urged in renewable energy push

Farms could be a major player in the renewable energy market in the UK, according to a report... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Renewable energy

Unilever food hits certified palm oil target in Europe

Unilever has reached its certified palm oil target for its European food business. A new... Full story

Global | Palm Oil

Heaton and Abbott in tune with GMB’s Living Wage campaign

Musicians Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott are backing the GMB living wage campaign protesting... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Living Wage

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IKEA makes largest wind farm investment to date

IKEA has purchased its second wind farm in the US. The site in Texas is the single largest... Full story

North America | wind power

New wind power body for shipping industry in full sail

An international association has been created to facilitate and promote wind propulsion for... Full story

International Windship Association | Global | wind power

Scottish Leather Group recognised for environmental good practice

At this week’s Energy Institute Awards, the Environmental Award went to Scottish... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Awards

Merck bolsters diabetes awareness campaign in Africa and India

Coinciding with World Diabetes Day and dubbed ‘Get Informed- Get Active- Get... Full story

Global | Healthcare

Sustainability leaders growing in executive influence, says Verdantix

According to a new global survey of 260 heads of sustainability conducted by Verdantix, the... Full story

Verdantix | Global | Sustainability

Greenpeace scales Shell HQ in Arctic protest

Greenpeace has launched a counter-advertising campaign in response to Shell’s latest... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Environment

Investors call for global tax reform and transparency

In a global first, a group of institutional asset owners and managers are jointly calling for... Full story

Global | SRI

Record fines hit banking giants over forex failings

HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Swiss bank UBS and US banks JP Morgan Chase and Citibank have... Full story

Global | Business ethics

New guide to sustainability communications – and it’s free!

An extensive but quick and easy-to-use guide to help businesses improve how they communicate... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Communication

BITC Responsible Business Awards now open for entries

The charity Business in the Community (BITC) is calling on inspirational businesses across... Full story

UK & NI Ireland | Awards

Latest Analysis

Building a sustainable future

We, in the OECD countries, spend about 90% of our lives inside buildings so it should be... Full story

Opening the door to transparency

Transparency is a step beyond regular Corporate Social Responsibility - it means not just... Full story

Opening the door to transparency

Transparency is a step beyond regular Corporate Social Responsibility - it means not just... Full story

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Good CSR becoming increasingly good for business

Sustainability is undoubtedly a buzzword at the moment, writes Paul Raleigh. Whether business... Full story

Equality frozen in time with latest employee benefit?

When I heard about Facebook and Apple’s practice of offering female employees the... Full story

Does behaviour change offer the key to sustainability?

There are so many wonderful, technical innovations and services available to help your... Full story

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