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Brace yourself: get your telecoms and procedures ready for MiFID II - news

By Dave Millett, Equinox — MiFID (The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) applied in the UK from November 2007. Ten years on, in the light of the financial crisis, it’s being...

Surprising findings for corporate sustainability in Silicon Valley - news

By Nikos Avlonas — Much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations are or are trying to be role models for sustainability. There is a perception that Silicon Valley...

Tech can have a huge impact in reducing carbon emissions: BT report - news

by RP Siegel — We hear a lot about smart technology these days: smart cars, smart cities, smart grid, etc., with an implied promise that these smart things will be far more efficient than...

Nathan Fabian leaves IGCC for PRI - news

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has named Nathan Fabian as Director of Policy. He will take up his new role on 30 June 2015. Fabian joins the PRI after six years as ceo of...

CSR driving access to new markets, says ACCSR - news

Innovative corporate social responsibility practises are helping more companies than ever before to access new markets, according to the 2015 State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand Annual...

Telecoms giant teams with Unicef to champion online safety - news

Millicom and Unicef have agreed to a three-year alliance to improve respect for children’s rights in the telecommunications sector. The telecoms giant and the international...

CR is increasingly defined by what a company does, not what it gives - news

Since the recession, businesses have been faced with an increasingly cynical public who are more concerned than ever about the ethics of the brands they choose to engage with. Working at...

Allergan tops Newsweek's Green Rankings - news

The 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings show improvement in environmental performance disclosure by global firms. The top-ranked company on the US 500 was Allergan, the California-based pharma...

Companies in Middle East can no longer turn blind eye on human rights - news

Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation. The new report, released in Arabic, English and...

Land stewardship – the next big environmental issue? - news

Land stewardship is not a well-known term; however, for the mining industry it is becoming increasingly critical. The concept of land stewardship is intended to address what has been...

US consumers prefer paper options over e-billing - news

While e-billing is convenient and commonplace, US consumers like paper bills and statements and don’t want to be pushed into electronic-only communications, finds a new report. As...

Europe’s winning ways in CSR - news

Orchestrated by CSR Europe and BiTC, 31 national European networks and organisations in 30 countries joined forces to deliver the first ever pan-European CSR Award Scheme. The winners have just...

IT industry responsible for 2% of carbon emissions - news

Research by the Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications (CEET) and Bell Labs has revealed that the information technology industry – encompassing the internet, video, voice and...

EU seeks to engage business on CSR with guide on trade union rights and child labour - news

The right to join a trade union and conduct collective bargaining are the main features of an EU draft guide to human rights in business and now out for public consultation. One of the...

Etisalat sets up Ayaadi Fund - news

A Dubai-based CSR fund has been launched by a telecommunications company. Etisalat has set up the Ayaadi Fund to “support the United Arab Emirates community” by funding social...

Firms disclosing political spend after law abolished - news

A growing number of US companies are voluntarily disclosing their political spending and putting restrictions on the political use of their money, according to a new report ahead of the 2012...

Telecoms multinational keeps tabs on the suppliers to its suppliers - news

Telecommunications firm Telefonica has become the latest company to demand ethical supply chain credentials from its own potential suppliers. The Spanish multinational, detailing new...

Motorola pilots conflict-free supply in Congo - news

One of the world’s largest telecommunications groups has announced a project to source conflict-free materials from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Motorola’s pilot...

Index provider offers new global rating system - news

A new ratings system scoring companies on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices has been created by the FTSE4Good index series. The new service for investors and asset...

Prepare for the arrival of the social intrapreneur - news

Internal activists are emerging within some companies – and we need to encourage them,  says David Grayson You may not have noticed it yet, but a new breed of corporate animal...

Web is under-used by leaders - news

Every company on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is failing to exploit the internet to engage with stakeholders on CSR issues. That’s the conclusion reached in a new study...

Korean giant to spend $18bn on green initiatives - news

One of Asia’s largest corporations has set aside $18billion to spend on environmentally-friendly business practice over the next ten years. The LG group, which incorporates LG Electronics along...

inbrief - news

Telecommunications group Orange has joined the United Nations ‘mHealth Alliance’ as part of an effort to improve public health through mobile technology in West Africa. Orange will...

Pay was 2009’s major lapse - news

Executive pay and the treatment of staff were among the UK’s most common ‘ethical lapses’ in 2009 – and the finance sector was the most prone to problems. Research...

Vast majority of UK firms fall short on carbon aims - news

Just one in five British brands are meeting the government’s carbon reduction targets. New research covering 600 of the UK’s largest brands shows that only 121 are reducing...

Privacy guidelines set for use in wider spheres - news

Guidelines on freedom of expression and privacy issues for internet companies could be modified to a wider selection of technology businesses. The guidance, from the Global Network...

Telecomms firms ‘taking a risk’ - news

The telecommunications sector has been warned that it is running risks by publishing so little on CSR issues. Research by Covalence says telecoms companies provide a small volume of ethical...

Indian business makes progress on climate change disclosure - news

Many more of India’s leading companies have signed up to disclose their carbon emissions and climate policies, a second round of reporting has shown. The quality of reporting is...

Mobile firm aims to be catalyst on poverty goals - news

Ericsson has pledged to play a leading role in raising awareness of the millennium development goals (MDGs) in the worldwide telecommunications industry. The Swedish mobile phone company...

Bakrie Telecom supports Grameen project - news

Indonesia’s first village phone programme, providing affordable wireless telecommunications in rural communities, is being introduced through a co-operative effort between two telecoms...

second stint for Timms may revive profile of CSR - news

Stephen Timms has become the UK’s CSR minister for a second time, raising hopes that the post will regain some of the importance it has lost in the past three years. Timms, who resumed the...

China cracks down on corporate bribery - news

Attempts are being made to stamp out corruption by businesses trying to bribe their way into China's military procurement. Companies are being accused of corrupt methods of selling military...

KLD identifies Sudan links - news

The SRI research consultancy KLD has set up a Sudan Compliance Service to help money managers who are being asked to avoid investing in companies with Sudan links. US-based KLD has found...

BT to set up advisory panel - news

BT is to form a panel of trade unionists and NGO representatives to advise it on how to improve its ethical supply chain monitoring. The telecommunications group says the...

firm uses invoices to spread the word - news

An American telecommunications company is encouraging its customers to become more active on social and environmental issues by including information on its invoices about...

inbrief - news

Deutsche Telekom heads a sustainability rating of 24 large telecommunications companies. Oekom research gave the German firm a score of B+ on a scale from A+ to D–. In second...

BT identifies benefits of flexiworking - news

Flexible working at BT has benefited staff and the company, according to research by the University of Bradford. A survey of 1874 BT employees who work at home as...

inbrief - news

Vodafone is the company most favoured as an investment by UK ethical fund managers for the second year running, according to the Ethical Investment Research Service....

Siemens makes gender pledge - news

The telecommunications and technology company Siemens has publicly committed itself to employing more women. The German-based group, which has 484,000 employees in 50...

CSR leaders accused of ignoring bottom line - news

Senior company executives are in danger of concentrating on corporate social responsibility to the detriment of their core business, a former UK government minister has...

community work on the up at C&W - news

Seven out of ten Cable & Wireless business units have now appointed someone with specific responsibility for community involvement, according to the company’s first...

telecom firms form alliance - news

Some of the world’s largest telecommunications companies have created an alliance to promote sustainable development within their industry. The new group, called the...

inbrief - news

Fifteen Brazilian telecommunications companies met last month to talk for the first time about corporate social responsibility in the sector. Among businesses that...

ethics codes catch on in Spain - news

Spanish companies are showing ‘steady movement’ towards adopting ethical codes of conduct, according to a new study. Questionnaires returned by 106 large companies operating...

Telekom looks to the future - news

Deutsche Telekom is to commit itself to becoming more socially responsible with a sustainability programme for the period 2001-4. Ignacio Campino, senior executive vice...

inbrief - news

Adrian Hosford has been appointed director of group social policy at British Telecommunications. He will head a new department that brings together the community partnership...

inbrief - news

The Business Impact task force set up by the Prince of Wales will publish its final report on 5 November. The task force, which began work in 1998 and is chaired by Bill...

private network is to go public - news

An ‘innovation network’ for companies that want to talk privately about social responsibility issues is expected to make some of its thoughts public by the end of the year. The...

prize offer to MBA students - news

Business students are being offered a £3000 prize for the best paper on the changing role of business and society. The new award has been created by Ashridge’s Centre for Business...

CSR's economic impact stressed - news

Companies are in danger of ignoring the social and environmental potential of financial reporting, according to a discussion document issued by British Telecommunications (BT)....

e-trade under microscope - news

A year-long inquiry into the social and environmental impact of the growth in e-commerce has been launched by Patricia Hewitt, junior minister at the UK’s Department of Trade...

Severn Trent leads the pack - news

Severn Trent is the best performing company in the FTSE 350 in terms of environmental management and performance, according to the UK’s leading index of corporate environmental activity....

inbrief - news

The electrical and telecommunications company Ericsson UK has joined the Institute of Social and Ethical Accountability (ISEA). Other recent joiners include UK-based...

BT aims for global values - news

Multinationals must work sensitively with different cultures around the world or face potentially dire consequences for themselves and society, according to a new analysis of...

new index pushes sustainability - news

Multinationals have been given a further incentive to adopt sustainability policies with the unveiling of the first global index that tracks their ethical performance....

inbrief - news

Former Hanson company secretary Yve Newbold is to chair the Ethical Trading Initiative. Newbold, who has also been a non-executive director at British Telecommunications and on...

impact on society award for BT - news

British Telecommunications won the Impact on Society Award at the annual Business in the Community Awards for Excellence for its ‘commitment to improving its overall impact on society’....

business ready for change - news

More than half of the UK’s business leaders expect to spend much greater sums on developing socially responsible strategies over the next five years, according to a survey by...

Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications - companies

Telstra releases Bigger Picture 2017 Sustainability Report - reports

Telstra’s Bigger Picture 2017 Sustainability Report details the evolution of its sustainability strategy, and highlights a series of ‘firsts’ for Australia’s leading...

Singtel Group publishes its third Group Sustainability Report 2017 - reports

The  Singtel Group Sustainability Report 2017  is the company’s third Group report which covers the sustainability strategies, initiatives and performance in relation to...

Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2017 - reports

Vodafone Group Plc has published its Sustainable Business Report 2017, the second report under its sustainable business strategy that was launched in 2016.

Deutsche Telekom publishes 2016 CR Report - reports

Digitization offers new opportunities for shaping how to live together on this planet; it is a central key to sustainable development. Already, many of Deutsche Telekom’s products,...

Telstra Releases Bigger Picture 2016 Sustainability Report - reports

Telstra has released its Bigger Picture 2016 Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s progress in embedding its three strategic sustainability priorities – Everyone Connected,...

Orange publishes its first integrated annual report - reports

Orange has chosen to issue an “Integrated Annual Report” for the first time, which invites shareholders but also any stakeholder to consider the CSR aspect of its strategy. It aims...

Liberty Global committed to empowering positive change through digital - reports

Liberty Global today announced the publication of its 2015 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, which provides an overview of the company’s economic, social and environmental impacts and...

Vodafone Group Plc Sustainable Business Report 2015-16 - reports

Vodafone Group Plc has published its first report under its new sustainable business strategy , which sets out to ensure an even closer alignment between the organisation’s core...

OTE and COSMOTE launch joint 2014 Sustainability Report - reports

OTE Group is the leading telecommunications provider in Greece and one of the pre-eminent providers in South East Europe, offering its customers excellent quality products and services. ...

Vodafone publishes annual Group Sustainability Report - reports

Vodafone - one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies - which provides a wide range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications, has published its...

Telefónica publishes its Corporate Sustainability Report 2013 - reports

Telefónica is convinced that corporate sustainability and transparency are long-term sources of competitiveness and progress.

Alcatel-Lucent affirms its commitment to responsible business innovation - reports

With the publication of its 2013 Sustainability performance, Alcatel-Lucent affirms its commitment to sustainability and responsible business innovation in making communications more...

Vodafone publishes in-depth insight into law enforcement disclosure as part of annual Group Sustainability Report - reports

Vodafone has published its first Law Enforcement Disclosure report offering a detailed insight into the legal frameworks, governance principles and operating procedures associated with...

OTE & COSMOTE publish their 2012 CR Report - reports

OTE and COSMOTE, the leading fixed and mobile telecommunications services providers in Greece and South Eastern Europe, have published their 2012 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report on 26 June...

Telefonica Publishes its 2012 Sustainability Report - The Future is Commitment - reports

Corporate sustainability is a clear source of competitiveness and progress.

Orange publishes its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report - reports

Orange emphasises the areas in which it has made significant progress. In a year marked by a deteriorating economic environment ...

OTE publishes its 2011 CR Report - reports

OTE, one of the leading telecommunications service providers in Greece and South Eastern Europe, has published its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report on 15 June 2012 at the company’s Annual...

TELUS releases its 2010 CSR Report - reports

TELUS’ 2010 CSR Report provides transparent, balanced and comprehensive disclosure of their combined economic, social and environmental triple-bottom-line performance.

Freeport-McMoRan announce 2010 Working Toward Sustainable Development report - reports

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX) announces its 2010 Working Toward Sustainable Development report. This report is in accordance with the GRI G3 reporting guidelines.

OTE publishes 2010 CR Report - reports

OTE, the leading telecommunications services provider in Greece and South Eastern Europe, has published its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report on 23 June 2011 at the company's Annual...

Vodafone Group publishes Sustainability Report 2011 - reports

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) publishes its Sustainability Report 2011. The report provides an overview of Vodafone's strategy and performance across 24 markets, and how it is performing against its...

OTE publishes 2009 CR Report - reports

OTE, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Greece and South Eastern Europe, has published its 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report.  The Report details OTE’s contribution...

Verizon publishes its Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Verizon's 2009/2010 Corporate Responsibility Report has been published. The report looks at how the US-based telecommunications company's work in the community and with customers allows it to...

OTE publishes 2008 CR Report - reports

OTE, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Greece and South Eastern Europe, has published its 2008 Corporate Responsibility Report.

Verizon publishes 2008/2009 CR Report - reports

Verizon has published its 2008/2009 corporate responsibility report, Doing the Work.

LM Ericsson's 2006 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Swedish telecommunications company LM Ericsson has published its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2006.

The Vodafone Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Can blind people read text messages? Are African economies really better off with mobile telecommunications? When will we know the results of major international studies on mobiles and health? How...

Arrow “guides innovation forward” by helping children become the innovators of the future - bestpractice

Arrow takes on the challenge of bringing technology to people with no electricity. Miranda Ingram reports…   Every so often a concept comes along that is so simple and so...

Telefónica O2 Europe plc publishes its 2006 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Telefónica O2 Europe plc's newly published 2006 Corporate Responsibility Report asks how communications technology is transforming our lives, changing society, and affecting the environment...

Arthur D. Little: Delivering Sustainable Performance through Integrity and Innovation - reports

Arthur D. Little have published a new study entitled Sustainability Value Formula: Integrity + Innovation = Sustainable Performance'.

Ahead in the clouds - bestpractice

Cloud computing is part of Deutsche Telekom’s continuing drive to limit energy consumption and CO2 emissions. In fact, the company is promoting the use of cloud computing and believes the...

Telefónica publishes sixth CR Annual Report - reports

Telefónica has just published its sixth Corporate Responsibility Annual Report.

Arthur D Little's - reports

A new study from Arthur D. Little, "Sustainable Performance Delivered", provides an insight into the market drivers of sustainable performance.

Ericsson publishes its Corporate Responsibility Report 2007 - reports

Ericsson, a world leading provider of telecommunication technology and services, has published its Corporate Responsibility Report for 2007.

MAKING THE WEB SAFER - bestpractice

Cable & Wireless has worked with a non-governmental organization to improve internet safety for the last six years. The partnership has provided a way for the...

COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY - bestpractice

The UK telecoms company BT has reinforced its position as one of the leading proponents of corporate social responsibility by committing at least...

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