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Carbon tax adopted by Singapore - news

By Brian Collett — Singapore is to become the first nation in south-east Asia to introduce a carbon tax. The decision represents a reversal of the policy of a few years ago when the...

Canadian oil sands production cut due to unprofitability - news

By Brian Collett — ExxonMobil is curbing its tar sands oil operations in Alberta, but for economic, not environmental, reasons.           The oil company...

MPs call for Arctic no-drill zone - news

British MPs have called for the imposition of a no-drill zone in an environmental sanctuary in the Arctic, describing the drilling there by Shell, ExxonMobil, Gazprom and other oil and gas...

Oil industry ‘hiding risks' as BP faces $21bn Deepwater fines - news

BP has been accused of ‘gross negligence or wilful misconduct' over its Deepwater Horizon accident, which spilled nearly five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010....

NGOs slam UN for giving into business ‘bluewash’ - news

The UN has been forced to defend itself against an accusation of corporate capture made by civil society bodies worldwide. The UN, which presides over many significant international CSR...

Europe leads US and Asian companies in Eiris ratings - news

European companies are outstripping their US and Asian counterparts on sustainability, says the latest Eiris report produced ahead of this summer’s Rio+20 conference. The German...

Exxon ruling reinstates corporate liability case - news

The US Alien Tort Act appears to have been resurrected after its apparent death last year. A potentially landmark decision in July could open up new avenues for complaints and compel...

Backsliding on tax ‘could undermine CSR policies’ - news

Businesses have been urged to adopt defensible and responsible positions on the payment of taxes – or risk pulling the rug from under their overall corporate social responsibility...

Forget Cancun: we need unreasonable CEOs - news

In the wake of the latest underwhelming climate change summit, Geoff Lye, executive chairman of SustainAbility, argues that business leaders should stop looking for a governmental lead on...

inbrief - news

ExxonMobil has announced grants to the Africare development NGO to combat malaria in Africa. The oil giant will offer on-the-ground support, business expertise and grants totalling nearly...

BP's chickens are finally coming home to roost - news

Index expulsions and disinvestments are following hard on the heels of the worst oil spill in US history. EP looks at some consequences in the SRI sector The expensive and embarrassing...

Climate change resolutions go through the roof - news

A record number of shareholder resolutions on the issue of climatechange have been filed over the past year in the US. The 2010 proxy voting season’s 95 climate change resolutions posted with 82...

Code of conduct sets out rules for CSR profession - news

The first ever code of conduct for corporate responsibility practitioners was unveiled last month. The voluntary code, which can be used by CSR professionals across the globe, has been...

Chevron and ExxonMobil court controversy - news

Chevron, ExxonMobil, Nestlé, Shell and Vedanta were among the world's most criticized companies during September and October. The reputational risk index RepRisk said the five were 'severely...

PetroChina allowed to remain in Compact club - news

PetroChina has been absolved of complicity in human rights abuses in Sudan by the United Nations Global Compact after long consideration of complaints made by a host of non-governmental...

CSR reporting often of ‘no use’ says professor - news

Information in most large companies’ CSR reports is virtually useless, a business management academic has argued. In a stinging attack, Graham Hubbard, professor of strategic...

The vices and vanities of sustainability reporting - news

Firms are exploiting a lack of reporting standards to distort their achievements, says Bill D’Allesandro Sustainability reporting is becoming a vice. Most reports serve up enough...

CSR profession set to get its own code of practice - news

Work has begun on the first ever code of practice for corporate responsibility practitioners. The Corporate Responsibility Group (CRG), a network of 300 CSR professionals working for 104...

Ethics code is proposed for security companies - news

An outline of a proposed international code of conduct for private military and security companies has been produced by an influential Swiss think tank. The Geneva Centre for the Democratic...

World Bank pulls out of Chad project - news

The World Bank has withdrawn from a deal to fund an oil project with the government of Chad after politicians there failed to convince the institution that revenues would be contributed to...

Firms are offered KPIs for conflict zones code - news

Companies that have signed up to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights have been given 11 key performance indicators (KPIs) against which they can measure themselves. The...

Westpac is ‘best’ on volunteering - news

Westpac has won a new Australian award for employers that encourage their staff to volunteer. The bank has taken the Award for Excellence in Corporate Volunteering, given by Volunteering...

landmark decision gives security principles teeth - news

Corporate signatories to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights will now have to report annually on their progress against them, and will face disciplinary action if they have...

dog race gets firms in trouble - news

Corporate sponsors of a celebrated long-distance sled-dog race in Alaska are being targeted by campaigners who say the event is cruel to the animals. Alaska Airlines, Chevron, Coca-Cola,...

online surfers invited to make a judgement call - news

Internet users are being given the chance to evaluate the social and environmental performance of companies on a new website that features examples of good and bad things companies are doing in...

social issues to the fore as annual meeting votes draw near - news

This year’s proxy voting season  in the US looks like being one of the liveliest yet. Activist investors, buoyed by recent successes, sense that on key issues such as executive pay, climate...

inbrief - news

Esso UK, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, has signed up to a pilot supplier diversity programme based at De Montfort University. Esso said it had joined the programme, which already has BT, IBM and...

inbrief - news

ExxonMobil has committed $1.5million (£857,000) to fight malaria in Africa, where it has large gas exploration and production operations. The cash for vaccines and prevention programmes will be...

business digs deep to help Katrina victims - news

US companies have contributed millions of dollars towards disaster relief efforts after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. One...

new KLD index focuses on climate change - news

US-based KLD Research Analytics is setting up a new investment index composed of companies that take 'positive' action to reduce global warming. The Global Climate 100 Index will consist of...

hedge fund homes in on boycott casualties - news

Activists have set up a hedge fund betting on the possibility that the market value of a company will fall due to reputational damage related to corporate responsibility issues. The London-based...

oil firms slip up on corruption - news

Ten of the world’s 23 largest oil and energy companies have been involved in serious corruption incidents during the past five years, says a new study by GES Investment Services, a Scandinavian CSR...

press coverage booms as CSR hits media radar - news

Mainstream press coverage of corporate social responsibility issues has increased significantly around the world during the past three years – and most of it is still...

oil firms are 'poles apart' on tackling climate change - news

There are huge differences in the approaches large oil companies are taking to climate change, according to an analysis of corporate responses to global warming. A...

firms told: 'don't be bashful with mainstream investors' - news

Companies will have to be bolder about raising CSR issues in meetings with mainstream investor analysts if they are to get the business case across to the financial community,...

ExxonMobil now ‘on its own’ - news

ExxonMobil is now alone among the four ‘supermajor’ oil and gas companies in refusing to take meaningful action on global warming, according to a study released by Claros...

KLP bans 27 big names - news

One of Norway’s largest institutional investors has excluded 27 companies from its portfolio after setting a ‘minimum ethical standard’ for all its...

Exxon makes climate move - news

ExxonMobil is to invest $100million (£63m) in a project that will look at ways of substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Global Climate and Energy Project will...

20 firms face legal action over apartheid - news

Twenty multinationals have been named in a lawsuit seeking reparations for their allegedrole in supporting apartheid in South Africa. The suit, filed by a South African...

Exxon shifts on climate change - news

ExxonMobil has softened its stance on global warming. In an advertisement in the New York Times the US oil company has conceded that ‘the risk of climate change...

why CSR is a corporate governance challenge - news

A wave of human rights lawsuits against multinationals demonstrates the need for board oversight of CSR risks, says Elliot Schrage American courts are redefining...

corporate accountability and human rights law - news

The legal accountability of companies for acts outside their home base is unclear. But cases are being brought against companies for human rights violations abroad...

Exxon seeks to reduce conflict - news

ExxonMobil and Occidental Petroleum have joined other companies in an effort to reduce conflicts arising from the use of security forces at sites in developing countries....

inbrief - news

Two leading business groups in Canada have declared their opposition to the Kyoto protocol on global warming. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian...

World Bank ponders role - news

The World Bank has hosted a meeting with senior business figures to discuss its corporate social responsibility role. The bank invited more than 30 high-level...

the time of year when companies’ dirty linen is given a public airing - news

The annual reporting season is coming round again. In recent years UK companies have faced a number of embarrassing questions about their social and environmental performance...

BP and Shell come top of oil companies - news

BP and Shell have fared best in an analysis of the social and environmental performance of eight large oil and gas companies carried out by the Co-operative Insurance Society...

ExxonMobil faces activist resolution - news

ExxonMobil has been told it must allow its shareholders to vote on a resolution at its annual meeting this month that calls on its directors to consider social and...

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Corporate Bootcamp - calendar

CORPORATE BOOTCAMP Masterclass | LEARN | CONNECT | LEAD   Our guest speaker is one of the few female corporate speakers Lynda King Taylor. Lynda gave two interviews...

The impact and practicalities of implementing REACH on a global scale - calendar

With the final decision on REACH scheduled for autumn, now is the time to understand how you can practically implement this legislation and understand its impact, both in the European countries...

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