In IBLF’s monthly sustainability news roundup for October, we highlight five items that we’ve found particularly interesting. Here they are:
1. In this Harvard Business Review blog, Myriam Sidibe makes a link between business opportunity and hand washing.
2. In this FT guest post, Guo Yo of Maplecroft outlines some challenges for the leadership in China.
3. An article in Marketing Week examines perceptions of brands’ sustainability performance.
4. Diane Braby asks, in a Bloomberg Businessweek article, ‘Can Business Leaders Promote Inclusive Capitalism?‘
5. In this Guardian Sustainable Business blog, Sir Roger Carr, president of the CBI and chair of Centrica, calls for responsible capitalism.
In IBLF’s monthly sustainability news roundup for September, we highlight five items that we’ve found particularly interesting. Here they are:
1. In the Guardian’s Sustainable Business blog, Forum for the Future’s Martin Wright asks whether corporate sponsorship can spur changes in funders. Read it here.
2. In this video from the Economist, Edward Lucas and John Parker discuss green growth.
3. Glen llopis, writing in Forbes, identifies five powerful things that happen when a leader is transparent.
4. In this FT special report, the results of the KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting are examined.
5. Philip Monaghan asks, in the New Statesman, whether corporate social responsibility can survive through recession. Read the article here.
In IBLF’s monthly sustainability news roundup for August, we highlight five items that we’ve found particularly interesting. Here they are:
1. In this piece in the Guardian’s Sustainable Business section Tim Smedley puts the case that more NGOs are finding fruitful collaborations with the private sector.
2. Mike Barry of Marks and Spencer says, in this article in the Huffington Post, that businesses need a ‘hearts and minds’ culture change if they are to survive the challenges of the next 20 years.
3. In this video from ReSource 2012 entitled ‘A Thirst For Growth’, the panel of speakers from the global water services industry, government and the World Bank examine water risks to global business.
4. In this comment piece in the Independent David Jackman, Director of The Ethics Foundation, says that business needs to share society’s values.
5.In this piece on GreenBiz.com, Barbara O. Brown looks at how companies structure sustainability for success.