20 September, 2017

European Commission unveils comprehensive industrial policy strategy

The European Commission has unveiled a comprehensive industrial policy strategy that will reinforce cybersecurity, introduce regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, and push industry to adop...
David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility

20 July, 2017

Drax builds sustainability credentials with Nussbaum appointment

In a sign that sustainability issues have moved to the centre of corporate thinking, David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has become a non-executive direct...
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

14 July, 2017

Fiduciary duties must include ‘sustainability risk’, says EU group

The fiduciary duties of directors should include a responsibility to manage long-term sustainability risks, according to the

1 June, 2017

Titanic lessons to be learned about climate change

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wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

4 April, 2017

LGIM toughens stance on climate change, diversity and pay ratios

Climate change is growing in importance for Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM), with a sharp increase in the number of sustainability issues during company engagement, according the asset...
German flag, German businessman, German business

28 February, 2017

Revised German Corporate Governance Code urges ‘ethical behaviour’

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8 February, 2017

Trump puts business values to the test

Environmental regulations make common sense. Laws which ensure sustainable development, taking into consideration the needs of both present and future generations, bring benefits not ...
Keith Skeoch

31 January, 2017

Britain needs a ‘reinvigorated’ equity culture

Boards need to improve their approach to sustainability and "recognise their duties" to long-term success, according to the chief executive of Standard Life. Writing in

18 January, 2017

Corporates receive call to heed UN sustainability goals

Companies have been called upon to integrate the UN Sustainable Development Goals into their strategies if they want a "world that is comprehensibly sustainable". The call comes from the Business a...
patagonia-factory

30 November, 2016

Patagonia: the business of virtue

  “Buy Less; Choose Well; Make it Last” is a business philosophy long espoused by the doyenne of the British fashion industry,