What role can corporate responsibility play in tackling income inequality?

Inequality: If business doesn’t act, everyone else will, eventually Income inequality is everywhere. There’s not a newspaper on the planet, online and hardcopy, that is not debating it. We’ve all seen the numbers. I won’t present them here. At Davos as I write, it is top of the agenda. As it was last year. Revolutions…

Why social issues matter in business

Here’s a 24 slide deck of images and text I presented today to about 30 managers in a training session. The direct link is here and the deck is embedded below. I tried to cover a fair bit of ground in 45 minutes. I attempted to look at why and how social and environmental issues…

Good article on corporate sustainability integration: Campbell Soup

This article from the excellent MIT Sloan Management Review is worth checking out. It’s all about the work Dave Stangis has been doing at Campbell Soup for the last three years. He’s a member of Ethical Corporation’s editorial advisory board and someone I have a lot of respect for. It’s called ‘Using Creative Tension to…

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The best of Ethical Corporation’s management analysis

Here’s a link to a new publication Ethical Corporation has just released. It’s called “Smart Strategy for Sustainable Business“. The PDF is a sixty page round-up of the best of our management articles in the last two years. If you are subscriber you can get it for free by emailing subs@ethicalcorp.com If you’d like to buy…

More on business sustainability trends and sentiment

Last week I posted this note on the blog: “The major CR challenges and sentiment, a few thoughts“, which, as usual, I dashed off in a few moments before a meeting, or something else, possibly lunch. As a follow up, as part of my desire to be a little more rigourous on the blog than…

Smarter business in Sweden, the state of sustainability

Ethical Corporation has recently published our “Best of Europe” country briefings as one complete 63 page document. It’s a corker. Aside from covering the state of the sustainability nation in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, we’ve also produced a ten page country briefing, as part of the larger report, on Sweden….