Japanese firm Ricoh’s Eco Action Day campaign started out 10 years ago as a pioneering group of 18 organisations pledging to save energy. Today, it has become Singapore’s biggest and oldest business-led green campaign with a tangible contribution to reducing the country’s carbon footprint.
Residents of Medical Slum in Dhaka's Tongi District face a long list of problems living in their community, including lack of water during ever-longer dry spells, and flooding when heavy rains do come. And here's how a group of women is building resiliency against the odds.
Jessica Cheam –
Nazir Foead, head of Indonesia's new Peatland Restoration Agency brings new energy to solving the country's deforestation and peatland problems, but engagement with major consumer giants India and China is lacking, and we still need to look at the million-dollar question of who will pay for sustainable goods.
Anthony Caravello –
Efforts by brands to support environmental messages can be a popular success or go horribly awry. Strategy consultant Anthony Caravello outlines a recent misstep by grocery delivery service Honestbee to show how not to connect a brand with a social cause.
Mike Tuffrey –
Controversial taxi company, Uber, recently launched a new statement of mission to reposition the business. Corporate Citizenship co-founding director Mike Tuffrey shows how others have succeeded and warns of the dangers.
Can Chinese business engagement ensure sustainability and benefit the poor? Complex factors shape their operations – of which Chinese policies play only a minor role, says International Institute for Environment and Development researcher Xiaoxue Weng.
At Ethical Corporation we are continually hearing how a serious commitment to governance, ethics and sustainability creates long-term benefits for shareholders. It's been a while since the researches and financial ...