Results for Environment

Kimberly-Clark: meeting expectations, achieving more

Kimberly-Clark: meeting expectations, achieving more

June 01, 2000 Strongly focused on consumers, Kimberly-Clark is also tackling concerns about the environment, meeting employee expectations and addressing the needs of local communities. How does it manage multiple expectations among diverse audiences? Community Affairs Briefing went to find out... Read more >
Managing risk, embracing stakeholders

Managing risk, embracing stakeholders

June 01, 1999 The latest batch of social reports shows the progress made by leading companies that have embraced stakeholder accountability. For others, changes to corporate governance rules especially on risk control will gradually lead them in the same direction. Read more >
Socially challenged: trends in social reporting

Socially challenged: trends in social reporting

February 01, 1999

Corporate social accountability and reporting are roaring up the business agenda. John Elkington and Franceska van Dijk from SustainAbility explore the trends and priorities in their latest report for the United Nations, offering six points of advice.

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Acting together for the common good

Acting together for the common good

February 01, 1999 Companies are increasingly seeking not just business benefit but also competitive advantage from community and wide social engagement. Yet in tackling issues of common social concern, working together more makes good sense. Read more >
Regions come centre stage

Regions come centre stage

December 01, 1998 Changes to the governance of Scotland, Wales and the English regions will affect the organisation of community involvement. Demands on companies to get involved are growing, but can the downsized community affairs departments cope? Read more >
Why not report? Lessons from the environmental front

Why not report? Lessons from the environmental front

September 29, 1998

John Elkington from SustainAbility has led the way in helping companies to improve their environmental reporting. His latest study, looking at why the majority of multinational companies still do not report, offers pointers to the development of wider social accounting and reporting.

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Major award schemes for companies

Major award schemes for companies

February 01, 1998 Award schemes help companies achieve leadership status, while publicising best practice and encouraging more involvement. This briefing note describes the main schemes and highlights their sponsors and closing dates. Read more >
The business of a sustainable future

The business of a sustainable future

December 01, 1997 As the world's governments gathered in Kyoto, Japan, juggling the fate of humanity in their hands, companies continue the slow process of facing up to their environmental responsibilities Read more >