Results for Environment

Has the environment changed as a business issue?

Has the environment changed as a business issue?

July 01, 2005 Business in the Environment's tenth birthday is an opportunity to look back and see how 'the environment' has changed as a business issue. Many companies have achieved significant improvements in their internal 'eco-efficiency. Read more >
News round-up (Jun/Jul)

News round-up (Jun/Jul)

July 01, 2005 What are the most effective drivers of action on climate change: governments, investors or companies? Briefing examines the complex relationships between all three. Read more >
International climate change

International climate change

January 02, 2005 Climate change is back in the news. For CSR managers, a practical suggestion: in your next social report, clearly present how you are doing against Kyoto and national targets since 1990, and say what it would take to meet them by 2010 and 2050 Read more >
News round-up (Dec/Jan 04-05)

News round-up (Dec/Jan 04-05)

January 02, 2005 Global warming is such a big and complex issue that many despair if effective action can ever be taken quickly enough. Some companies are acting, however, and the momentum for change is growing. Read more >
Environment: climate change

Environment: climate change

July 01, 2004 Companies have done much to reduce their direct emissions in recent years. The climate change lobby shows no signs of slowing down, however, as attention now focuses on their indirect emissions. Read more >
Rio Tinto: developing and embedding corporate principles

Rio Tinto: developing and embedding corporate principles

January 02, 2004 Enron, CSR sceptics won't be slow to tell you, had an impressive set of business principles - and much good it did them. Briefing examines the strategy of Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining companies, to ensure that its business principles genuinely set the tone for the way it works. Read more >
Net gains: producer responsibilities in a digital world

Net gains: producer responsibilities in a digital world

November 01, 2003 Today's digital society of ebanking and mobile phones finds consumers more empowered than ever before. Does this reduce businesses' responsibility for the impact of their products? Not if the sustainable potential of these new technologies is ever going to be recognised, Vidhya Alakeson argues. Read more >
Commercial property industry: building the foundations

Commercial property industry: building the foundations

November 01, 2003 The hand of the commercial property industry is writ large on every urban landscape. As this bricks-and-mortar sector looks to manage its impacts, Briefing asks what's driving large property development and management companies to get the foundations of good corporate citizenship in place. Read more >