Unwatchable is a graphic new film highlighting sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a tactic in the control of minerals used for electronics manufacturing. It's part of a campaign asking UK consumers to demand manufacturers control their supply chains and that governments introduce legislation to control the trade.
James Farrar focuses on the business balance between financial performance and social-environmental impact.
James has more than 15 years of experience working on corporate sustainability issues from both the corporate and NGO campaigning perspective.
As Leo Apotheker departs HP, perhaps his lasting legacy is to give HP a truly global vision and a strategy of capturing the markets, rather than just the corporate treasury, to drive sustainable development.
Meg Whitman is set to take the helm at HP so what can the environmental movement expect of her leadership?
The Carbon Disclosure Project S&P 500 survey results are released on Tuesday and while Cisco leads the real story is Google and Salesforce's rapid climb up the rankings. Yahoo! trails at the back of the pack, HP out performs Dell and Apple just ignores the whole thing.
The annual Carbon Disclosure Project survey results are out and the telco sector has not performed as well as could be expected despite a clear correlation between climate strategy and financial performance.
Siemens drops nuclear, vows to make green 'project of the century'. Implications for sustainability reporting?
Siemens has abandoned its nuclear business in favour of expanding its green tech business to make renewable energy the 'project of the century'. But there are some implications for sustainability reporting arising from the decision.
The Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 survey results are out showing a clear correlation between financial performance and climate leadership. However, Apple bucks the trend and declines to be participate. Cisco leads on disclosure, performance and strategy.
At Dreamforce 2011 Marc Benioff rolled out an exciting prospect for a social 'corporate spring'. But what is a truly social enterprise and is Salesforce itself one? Can citizens and companies tap into the power of social to overcome the resistance of incumbency?
Integrated Reporting is the latest buzzword for financial, non financial and sustainability reporting. Now the International Integrated Reporting Committee has published a framework for integrated reporting. The new model puts the CFO squarely in charge which brings benefits of more robust & reliable reporting but the old problems of strategy and process don't yet just disappear.
HP & Microsoft are removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index signalling a lack of confidence from ethical investors in their sustainability strategy and performance.