Millions of dollars have gone into California’s forest carbon offset program – with little new carbon storage to show for it, a new study suggests.
By giving up on corporate responsibility, Patagonia’s founder undermines current strides toward ethical capitalism.
Whether or not Patagonia’s recent move will have a lasting impact on business responsibility will depend on how it balances its environmental impacts with the social good it carries out.
Companies need to reset their mission so that profitability is a means to an end - the organisation’s social purpose - not an end in itself is essential.
How safe is the toy you may be buying for someone this Christmas? New research suggests that toy companies often take too long to issue recalls after they become aware of safety hazards.
To date, courts have often been reluctant to interfere in what is viewed as an issue best left to policymakers. These recent judgements, and others, suggest things are changing.
How Zambian farmers won the right to pursue claims in UK courts – and why UK polluters should be worried
As capitalism’s image crumbles, many of the world’s biggest companies are trying to give it new life by showing it can mean more than just making money.
The attitudes and behaviour of employees are impacted much more strongly by the actions of their bosses than by their words. And the CEO is the most visible and powerful role model of all.
Despite a recent Tahoe Resources settlement and apology to Guatemalan protesters, Canadian companies can still get away with crimes committed abroad — even in the face of insurmountable evidence.
A new kind of capitalism is emerging in which companies value communities, the environment and workers just as much as profits. Even the Business Roundtable agrees.
On the heels of the SNC-Lavalin controversy, the Liberals have once again yielded to industry pressure and weakened their commitment to corporate accountability for Canadian companies abroad.