OTHER NEWS: Big Gap Surfaces in Davos

Big Gap Surfaces in Davos   By Ray Smith   DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 2014 (IPS) – As self-appointed global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discuss ‘The Reshaping of the World’, a stone’s throw away non-governmental organisations named this year’s winners for their dreaded …

Press Release: RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank

  Member of RBS sustainability report shows deliberate manipulation of truth by the state-owned bank Tuesday 16th April 2013 Press Release Commenting on an RBS sustainability report published last week (10th April 2013), Paul Daly, Corporate Accountability Campaigner, Friends of the Earth Scotland, said: “One third of RBS energy lending …

Business Regulation and Non-State Actors: Whose standards? Whose development?

Business Regulation and Non-State Actors: Whose standards? Whose development? Edited by Darryl Reed, Peter Utting and Ananya Mukherjee-Reed Routledge Studies in Development Economics, January 2012 Hardback: 978-0-415-59311-3 e-Book: 978-0-203-12692-9, 346 pages, Routledge, United Kingdom/United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Switzerland This volume assesses the achievements and limitations of …

Is your nest egg funding the corporate agenda?

An article from Public Citizen Newly emboldened by the U.S. Supreme Court’s disastrous ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporate CEOs will be spending unprecedented millions to influence elections in 2012. If you or someone you know has a 401(k), a similar retirement account or other investments, the …

Justmeans Conferences: Help Us Change the Future of Sustainability

From JustMeans Conferences Dear Justmeans Community Member, MARCH 25: Integrated Reporting and Measuring Sustainability, LONDON Explore the future of non-financial reporting and get the GRI perspective. Using non-financial reporting to support real-time, strategic business decisions: How much time and resources should be budgeted for gathering sustainability data? Adopting Global Reporting …