Executives increasingly take stakeholder considerations into account when they make decisions, and directors have a fiduciary duty to understand the environmental and social impacts of the business and related implications to the company’s risk profile and strategy.
A new benchmark report published by sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis provides a comprehensive analysis of the corporate social responsibility performance of more than 30,000 companies around the world.
A newly published online directory offers employees of Fortune 500 companies 10 tips and other best practices for reporting sexual misconduct, ethical violations, and fraud.
In an effort to cut costs and raise revenue, U.K. supermarkets are endangering employees with such abuses as a lack of toilets, unsafe drinking water, and illnesses resulting from exposure to pesticides, says a new report from Oxfam.
A managing director at an executive search firm that specializes in compliance hires has some advice—and a bit of good news—if you’re looking for a job as a CCO.
While some mock the true intent of the Business Roundtable’s newly revised “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation,” others are lauding the fact that it brings social responsibility into the limelight.
Amid pressure from Chinese authorities after initially not penalizing employees for taking part in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, two top Cathay Pacific executives have tendered their resignations.
Under probation for a history of environmental violations and ordered to restructure its compliance program, Carnival has appointed a new chief ethics and compliance officer as well as a vice president of corporate environmental compliance.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has reintroduced the Climate Risk Disclosure Act, legislation that would require public companies to disclose their exposure to climate-related risks.
Financial institutions still struggle with how to manage risks posed by climate change, according to a new report.
The Wayfair walkout represents just the latest high-profile example of how social and policy issues continue to spill into the corporate ethics and compliance realm.