Tag: Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Would the leader of an ethical global company please stand up

Is there an ethical global company anywhere? Currently we see vast swathes of the corporate world wilfully avoiding paying their proper share of taxes through avoidance schemes, mainly centred around Luxembourg. Meanwhile three quarters of the banking industry remains mired in never-ending fines for nefarious practices almost too numerous and complex to […]

Key indicators that can help business make sense of ethics

Ethical indices provide benchmarks for a company, but with more than 250 local and global ethical indices schemes to follow, a business may have trouble figuring out how it stacks up. These indices can be equally vexing for investors, who use them to determine what can be considered an “ethical investment.”  Phillippa Foster […]