Webpages tagged with «corporate sustainability»

Published Feb. 27, 2020 9:17 AM

The National Contact Points for Responsible Business are powerful when it comes to setting the standards for how companies in the OECD countries should operate in a sustainable and socially responsible way, argues SMART researcher Karin Buhmann.

Published Nov. 22, 2019 11:33 AM

The SMART project has published a first report presenting its reform proposals aimed to support the transition to sustainability. All feedback is highly welcome, says SMART project leader Beate Sjåfjell.  

Academics and business representatives present at the conference agreed that governments should introduce regulation that stops companies from operating in an unsustainable way. Photo by Iselin Rønningsbakk / CICERO.
Published Apr. 26, 2019 11:02 AM

Introducing regulation that requires companies to act sustainably is crucial because many firms want to be more sustainable, but fear that doing so will be expensive and put them at a competitive disadvantage to less responsible businesses.