What do Kit Kats have to do with corporate sustainability?

What do Kit Kats have to do with corporate sustainability?

It’s hard to imagine chocolate posing any significant threat to corporate sustainability.  But that’s exactly what happened when Nestle was brought to its knees by an aggressive Greenpeace campaign highlighting the destruction of native orang-utan habitat in Borneo as a result of the company’s sourcing of palm oil.

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Asset managers, champions of Integrated Reporting

Asset managers, champions of Integrated Reporting

I was delighted to attend, on behalf of Net Balance, the Colonial First State  luncheon with Mervyn E King, Chair of the  International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in  his recent visit to Australia. King is best known for chairing the  King Committee on Corporate Governance, which endorsed  an integrated and inclusive approach to corporate governance in South Africa.

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Becoming a B Corp - What does it take?

Becoming a B Corp - What does it take?

For Net Balance, becoming a B Corporation was a no-brainer. We’re a  sustainability consulting organisation that since inception has been putting  purpose and profit on an equal playing field. We’ve grown from 1 to over 50  people in six years and in that time have worked with some of the most  influential Australian corporations, government and NGOs.

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