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Today consumers want to buy more sustainable products, employees want to work for firms that share their values, and in the investment world, ESG funds are all the rage. How are companies responding to these shifting demands and can businesses really do well by doing good?
00:00 – Can companies do well by doing good? 00:50 – Environment and climate change 06:50 – Employee wellbeing 09:51 – Workforce diversity 15:50 – Ethical supply chains 19:26 – Environmental Social Governance
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We get the latest from Brussels as the EU ponders how to hit back at Poland, following Warsaw’s controversial court ruling. Plus: a round-up of the morning papers and the latest retail and fashion news.
Criminal gangs in north-western states, jihadists in the north-east, a rebellion in the south-east: kidnappers, warlords and cattle rustlers are making the country ungovernable.
The new head of Samsung Electronics has a legacy to build—and aims to do so by breaking into the cut-throat business of processor chips. And the sci-fi classic “Dune” gets a good cinematic treatment at last.
We head to Moscow as Russia hosts talks on Afghanistan with representatives from China, Iran, Pakistan and the Taliban. Plus, we discuss what Wales could do to keep its best and brightest at home.
We analyse the public debate between the heads of Japan’s major political parties and look ahead to COP26 in Glasgow. Plus: the future of high-speed rail in Finland.