CSR & Sustainability

We are all activists now

Today, the business community and society as a whole are challenged by the palpable rise of populism – fed by fears and frustrations over inequalities, disadvantage, mistrust of elites and their seeming lack of action on the issues that matter.

“If companies do not feel the need to be socially responsible, social responsibility will be forced upon them.”

As European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly holds the EU’s institutions and bodies to account: recently, she has criticised the European Investment Bank for its handling of complaints over its investment in a mining project, as well as how the Commissio