Ethical business

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‘I’m happy to lose £10m by quitting Facebook,’ says Lush boss
Losing 10m followers on sites such as Instagram is a price worth paying for co-founder of ethical beauty empire

Zoe Wood

26, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Lush quits Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat over safety concerns
Beauty retailer says it has had enough of social media after allegations of whistleblower Frances Haugen

Zoe Wood

23, Nov, 2021 @1:56 PM

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John Lewis targets ‘throwaway’ culture with £1m ideas fund
Department store owner seeks projects that ‘eliminate waste or pollution from the design stage’

Zoe Wood

22, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stephen Fry joins celebrities urging people to switch to green pensions
Actors, politicians and firms lend support to 21x Club’s call to pull investments out of industries that harm planet

Rupert Jones

04, Nov, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Backers of UK airport expansion are part of UN green investment scheme
Thirteen investors including Universities Superannuation Scheme accused of hypocrisy

Miranda Bryant and Rich Collett-White

28, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Out of style: Will Gen Z ever give up its dangerous love of fast fashion?
As a generation, they care deeply about the environment and sustainability - but are also under pressure to change their wardrobe constantly. Which impulse will win?

Sirin Kale

06, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Investing in vegan … how to put your money where your mouth is
For those on a plant-based diet, making sure investments and savings are in line with your principles is not always easy

Suzanne Bearne

18, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Primark pledges to make all its clothes more sustainable by 2030
Retailer also plans to slash carbon emissions and eliminate single-use plastics from its operations by 2027

Joanna Partridge

15, Sep, 2021 @11:12 AM

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What is ultimately at stake in the Tiffany diamond row? It isn’t Beyoncé’s ethics | Arwa Mahdawi
The backlash to the singer’s new advertising campaign has revealed a longstanding truth – that the whole diamond industry is hugely suspect

Arwa Mahdawi

01, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sustainable scotch: Hebridean distillery aims for net zero whisky
Islay’s 9 distilleries burn 15m litres of oil a year. Now Bruichladdich is leading a radical effort to reduce emissions

Severin Carrell

30, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The truth about fast fashion: can you tell how ethical your clothing is by its price?
To find out the true production cost of a garment is a tortuous process. Here is what you need to know to buy clothes with a clear conscience

Hannah Marriott

29, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘The Queen’s bank’ Coutts joins the ranks of ethical brands
Despite chequered history the 329-year-old private bank has secured the sought-after B Corp status

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

28, Jul, 2021 @5:01 AM

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