Reports & Insights

Reports & Insights

  • Mar232022

    Sancroft Insight: March 2022

    In case any further evidence were needed that global markets have well and truly embraced…

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  • Mar222022

    A more beautiful game: Sustainability in football comes of age

    2021 was in many ways a breakthrough year for sustainability in the Premier League and…

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  • Mar142022

    Mandatory value chain due diligence in the EU

    A new proposal has been adopted in Europe that will require companies to identify and…

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  • Mar142022

    Putin thought he could hold the world to ransom

    The inconvenience of upholding moral standards when weighed against need and interest has never been…

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  • Feb072022

    Sancroft Insight: February 2022

    Welcome to the latest Sancroft newsletter. The sustainability world lost a quiet hero last week…

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  • Feb072022

    We can’t fake our way to sustainability

    I have a confession to make: I am a Theranos obsessive, one of the legions…

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  • Jan312022

    2022 Predictions

    As we turn the page on 2021, we reflect on another unpredictable year in which…

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  • Dec072021

    Five key takeaways from COP26 for businesses

    What actually happened at COP26? On one hand, we have heard positive reports of progress…

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  • Dec072021

    What happened on each day at COP26?

    The Presidency Programme at COP26 separated topics into each specific day where delegates announced, discussed…

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  • Dec032021

    Key take-outs from our COP26 event

    COP26 ran from 31st October to 12th November and aimed to build on the Paris…

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  • Nov102021

    Sancroft Insight: November 2021

    Welcome to Sancroft’s mid-COP26 newsletter. The first week was defined by the positions, signals and…

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  • Nov102021

    Ailsa Dormon on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the UK

      Our Consultant Alisa Dormon has been working together with Practical Law at Thompson Reuters…

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  • Nov102021

    Responding to Emerging Climate Policy Divergence: Takeaways for Business

    Policy divergence is expected to increase as devolved and local governments develop their own approaches…

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  • Nov102021

    Spotlight on scope 3 and supply chain decarbonisation

    With COP26 now well underway, the topic of credible climate change – or net zero…

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  • Sep012021

    Sancroft Insight: September 2021

    And just like that, September is upon us – holidays are over, children back to…

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  • Sep012021

    Strengthening corporate accountability through the Modern Slavery Act

    Since its inception in 2015, the UK Modern Slavery Act has been criticised as relying…

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  • Sep012021

    What is The National Food Strategy and why is it important?

    As the world continues to develop and grow in the face of global environmental and…

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  • Sep012021

    Adapting to change: Why mitigation isn’t enough in the climate storm

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s latest report is clear and damning in its…

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  • Jun302021

    Uyghurs, cotton, and ethics: how can fashion retailers respond?

    The concerns related to ethical credentials of cotton produced in China has recently put companies…

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  • Jun302021

    What does the EU Taxonomy mean for companies?

    The European Union has introduced a sweeping range of measures in recent months aimed at…

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  • Jun302021

    The future of textile regulation

    We are currently consuming more than ever and managing the disposal of all these products…

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  • Jun302021

    Sancroft Insight: June 2021

    Welcome to Sancroft’s June newsletter! There is, as ever, much to catch up on, and…

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  • Mar262021

    Sancroft Insight: March 2021

    March comes with the promise of new ‘green investment’ through the UK Chancellor’s latest budget…

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  • Mar262021

    UN PRI’s New Reporting Framework – what are the big changes to expect?

    In recent years the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has grown into one of…

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  • Mar242021

    The clock is ticking with One Year to go on the Plastic Tax.

    We are, only a year away from the Plastic Tax and it is all getting…

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  • Mar122021

    The three steps Boards must take on climate

    Whilst the world gets to grips with vaccines, variants and other pandemic-related challenges, it’s undeniable…

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  • Jan282021

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: January 2021

    We all hope your 2021 is off to a flying start! Here at Sancroft virtual…

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  • Jan282021

    Abolishing modern slavery: efforts to hold businesses accountable accelerate

    The issue of modern slavery has again been hitting headlines this month. This is no…

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  • Jan282021

    2021: the year biodiversity and inequality get mainstream attention – and commercial impact

    2021 will not only see the further mainstreaming of sustainability for businesses and citizens, it…

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  • Jan282021

    ESG for PE and alternative asset managers

    The ESG wave is continuing its steady progress, washing over the whole of the international…

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  • Dec172020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: December Edition

    It’s finally here! Nearly time to turn the page on 2020, and not a moment…

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  • Dec172020

    Our top trends in sustainable business for 2020

    As a challenging and unconventional year draws to a close, we reflect back on the…

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  • Dec112020

    Sancroft in the media: Financial Times (December 2020)

    Our CEO, Judy Kuszewski, also Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board, penned a…

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  • Dec072020

    How prepared is your business for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence measures?

    Businesses are increasingly being called to account for injustices occurring in their supply chains –…

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  • Dec072020

    Is carbon offsetting a viable tool in a company’s transition to net-zero emissions?

    The simple answer is ‘Yes ……. But’. As with many complex problems that businesses need…

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  • Nov042020

    Food Tech Matters 2020: How technology is shaping future industry

    The latest edition of Food Tech Matters took place in October and its new entirely…

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  • Oct302020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: October Edition

    Welcome to this month’s Sancroft newsletter – our regular roundup of insights and events in…

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  • Oct262020

    Alphabet soup or acronym salad? Either way, the main meal is yet to come…

    It seems, among many unexpected things 2020 has brought, the time of ESG may be…

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  • Oct162020

    Sancroft in the media: Sustainable Plastics (October 2020)

    Our Director Felix is featured in the September/October issue Sustainable Plastics posing that whilst businesses…

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  • Oct052020

    Sancroft in the media: S&FTG News (September 2020)

    Our Director Dom de Ville is featured in issue #189 of Sandwich and Food To…

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  • Sep302020

    Acceleration of the Energy Transition – a focus on energy and infrastructure

    On 10th September we were delighted to share the webinar platform again with our colleagues…

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  • Sep302020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: September Edition

    The year seems to be flying by – how can it possibly be October already?…

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  • Sep302020

    Due diligence on forest risk commodities: Defra’s consultation

    The world’s treatment of its forests has been at the forefront of international news for…

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  • Sep292020

    Sancroft in the media: Plastics in Packaging (October 2020)

    Our Director Felix is featured in the October issue (#228) of Plastics in Packaging posing…

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  • Sep292020

    Sancroft in the media: Medical Plastics News (September 2020)

    Our Director Dom de Ville is featured in the September-October issue (#56) of Medical Plastics…

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  • Sep282020

    Unpicking the CFA’s ‘ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products’ consultation

    The rise of sustainable investing has been impossible to ignore, as investors increasingly look to…

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  • Sep242020

    Sancroft in the media: Onboard Hospitality (September 2020)

    Our Director Dom de Ville was featured in Onboard Hospitality discussing the importance of proper…

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  • Sep152020

    The future of fashion: event recap

    The fashion industry, like all others, has witnessed severe disruption as a result of the…

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  • Sep112020

    Sancroft in the media: Reuters Events Sustainable Business (September 2020)

    Sancroft Consultant, Pen Stuart, is featured in Reuters Events Sustainable Business exploreing the importance of…

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  • Sep032020

    Sancroft in the media: Chartered Management Institute (August 2020)

    Sancroft Chairman, Lord Deben, is featured in Chartererd Management Institute discussing how the COVID-19 disruption…

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  • Sep012020

    Sancroft in the media: Materials Recycling World (August 2020)

    Our Director Felix Gummer is featured in Materials Recycling World discussing that when it comes…

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  • Aug282020

    Sancroft in the media: Packaging News (August 2020)

    Our Director Felix Gummer is featured in Packaging News discussing how plastic reduction and the…

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  • Aug272020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: August Edition

    As I write this, the western US is battling hundreds of raging, fast-moving wildfires, fuelled…

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  • Aug272020

    Industry Spotlight: Finance and Human Rights

    Financial institutions are key players in the global sustainability agenda, and while environmental issues, such…

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  • Aug212020

    Upcoming webinar: Acceleration of the Energy Transition – a focus on energy and infrastructure

    We are pleased to announce the third in our series of ESG webinars with leading…

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  • Aug212020

    Navigating the wave of pandemic plastic

    September 2020 will mark six months since a wave of lockdown measures were introduced across…

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  • Jul312020

    How the built environment sector can help deliver a sustainable recovery

    As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 crisis and continues to ease lockdown rules, the…

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  • Jul282020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: July Edition

    This month the team and I have been reflecting on the changes we are seeing…

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  • Jul282020

    Black Lives Matter for your business

    The deaths of George Floyd, Ahamud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked Black Lives Matter…

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  • Jul152020

    Protecting communities, supply chains and investment in a COVID-19 world – lessons from current scandals

    Stories of local lockdowns and COVID-19 outbreaks have stolen headlines, but increasingly the question is…

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  • Jul142020

    How ESG can maximise and protect value through a sustainable recovery

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability was already becoming a key topic for the financial…

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  • Jul072020

    Upcoming webinar: How the built environment sector can help deliver a sustainable recovery

    We are pleased to announce the second in our series of ESG webinars with leading…

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  • Jul032020

    Sancroft in the media: The Construction Index (June 2020)

    Our Director Dom de Ville was featured in an interview in The Construction Index warning…

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  • Jun302020

    Green recovery: Why resilience through the lens of sustainability is the only strategy

    This article was first published on Edie.  Business can never be the same again. If…

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  • Jun302020

    The future of fashion: Rethinking the post-Covid transition

    As we move away from brands’ initial responses to the coronavirus pandemic into longer term…

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  • Jun302020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: June Edition

    The killing of George Floyd has brought the Black Lives Matter movement into the spotlight…

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  • Jun292020

    Upcoming ESG webinar series

    We are excited to announce a series of five webinars we are hosting in partnership…

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  • Jun252020

    Plastics, packaging and waste reform: what next?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense businesses disruption in the UK and across the globe.…

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  • Jun192020

    Upcoming online event: How ESG can maximise and protect value through a sustainable recovery

    We are excited to announce the first of a series of webinars we are hosting…

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  • Jun152020

    The National Food Strategy and the impact of COVID-19

    Empty supermarket shelves during the current COVID-19 crisis have been a stark reminder of the…

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  • Jun032020

    Sancroft in the media: Packaging Scotland (June 2020)

    Hear from our Senior Consultant, Dom de Ville on why organisations must prepare for the…

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  • Jun032020

    Sancroft Monthly Insight: May Edition

    May has seen the continuation of many themes we have been seeing over the past…

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