Melodie Michel

Melodie Michel

Melodie is chief reporter at CSO Futures. After writing about finance and trade for more than a decade, she completed a master's degree in CSR to hone her skills as a sustainability journalist.
May
24
Publicis Groupe creates top sustainability role

Publicis Groupe creates top sustainability role

As Chief Impact Officer, Nannette LaFond-Dufour is responsible for driving all of the group’s ESG commitments, including its climate targets and DEI strategy.
2 min read
May
23
CSO Futures Weekly - May 23

CSO Futures Weekly: EV supply chains have a long way to go

Human rights and environmental risks abound for EV makers, climate tensions grow in the US and fashion brands step up their game.
4 min read
May
23
Survey: 85% of firms see sustainability as a financial opportunity

Survey: 85% of firms see sustainability as a financial opportunity

“Sustainability strategies and core business strategies are converging.”
3 min read
May
23
ExxonMobil lawsuit against activist shareholders greenlit amid growing investor outrage

ExxonMobil lawsuit against activist shareholders greenlit amid growing investor outrage

Several other shareholders have come forward to protest the company’s legal action.
3 min read
May
22
Critical minerals explorer Lomiko Metals appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer

Critical minerals explorer Lomiko Metals appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer

Cindy Valence will lead the company’s sustainability strategy and stakeholder engagement, including with First Nations.
2 min read
May
22
Sage validates 2040 net zero target

Sage validates 2040 net zero target

A large part of Sage's decarbonisation strategy involves migrating customers to the cloud.
2 min read
May
22
EV manufacturers’ sustainable sourcing policies lack teeth: report

EV manufacturers’ sustainable sourcing policies lack teeth: report

Tesla, BMW and Mercedes-Benz stand out as having more solid commitments and/or enforcement mechanisms.
2 min read
May
21
H&M, Primark among 7 brands in new circular fashion initiative

H&M, Primark among 7 brands in new circular fashion initiative

Fashion giants are attempting to decouple revenue from production.
2 min read
May
21
Climate transition planning for compliance

Climate transition planning for compliance: a guide for CSOs

This article is part of a CSO Futures series on transition planning for Chief Sustainability Officers.
7 min read
May
21
Deforestation-free supply chains are achievable – but still too rare, says CDP

Deforestation-free supply chains are achievable – but still too rare, says CDP

Companies have made the most progress in timber and palm oil supply chains.
2 min read