A global campaign was gathering pace last night for the release of Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, who was detained by authorities on Sunday while attempting to board a flight from Beijing to Hong Kong.
The Davies report calls on leading firms to fill one in four board positions with women by 2015 – or face compulsory quotas
Tougher regulation of junk food, smoking and cheap alcohol cast aside as Government prefers to ‘encourage’ better public health
Charlie Chaplin called him his "favourite clown," and generations of British filmgoers would have wholeheartedly agreed.
Through all of Tiger Woods' scandals, Nike have stayed with him. Other sponsors disappeared, but when he made his big apology, they were sitting in the front row. And now they're taking their pound of flesh. It may be mawkish, and a bit dark, but he wouldn't be doing it if he wasn't comfortable with it – and there's no question that this is a piece of advertising genius.
BBC documentary shows Indonesian company clearing protected rainforest
Yesterday was Super Bowl Sunday and America tuned in. For US advertisers it’s the biggest event of the year. You can do things with a TV ad in the Super Bowl that you can’t do anywhere else. Like reach 100 million people in one place. You can move a nation.
Project to create sustainable palm oil project undermined by Western firms
The fund of goodwill and optimism for South Africa is felt right across the world.
The Government has joined calls for Britain’s best-selling household groceries to use sustainable palm oil.
Does your shopping basket contain KitKat, Hovis, Persil or Flora? If so, you may be contributing to the devastation of the wildlife-rich forests of Indonesia and Malaysia, where orangutans and other species face extinction as their habitat disappears.
British consumers are fuelling the rising demand for palm oil, speeding up the destruction of rainforests and killing off orangutans
The actors are beautiful, the sets are stylish and the message could not be clearer – the woman with the paler skin gets the man.
You can play a game with the trendy food products on supermarket shelves. It's called "spot the owner". What you're looking for – when you scan the tin, tub or pack in your hand – is the actual owner of the company. Not the brand, you understand, but the business that ultimately collects the money you hand over at the till.
David Orr was one of the most outstanding business managers ever produced by Ireland. After winning an MC and Bar in Burma in 1945, he rose through the ranks to serve as a distinguished chairman of Unilever. For 10 years after his retirement in 1982 he proved to be an equally effective non-executive director of a number of other groups, while also serving as chairman of the British Council for seven years – and he was a driving force in turning Sam Wanamaker's dream of creating a "new" Globe theatre into reality.
French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster to fill Tate Modern's famous hall