A look into the future of reporting standards

Source: GreenBiz, 4 August 2016

Reporting standards are changing, and they will continue to evolve over the next 18 months. To help companies interpret the implications for their sustainability reporting strategies, BSR conducted an interview with with Eric Hespenheide, interim chief executive the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and chair of Global Sustainability >>> read more

Natural Capital Protocol launched

Source: WBCSD, 13 July 2016

Representatives from over 160 of the world’s leading organizations, spanning business, finance, accounting, conservation, academia, and policy, have met on 13 July in London to celebrate the culmination of a unique collaborative project that has produced the first global Natural Capital >>> read more

GRI announces leadership change

Source: , 9 July 2016

Today, GRI announced Chief Executive Michael Meehan’s decision to leave the organization to pursue other opportunities. The organization will conduct a thorough global multi-stakeholder search for a new Chief Executive. Eric Hespenheide has been appointed Interim Chief Executive and stands down >>> read more

NSE CEO Lists Benefits of Sustainability Reporting

Source: This Day Live, 14 June 2016

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema has urged companies to embrace sustainability reporting, saying it has many benefits. Speaking at the Nigerian capital market sustainability reporting seminar in Lagos, Onyema said at the NSE, they >>> read more

Text analysis puts investment value on corporate social behaviour

Source: RSM, 9 June 2016

Information about a company’s intangible assets like corporate culture, reputation and environmental sustainability is highly sought after by equity investors, but is rarely found in financial reports. PhD candidate Andy Moniz from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has >>> read more