CSR Reports Must Address Quality vs Quantity

Source: Toronto Sustainability, 26 May 2016

The market for environmental, social and governance (ESG) information is growing. Investors and other stakeholders are increasingly looking at the business world through a wide-angle lens. They realize that long-term sustainable financial success requires looking beyond the current quarter to >>> read more

An overview of Day 2 of the GRI Global Conference

Source: , 20 May 2016

The second day of the 5th GRI Global Conference opened on Thursday 19 May, with breakfast sessions on emerging sustainability topics and the plenary on ‘Innovation for Sustainable Development – The Role of Private Sector Collaboration’. Delegates took part in >>> read more

GRI launches Digital Reporting Alliance

Source: , 19 May 2016

Today, international sustainability standard setter GRI announced its newest technology initiative, the Digital Reporting Alliance, on the second day of the 5th GRI Global Conference. The Digital Reporting Alliance will address two key challenges in sustainability reporting: the lack of >>> read more

Sustainability Reporting 20 years on: Are we making a difference?

Source: , 19 May 2016

Yesterday 18 May, the 5th edition of the GRI Global Conference started in Amsterdam with 1,200 delegates from 77 countries. During the opening plenary at the conference which was moderated by Bloomberg’s Sustainability Editor, Eric Roston, high profile speakers including >>> read more

New trend report about Sustainability Reporting Instruments

Source: , 18 May 2016

Today the new trend report about Sustainability Reporting Instruments has been published. Last year, 2015, was a milestone for sustainability with crucial and unprecedented agreements by the international community, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on >>> read more

Carbon disclosure: the new state of play

Source: Huffington Post, 29 April 2016

When we started the Carbon Disclosure Project (now known as CDP) over fifteen years ago, the term disclosure was barely used in relation to climate change. Today, a major effort is underway to establish a global framework for climate-related financial >>> read more