Unilever releases first-of-its-kind Human Rights Report

Source: , 3 July 2015

Unilever has published its inaugural Human Rights Report.  The report outlines Unilever’s goal not only to respect Human Rights but to actively advance them across all areas of its business. It documents areas where the company has taken significant steps >>> read more

15 years GRI Guidelines for Sustainability Reporting!

Source: , 30 June 2015

Today (30 June) we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the guidelines for sustainability reporting by the Global Reporting Initiative(GRI). The first edition (the ‘june 2000 guidelines’) where published on 30 june 2000. See the news of that moment. Read the >>> read more

What is the future of reporting?

Source: 2degrees, 26 June 2015

Take a glimpse of the future with feedback from the latest 2degrees CR / Sustainability Reporting Spend Survey. “Sustainability is not about reporting,” says Klas Hallberg, manager of new developments in sustainability at Akzonobel, “but reporting is the basis for >>> read more

BlackRock, Ceres Launch Investor Guide on US Corporate Engagement

Source: BlackRock, 24 June 2015

The world’s largest asset manager, has teamed up with nonprofit sustainability leader Ceres to create guidance for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues. The guide, 21st Century Engagement: Investor Strategies for Incorporating ESG Considerations into Corporate Interactions, includes >>> read more

10 top reporting tips from the experts

Source: GreenBiz.com, 23 June 2015

For many of you, it’s reporting season, and you’re knee-deep in data. We’ve got reporting on the brain too; 2degrees recently held its Reporting and Performance Masterclass, tackling the headache of materiality, stakeholder engagement and all things troubling that sustainability report >>> read more

Joint statement of collaboration by CDSB and the IIRC

Source: , 17 June 2015

The statement, signed at the time of the launch of the CDSB Reporting Framework for environmental and natural capital information, sets out how CDSB and the IIRC collaborate. CDSB and the IIRC share a vision of a corporate reporting regime >>> read more

Sustainability software provider CRedit360 announced as SASB ERP Partner

Source: , 16 June 2015

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) today announced leading sustainability software provider credit360 as a partner in the SASB Enterprise Resource Platform Program. Companies use credit360’s leading sustainability software to access SASB disclosure guidance, collect and compile data for SASB >>> read more

Blog: Leading indicators for sustainable business change

Source: , 16 June 2015

With the publication of the IIRC framework in December 2013, a handful Dutch corporates have taken on the journey of Integrated Reporting. Finally an escape from the endless list of GRI indicators to be reported in separate sustainability reports. The >>> read more

Blog: Will GRI’s new strategy work?

Source: , 15 June 2015

GRI has taken on a big role: “Empowering Sustainable Decisions.” The new tagline of GRI’s 2015-2020 strategy is rather broad brush. GRI is aiming to reach beyond the way organizations collate and report sustainability information to the place where the >>> read more