CSR Report Narratives and Analyst Forecast Accuracy

Source: Springer, 4 January 2017

Standalone corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports vary considerably in the content of information released due to their voluntary nature. In a scientific study (by Volkan Muslu, Sunay Mutlu, Suresh Radhakrishnan and Albert Tsang) a disclosure score has been developed based on the tone, readability, length, >>> read more

What you need to know about GRI standards

Source: GreenBiz.Com, 31 December 2016

The transition to Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards from GRI G4 feels daunting. Many past GRI reporters may wonder whether their organizations will be able to report in accordance with the GRI standards. Following are some changes to consider when transitioning >>> read more

Why ESG reporting still matters to U.S. investors

Source: GreenBiz.Com, 27 December 2016

Based on conversations BSR has had with investors and finance industry partners, companies should know that a change of administration in Washington will not affect the fundamental trends driving environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. In the short term, businesses >>> read more

ABN AMRO publishes first human rights report

Source: ABN AMRO, 21 December 2016

ABN AMRO is the first financial institution in the world to publish a human rights report based on the reporting framework of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. In the report, the bank sets forth its human >>> read more

P&G Releases First-Ever Citizenship Report

Source: , 16 December 2016

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) released its first-ever Citizenship Report, detailing progress in reducing its environmental footprint, improving social conditions for those in need, advancing Diversity and Inclusion and empowering women inside and outside the Company. P&G has published >>> read more

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures announces publication of Recommendations Report

Source: Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), 14 December 2016

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in London today announced the publication of its report – Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (report). The Report outlines a set of recommendations for voluntary, decisionuseful, climate-related disclosures to be made >>> read more

GRI appoints CSR leader Tim Mohin as new Chief Executive

Source: , 14 December 2016

GRI announced today that Timothy J. Mohin, a well-known sustainability practitioner, advocate and author, has been appointed as the organization’s new Chief Executive. Mr. Mohin has tremendous experience with global sustainability from his years with leading companies and government. His >>> read more