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Posted: May 12, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Last year, the European Union (EU) announced its new guidelines on non-financial reporting that will only apply to some large entities with more than 500 employees. This includes listed companies as well as some unlisted companies; such as banks, insurance companies and other companies that are so designated by member states; because of their activities, size or number of employees. There are approximately 6,000 large companies and groups within the EU bloc (EU, 2014). These big organisations are increasingly using a wide array of instruments, tools and channels to communicate their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reports to stakeholders.
Posted: Jan 07, 2015 – 10:40 AM EST
A winning coalition is in sight as more public understanding grows of the pernicious practices still condoned in many obsolete economic textbooks.
Posted: Sep 05, 2013 – 09:35 AM EST
The new G4 sustainability reporting guidelines make materiality the center of any new Sustainability Report. Material issues are core for sustainability disclosure but how detailed does an assessment need to be in order to be meaningful? Elaine Cohen reviews.
Posted: Aug 13, 2013 – 09:31 AM EST
Note to university investors: doing nothing is the same as doing wrong. Bob Monks explains on Talkback.
Posted: Aug 07, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST
Shell Oil has struggled to regain it’s social license to operate in Nigeria after the death of an environmentalist. Wayne Visser draws the lessons on Talkback.
Posted: Jul 30, 2013 – 09:22 AM EST
The IIRC is developing a new reporting framework for sustainability, but will it go far enough to make a difference? Francesca Rheannon talks with Bill Baue about the recommendations of the Sustainability Context Group to improve the IIRC’s Framework. On Talkback.
Posted: Jul 17, 2013 – 09:43 AM EST
Tom Knowlton and Nadia Gomes discuss integration as an element of successful corporate citizenship with a spotlight on Medtronic. On Talkback.
Posted: Jul 16, 2013 – 08:52 AM EST
Investors need to get involved if they want responsible corporations. Shareholder activist Bob Monks explains the stakes on Talkback.
Posted: Jun 26, 2013 – 09:28 AM EST
What can we learn from Monsanto's carefully weaved together citizenship strategy? Tom Knowlton and Nadia Gomes report on Talkback.
Posted: Apr 23, 2013 – 09:56 AM EST
Meaningful evidence of impact: Why are impact investees continuing to report that they don't really know the impact their investments are making? Kai Hopkins reports on a new survey.
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