Public Comment Period for SASB Standards Ends This Month

  Help us make SASB standards even better As we close out the calendar year, we will also close out the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s 90-day public comment period, which began on October 2. We have seen more than 2,300 downloads of the exposure draft standards, which are the provisional …

Climate Policy Tracker: New tool for business now live

  As business actions to combat climate change continue to escalate, it’s important to stay apprised of relevant policies around the world. A real-time, reliable, open-source platform with national and local policy details is a real asset for planning and decision-making.”   Kevin Rabinovitch, Global Sustainability Director, Mars The We Mean …

Join us at GreenBiz 18! Info + partner discount inside:

Future 500 is a proud partner of GreenBiz 18. Friends of Future 500 receive 10% off with code GB18F500. See below for details. GreenBiz 18 convenes more than 1,000 leaders and practitioners — from the business world, academia, NGOs and government agencies — to explore pressing challenges, emerging trends and …

From ESG to SDGs: The Evolution of Sustainability Reporting

“Ethical Markets recommending this insightful interview with Steve Schueth, of First Affirmative Financial Network and innovator of the prestigious SRI Conference at which we present the winning ad campaigns in our EthicMark® Awards for Advertising that Uplifts the Human Spirit and Society.  Thanks to  Steve who is also an esteemed …

ENB Vol. 12 No. 714 – Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference 2017 – Summary & Analysis

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 12 Number 714 | Tuesday, 21 November 2017 Summary of the Fiji / Bonn Climate Change Conference 6-17 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) AR (HTML/PDF) JA (HTML/PDF) CN (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Bonn, Germany at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop23/enb/ The UN Climate Change Conference convened …

IIRC Newsletter

Business leaders form working group to drive momentum towards Integrated Reporting in the United States An <IR> Working Group has been established in the United States to drive the adoption of Integrated Reporting. Members include US companies, investor representatives, accounting firms, academics and other senior representatives of the reporting field that believe in …

This Month: To Power Past Coal, We Need a Just Transition 

To Power Past Coal, We Need a Just Transition At COP23, more than 25 countries, regions and states announced their dedication to phasing out coal production by 2030 as part of the Powering Past Coal Alliance. While this is the right move, those committed must prioritise building a just transition …

New global climate change index series

Three climate adjustments in one index design Risks & opportunities of climate change incorporated in new index Climate change is expected to have profound impacts on the prospects and performance of companies across a variety of industrial sectors. Many investors now regard climate change as an investment issue. In portfolio design such …