IIRC Welcomes South Africa’s Endorsement of the International Integrated Reporting Framework

IIRC Welcomes South Africa’s Endorsement of the International Integrated Reporting Framework FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20 March 2014 – The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes the announcement that the Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South africa has endorsed the International <IR> Framework. Integrated Reporting (<IR>) is a process founded on integrated thinking …

A Note from Social Accountability International (SAI)

SA8000:2014 Standard Opens for Public Consultation Interested parties are invited to submit comments and suggestions on the proposed SA8000:2014   SAI invites all interested parties to participate in the revision of the SA8000 standard. For 60-days, beginning today, December 18, 2013 and ending on February 16, 2014, a proposal for the 2014 version of SA8000 …

Mercer’s Responsible Investment Update

ISSUE 22 – BACK TO BASICS EDITION Dear Responsible Investment subscriber, We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of our Responsible Investment Update, a global review highlighting important new resources and reports about integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations into investment decision-making processes. This month, …

The Natural Capital Declaration: A declaration by the financial sector demonstrating our commitment at the Rio+ 20 Earth Summit

The Declaration The Declaration is available in Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. The Natural Capital Declaration A declaration by the financial sector demonstrating our commitment at the Rio+ 20 Earth Summit to work towards integrating Natural Capital considerations into our financial products and services for the …

Un Official Highlights Role Of Business Sector In Achieving Sustainable Development

UN OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS ROLE OF BUSINESS SECTOR IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, Apr 11 2012 3:05PM The business and industry sectors play a key role in leading countries towards sustainable development, a top United Nations official said today, adding that their collaboration and partnerships with governments are essential to …

Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For Immediate Release Wednesday 29 June 2011 Leading companies sponsor new Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Ten world-leading companies are the global sponsors of the next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines, announces the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today (Wednesday 29 June 2011). Alcoa, Enel, GE, Goldman Sachs, …

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

2011 Global Roundtable now carbon neutral with new Green sponsor

A publication from UNEP UNEP FI and the African insurance industry took the first steps of a global journey to develop sustainability principles for the insurance industry at the regional consultation meeting for Africa in mid-March. Over 70 senior executives from the African insurance industry and its stakeholders attended the …

Principles for Sustainable Insurance consultation takes off from Africa

A newsletter from UNEP UNEP FI and the African insurance industry took the first steps of a global journey to develop sustainability principles for the insurance industry at the regional consultation meeting for Africa in mid-March. Over 70 senior executives from the African insurance industry and its stakeholders attended the …

Principles for Sustainable Insurance consultation takes off from Africa

A newsletters from UNEP Finance Initiative UNEP FI and the African insurance industry took the first steps of a global journey to develop sustainability principles for the insurance industry at the regional consultation meeting for Africa in mid-March. Over 70 senior executives from the African insurance industry and its stakeholders …