Power Forward 2.0: How American Companies Are Setting Clean Energy Targets and Capturing Greater Business Value

Report from Ceres, WWF, Calvert Investments and David Gardiner and Associates, 2014   Clean energy has entered the mainstream at the world’s largest corporations. In this report, the second in the Power Forward series, we expand upon the analysis of clean energy and climate targets from the U.S. Fortune 100 …

Policy will be crucial in making sustainability reporting standard practice, says global sustainability organization

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For immediate release Monday 5 November 2012 Today, Monday 5 November 2012, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) ? which produces Guidelines that companies can use to report their sustainability performance – issues its Annual Report 2011/12. The report draws attention to significant developments in encouraging …

CBRC working on evaluation criteria for Green Credit Policy

China Sustainable Finance newsletter #15 (English) Policy developments 1. CBRC working on evaluation criteria for Green Credit Policy The Ministry of Environmental Protection reported in May 2012 that “China is working on criteria with which to evaluate the implementation of its green credit policy by banks and enterprises.” The central …

Sustainability experts call for smarter regulation on transparency

Sustainability experts are calling on regulators to ask companies for information on how sustainable they are – or explain why if they choose not to provide it. Today the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launches the Report or Explain Campaign Forum to encourage more companies to be transparent about their impacts …