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 …

Work begins on new sustainability reporting guidelines

Global Reporting Initiative Press Release For immediate release Wednesday 4 May 2011 Work begins on new sustainability reporting guidelines Call for input opens 16 May 2011 The next generation of Sustainability Reporting Guidelines is now under development, announces GRI today (4 May 2011). GRI is asking its network and 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 …

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 …

Can Accountants Save the World?

Reprinted with permission from ICAEW Global financial meltdown is bad enough but what about catastrophic climate change? Floods in China and Pakistan, forest fires in Russia, drought in Australia – the ‘climate crunch’ could be more devastating than the credit crunch. Accountants were at the heart of the operation to …