SRI: Conference Spotlight: ESG Investing Track

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Conference Spotlight: ESG Investing Track Join us at these breakout sessions highlighting ESG investing! The Alphabet Soup in ESG Investing CDP, GRI, SASB, ESG, what does it all mean when you are looking at evaluating a company? CDP gathers environmental data. GRI produces a reporting framework. SASB’s standards inform on …

Integrated Reporting: Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

CDP, CDSB and IIRC announce collaboration to accelerate Integrated Reporting   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (18 July 2013) – CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting, in order to …

Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Press release For immediate release: 6 June 2013 Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks CDP, the only global platform for companies and cities to disclose and manage their environmental impacts, and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), providers of the most widely used comprehensive Sustainability Reporting …

WRI Digest: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future, Bonn Climate Talks

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  WRI Digest The Great Balancing Act: 3 Needs For A Sustainable Food Future. How can the world feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a manner that advances economic development and reduces pressure on the environment? Answering it requires a “great balancing act” of three needs – all …

Ethical Markets Welcomes Head of Carbon Disclosure Project to Advisory Board

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

Paul Dickinson is founder and Executive Chair of CDP, an independent non-profit organization that exists to transform the global economic system to prevent dangerous climate change and value our natural resources by putting relevant information at the heart of business, investment and policy decisions. CDP does this by acting on …

Verge: The value, interconnection, and opportunities of water

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

    By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE We don’t typically talk about water here at VERGE, but that’s about to change. While there may still be a disconnect between the cost and value of water, global drought has squeezed our energy and food systems to the point that the …

Civic App Turning Residents into Agents of change

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

From The Ground Up How a civic app is turning city residents into agents of change By Kristine Wong Communities across the U.S. are collapsing the gap between needed services and civic improvements through an innovative citizen-to-city communications system. …Read More Why we should enable the autocatalytic city By Benjamin …

ACCO Publishes Report on Corporate Trends in Climate Governance

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Climate change governance is an increasingly important issue as more organizations are becoming mature in their climate change strategies. While best practices in some areas have emerged, there is little consensus on the most effective way to govern climate change within an organization. This report examines data publicly reported to …

NEW ASrIA Carbon Disclosure Project Asia ex-Japan 2011 Hong Kong Launch on Oct 21

kristy SRI/ESG News, Resource Efficiency

You’ve been asking for it … and now we have disclosure and performance scores for the first time this year With Special Thanks to PwC and Swire Trust for Sponsoring the event ASrIA has been coordinating the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) in Asia since 2005, engaging with companies, organising CDP …