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 …

Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

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 …

FairPensions responds to Vince Cable’s Proposals on Executive Pay

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

‘We at Ethical Markets thanks Fair Pensions for their Leadership, Hazel henderson, Editor’ News Release: FairPensions responds to Vince Cable’s Proposals on Executive Pay Responsible investment campaigners FairPensions reacts with dismay to news of government proposals on executive pay. Responding to Dr Cable’s proposals Christine Berry, Policy Officer at FairPensions, …

Work begins on new sustainability reporting guidelines

kristy SRI/ESG News

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 …

Implementing Bottom of the Pyramid Strategies: Issues and Challenges

kristy SRI/ESG News

Implementing Bottom of the Pyramid Strategies: Issues and Challenges The low income segment in Malaysia face insecure livelihoods, limited opportunities for economic advancement, and a lack of power to influence their situation. … Read more Climate change, poverty reduction, and business – can dialogue platforms break down barriers for engagement? …

CSR Asia Weekly: Earthquake in Japan

kristy SRI/ESG News

NOTICE Translation Support in Japan It is deeply saddened that the catastrophic earthquake in Japan and the following devastating tsunami happened last week brought much disastrous situation to Japan. CSR Asia is now providing translation support to those in need regarding the disaster. Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Japanese Please contact …

CSR Asia Weekly: CASP Programme upgrade / Food prices / Education for sustainability / Inclusive design

kristy SRI/ESG News, Greentech

Gain Insights at Sustainability Disclosure Forum Learn more about the major aspects of sustainability reporting, disclosure and communication at the CSR Asia Forum on Sustainability Disclosure, taking place in Singapore on 23 March 2011. ——————————————————————————– ARTICLES CSR Asia Strategic Partner Programme gets an upgrade In 2006, we launched the CSR …

Inrate provides capacity-building support to sustainable investment fund manager in Vietnam

kristy SRI/ESG News

Press Release Inrate provides capacity-building support to sustainable investment fund manager in Vietnam Fribourg, October 12, 2010 Inrate is pleased to announce the outcome of a project aimed to enhance the understanding and integration of sustainability issues among financial market players in Vietnam. Inrate has partnered with VietNam Holding (VNH), …