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The importance of sustainability and corporate responsibility continue to gain recognition; indeed, organizations that embrace sustainability can enhance their reputation with stakeholders and their value. The intersection of business and sustainability has three key dimensions: economic viability, social well-being, and environmental responsibility. Accountants work in this area to help embed sustainability factors into an organization’s strategy and decision-making processes to achieve sustainable value creation. Read More
States that stock exchanges should introduce requirements for listed companies to report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, or develop voluntary guidelines on the topic.
The concept of ‘net positive’ natural capital impact.
Kimberly-Clark: managing natural capital in the value chain.
This report provides you with some additional guidance, drawing from almost 40 good examples of sustainability reporting from around the globe, structured around the categories of criteria for the benchmark in 2014.
This article comprises the key findings from a recent McKinsey survey on the topic of sustainability which asked respondents about the actions their companies are taking to address environmental, social, or governance issues, the practices they use to manage sustainability, and the value at stake.
While sustainability reporting is still not as widespread in the United States as in some other countries, it is definitely on the uptick. According to the Governance & Accountability Institute, nearly three-quarters of all of the companies in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 are now publishing sustainability reports.
This report reviews published information from companies with an intensive use of five key commodities with a high impact on natural capital and discusses many examples of the approaches taken to disclosure by significant users of these commodities.
January 22, 2015 - Corporate Knights
January 21, 2015 - Economia
January 15, 2015 - ACCA Insights
January 12, 2015 - Environmental Leader
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