The backstory and purpose behind 5 leading ESG reporting frameworks

March 25, 2020 by  
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If you’re recruiting ESG specialists, it helps to know the backstory.

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Where does your waste plastic go? This guide can help businesses develop the details

March 25, 2020 by  
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The Plastic Leak Project, created by Quantis in partnership with 35 organizations, takes a science-based approach to understanding plastic pollution in order to help companies reduce their waste flows.

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Trend: The bots are coming (to ratings and reporting)

March 23, 2020 by  
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Corporate reporting on sustainability has grown more than fivefold in the past 10 years. Roughly 20 percent of S&P 500 companies published a sustainability report in 2011. In 2018, that number rose to 86 percent.

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Episode 212: Coping with coronavirus, Earth Day goes digital, how ESG funds are faring

March 20, 2020 by  
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Insights from employee engagement expert Susan Hunt Stevens, Earth Day Network President Kathleen Rogers and Cornerstone Capital founder Erika Karp.

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General Motors’ Sharon Basel on how the company’s ESG reporting provides insights for its work

March 4, 2020 by  
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Sharon Basel, senior manager of sustainability at General Motors, works a lot on the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting. “I think it’s a really important thing not to be taken lightly,” she says. “A lot of people inside of General Motors call it the encyclopedia of GM and I think how we portray what our mission is and how we’re all marching towards a vision that we have for the company becomes really evident in that reporting.”

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EDF’s Victoria Mills: ‘It’s time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy’

March 4, 2020 by  
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Victoria Mills, managing director at EDF, works at the intersection of sustainability, public policy and business. “What we’ve realized — EDF and other NGOs — together is that it’s time to raise the bar for leadership to include climate policy advocacy,” says Mills. “We’ve been really encouraged by the number of companies that are setting ambitious climate goals, committing to use 100 percent renewable energy, working through their whole supply chain to drive down emissions.”

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Kim Dabbs on building a culture for ESG

February 19, 2020 by  
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Steelcase’s Kim Dabbs outlines four cultural elements to help employees approach every decision with an ESG mindset, so your company can move toward deeper understanding and higher engagement with everyone — not just senior leaders. From GreenBiz 20.

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Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern

February 17, 2020 by  
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Responsible investors are increasingly demanding water-related disclosures, such as measures of how much companies rely on water in their value chains.

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Communicating across the chasm: How companies can navigate the new investor ESG landscape

February 12, 2020 by  
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Welcome to the new world of stakeholder capitalism.

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On the money: 8 takeaways from the 2020 GreenFin Summit

February 10, 2020 by  
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The second annual event convened owners and managers of $22 trillion to discuss how capital markets could drive the global economy towards sustainability.

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