Communications & Reporting

'There are seven problems with measuring social impact. Here's how to solve them’

Rodolphe Durand, (Apr 17, 2019)

Rodolphe Durand of HEC Paris introduces a first of its kind assessment tool that cuts through potential greenwash to measure companies’ contribution to the SDGs

How to communicate rigorous and accurate ESG data

Conference Recording, (Apr 17, 2019)

ESG Disclosure Keynote: Transparent, Investor Driven

Conference Recording, (Apr 16, 2019)

ESG Rankings Agency Keynote: Staying ahead of the curve

Conference Recording, (Apr 16, 2019)

Purpose-Driven Communications Workshop - Employees

Conference Recording, (Apr 16, 2019)

Reporting on long-term value creation

Conference Recording, (Apr 16, 2019)

Press Release: Driving Transformative Actions Across the Ecosystem. Changing the Climate for a Sustainable Future

Anonymous, (Apr 3, 2019)

This press release is part of a sponsored briefing: City Developments Limited (CDL) published its latest Integrated Sustainability Report (ISR) 2019 alongside the release of the company’s Annual Report

‘Time to end the farce about banks and client confidentiality’

Ryan Brightwell, (Mar 27, 2019)

Ryan Brightwell of BankTrack argues that people have the right to know who is financing companies that commit human and environmental rights abuses

‘Why are boards still pale, male and stale? Shouldn’t we have solved this years ago?’

Terry Slavin, (Mar 19, 2019)

Gender issues, financing the SDGs, and debate over CSR vs ESG were hot topics during the first day of Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Summit New York, reports Terry Slavin

BlackRock in push to make sustainable investment mainstream

Terry Slavin, (Mar 15, 2019)

Terry Slavin reports on how the asset manager has responded to booming ESG demand in Europe with new exchange-traded funds that are targeting a 30% decrease in emissions, and no loss of performance

'If we are going to flip the script, we have to share ESG information more widely'

Johanna Tahtinen, (Mar 13, 2019)

Amid a surge in corporate sustainability reporting globally, the need for a free, online platform like the Reporting Exchange has never been greater, argue Johanna Tähtinen and Juliet Taylor of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Why boards must overcome roadblocks to becoming climate-competent

Helle Bank Jorgensen, (Mar 11, 2019)

Helle Bank Jorgensen of Competent Boards on how boards can cut through the confusion surrounding climate risk by learning from sustainability leaders like Paul Polman and Cornerstone Capital's Erika Karp

CSR Cheat Sheet: Half of companies ‘failing to report action on climate’

Oliver Balch, (Mar 7, 2019)

Transparency in non-financial reporting; labour rights abuses by fashion brands; and FAO warnings on biodiversity are highlighted in Oliver Balch’s latest roundup of sustainability news

Unilever, Danone, L'Oréal and Nestlé leading on tackling climate risk, says CDP

Terry Slavin, (Feb 27, 2019)

Terry Slavin reports on the leaders and laggards in CDP's first investor research report on the fast-moving consumer goods sector

‘Divestment isn’t a badge of honour; it’s a failure of engagement’

Martin Wright, (Feb 26, 2019)

Martin Wright explains why the Climate Action 100+ group of investors are prioritising carrot over stick as they seek to push the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters to address climate risk

CSR Cheat Sheet: ESG investors turn up heat on BlackRock

Oliver Balch, (Feb 6, 2019)

FAIRR calls for fast-food companies to cut climate risk; extreme weather concerns take centre stage at Davos; Canary Wharf, Marks & Spencer, and Nestlé latest companies to join war on plastic in Oliver Balch’s latest sustainability news roundup

Major funds launch toolkit to help investors measure SDG impact

Terry Slavin, (Feb 6, 2019)

A dashboard developed by CISL's Investment Leaders Group, including PIMCO, Union Bancaire Privée and Zurich Insurance provides metrics to assess corporate social and environmental impact. Terry Slavin reports