Communications & Reporting

SDG Keynote: Accurately reporting against your impacts

Conference Recording, (Nov 14, 2018)

New human rights ranking shows most firms have barely left the starting line

Phil Bloomer, (Nov 11, 2018)

Phil Bloomer of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre assesses the results of the 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark and finds that while there has been welcome progress among a small group of leaders, the vast majority of companies are content to under-perform

TCFD Keynote: Monetising your climate impacts

Conference Recording, (Nov 7, 2018)

TCFD Workshop

Conference Recording, (Nov 7, 2018)

New alignment project seeks to ‘cut the clutter’ in sustainability reporting

Richard Howitt, (Nov 6, 2018)

Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council on today’s launch of an important new phase towards harmonising the ‘alphabet’s soup’ of corporate sustainability reporting standards

Closing Keynote: Integrated thinking

Conference Recording, (Nov 6, 2018)

New rules to crack down on 'greenwash' in corporate clean energy claims

Mike Scott, (Oct 29, 2018)

Mike Scott looks at how upcoming revisions to reporting rules for greenhouse gas emissions will address growing concern about use of renewable energy certificates

Press release: Iron Mountain signs 15-year power purchase pact with NextEra

EC Newsdesk, (Oct 18, 2018)

Agreement brings data management firm further closer to goal of 100% renewable power by 2050

Ten takeaways from the Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit

Karen Luckhurst, (Oct 15, 2018)

Reporting on the SDGs, alignment between reporting standards, and the Task Force on Climate Climate Related Financial Disclosure were big topics during two days of high-level discussion

Will privacy concerns throw up roadblocks in race for self-driving cars?

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 27, 2018)

With Apple, Samsung and Uber among the 57 companies that are trialling AVs in California and elsewhere, the question of who will control access to the vast amounts of data they generate is of growing urgency

New online terms and conditions to rein in the data miners

Mike Scott, (Sep 25, 2018)

The Cambridge Analytica scandal left EU regulators scrambling to safeguard consumers' privacy online. Mike Scott reports that rules requiring greater transparency won't be enough to address the trust deficit

Holding the human rights frontier in a borderless internet

Mike Scott, (Sep 24, 2018)

In the Wild West that exists online companies are having to grapple with issues such as freedom of expression, hate speech and fake news. Mike Scott reports on how initiatives like the Internet Commission and GNI Principles are trying to help

The disruptors: How Solitaire Townsend is putting passion at the heart of sustainability

Oliver Balch, (Sep 18, 2018)

Oliver Balch talks to Futerra's co-founder about her journey from a Bedford council estate to one of the UK’s leading sustainability consultancies

To cash in on the boom in impact investment, transparency is key

Belinda Thomas, (Sep 5, 2018)

Millennial investors have fuelled a 50% rise in the SRI market, but early-stage businesses have to be able to show they are contributing to positive change, not greenwash, says Triple Point’s Belinda Thomas

The disruptors: How Aviva’s Steve Waygood is trying to turn the tide on capitalism

Oliver Balch, (Aug 28, 2018)

Oliver Balch interviews the head of responsible investment at the UK insurance giant to find out why he is one of Christiana Figueres’ leading climate optimists and prime mover for sustainable finance

Eight ideas on reporting against the SDGs

Liam Dowd, (Aug 8, 2018)

In a recent online webinar, four panellists led the discussion on how companies can best report against the Social Development Goals. Here are eight morsels to offer food for thought

Investors ask 500 companies to come clean on treatment of workers

Katie Burton, (Aug 7, 2018)

Katie Burton talks to ShareAction’s Clare Richards about the Workforce Disclosure Initiative, supported by over 100 investors, which is pushing for meaningful data on how workers are treated in global supply chains

The impact of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Mark Hillsdon, (Aug 6, 2018)

TCFD is beginning to spur regulation, and the signs are it will become mandatory – meanwhile there is an increasing appetite among investors for companies to come clean, writes Mark Hillsdon