Communications & Reporting

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

Firmenich and L’Oréal get triple A scores as CDP raises bar in climate risk reporting

Terry Slavin and Nadine Hawa, (Jan 22, 2019)

Terry Slavin reports on how Unilever secured only one A in 2018 after CDP revamped its methodology to be more demanding, particularly on water risk

‘To avoid greenwash we need a systemic approach to measuring the SDGs’

Liam Dowd, (Jan 15, 2019)

In this Q&A, managing director Liam Dowd talks with Freddie Woolfe, head of responsible investment and stewardship at Merian Global Investors, on SDG targets, corporate climate ambitions and opportunities for the next 12-18 months

The disruptors: How Catherine Howarth is helping to make investment a force for good

Oliver Balch, (Jan 8, 2019)

The ShareAction CEO tells Oliver Balch how the successful shareholder campaign against Shell shows the power of investors to make the world safer for people and planet

Six steps to safeguarding ethics in the 21st century workforce

Alexandra Levit, (Jan 7, 2019)

Author Alexandra Levit says rethinking incentive systems and the role of compliance teams are both critical for companies that are serious about tackling corruption

‘We’re going in the right direction, but we have to dramatically pick up the pace’

Paul Simpson, (Dec 19, 2018)

Paul Simpson of CDP charts a year when initiatives like RE100 and Science Based Targets surged in membership, but the scale of the challenge grew more stark

‘2018 will go down as the year many UK banks turned their backs on coal’

Catherine Howarth, (Dec 18, 2018)

Catherine Howarth of ShareAction says a synchronised shift away from fossil fuels will be crucial to achieving the Paris climate goals

Marketers beware: Gen Z wants action, not flashy campaigns

Matthew Yeomans, (Dec 17, 2018)

Matthew Yeomans of Sustainly says 2018 was the year that consumer concern about sustainability issues finally hit the mainstream. The challenge is for brands to respond with authenticity

The disruptors: How B Corp's founders took purposeful business to the next level

Oliver Balch, (Dec 14, 2018)

Oliver Balch talks to Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan and Andrew Kassoy, about the movement's exponential growth, and the need to win over mainstream investors to their inclusive business model

‘Philanthropy won't be enough to address the ‘people’ part of the Global Goals’

Sara Blackwell, (Nov 22, 2018)

Sara Blackwell of Shift says companies have been slow to grasp the truly positive results of working to address adverse impacts on people’s basic rights in everything they do as a business

SDG Reporting - Mapping and Measuring against the Goals

Conference Recording, (Nov 16, 2018)

Assurance: Improving the quality of sustainability data

Conference Recording, (Nov 15, 2018)

Communicating SDG impacts to different stakeholders

Conference Recording, (Nov 15, 2018)

Disclosure Keynote: Long-term value creation

Conference Recording, (Nov 15, 2018)

Engagement Strategy Workshop

Conference Recording, (Nov 15, 2018)

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