Governmental and scientific news and insights on investor oriented environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data.

UNCTAD/ISAR releases research by Center for ESG Research: Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

“The SDGs present an opportunity for business-led solutions and technologies to be developed and implemented to address the world’s biggest sustainable development challenges,” As noted in the SDG Compass, But if neither the corporate nor its capital providers can accurately and easily interpret information from Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting, is ESG reporting really [...]

By |2018-02-03T16:35:43+00:00February 3rd, 2018|ESG, Governance, Indicators, Integrated Reporting, SDG|0 Comments

London Stock Exchange Group launches guidance for ESG reporting

London Stock Exchange Group has 09.02.2017 issued guidance, through its Global Sustainable Investment Centre, setting out recommendations for good practice in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting. The global guide responds to demand from investors for a more consistent approach to ESG reporting, which is now a core part of the investment decision process. This [...]

By |2017-02-10T10:57:08+00:00February 10th, 2017|ESG, Governance, Investors, Risk, SDG|0 Comments

New course: Optimise your sustainability report – let a science based course guide and inspire you

Welcome to an interesting afternoon at Scion DTU Research Park, where we host a science based course in how companies can optimise the usefulness of their sustainability report; not the least by incorporating the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We will provide you with practical tools, and inspire you by showing you some of the best [...]

By |2016-12-19T15:15:29+00:00December 13th, 2016|Courses, ESG, Indicators, Integrated Reporting, International, SDG|0 Comments

New GRI standard launched

Climate Disclosure Standard Board (CDSB) wrote in this relation: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is one of the key organisations working towards supporting sustainable decision making. An audience poll during their conference in May showed that 55% of the participants believed that investors would be the biggest consumers of sustainability information over the next 5 [...]

By |2016-11-24T12:14:06+00:00November 3rd, 2016|CSR, Indicators, Investors, SDG|0 Comments

Wbcsd: Reporting matters – communicating on the Sustainable Development Goals

Reporting matters 2016 is the outcome of the fourth review of WBCSD member reports – including sustainability, combined and self-declared integrated reports – and covering 163 companies from more than 20 sectors and 35 countries. Obviously, the members of wbscd have a special profile, wherefore some of the results (e.g. frequency of review of sustainability report [...]

By |2016-11-24T12:14:06+00:00October 18th, 2016|Assurance, CSR, Indicators, Integrated Reporting, International, SDG|0 Comments

OECD launches Centre on Green Finance and Investment

Investment in the green economy needs to take place on a far greater scale over coming decades if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the ambition of the Paris Agreement. In 2016, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has taken a major step to support these objectives by establishing [...]

By |2016-11-24T12:14:08+00:00October 15th, 2016|Financial, Firm Value, Investors, Risk, SDG|0 Comments

The 2016 SustainAbility Leaders – A GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey

For SustainAbility and GlobeScan’s annual Sustainability Leaders Survey, we asked over 900 expert stakeholders representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 84 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have made since the 1992 Earth Summit and reflect on their expectations for the next 20 years. We also analyze expert views on which companies are [...]

By |2016-11-24T12:14:08+00:00June 13th, 2016|CSR, Integrated Reporting, SDG|0 Comments