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The Rise of ESG: Challenges and Opportunities for 2021

Lessons learned from the ESG top 50 companies
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What do the Top 50 ESG companies in N.America have in common? What lessons do we get from them? Which are the leading sectors in use of ESG? How can companies improve their ESG performance?

To shed some light on these and other hot issues on top of C-Suite list, CSE's latest Annual Research into ESG Standards and Sustainability Reporting in N.America presented ESG leading companies based on various ESG ratings and showed Common Tools, Policies and Standards used by organizations. The majority of these organizations (85%) showed an increase in their revenues over a 3-year period.

ESG Trends, challenges and opportunities were discussed in CSE's Alumni Event, hosting Moody's and Resolute Forest Service as Guest Speakers.

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What do the Top 50 ESG companies in N.America have in common? What lessons do we get from them? Which are the leading sectors in use of ESG? How can companies improve their ESG performance?

To shed some light on these and other hot issues on top of C-Suite list, CSE's latest Annual Research into ESG Standards and Sustainability Reporting in N.America presented ESG leading companies based on various ESG ratings and showed Common Tools, Policies and Standards used by organizations. The majority of these organizations (85%) showed an increase in their revenues over a 3-year period.

ESG Trends, challenges and opportunities were discussed in CSE's Alumni Event, hosting Moody's and Resolute Forest Service as Guest Speakers.

G&A Institute Releases Analysis of The Business Roundtable Companies’ ESG Reporting Practices

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NEW YORK, December 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In August 2019, almost all the Business Roundtable CEO members (181) signed on to an updated BRT definition of “the purpose of a corporation” which expanded the definition to include a focus on other stakeholders other than investors.  

Review of the GRI Universal Standards

Project to look at the sustainability reporting standards that apply to all organizations
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The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the independent standard setting body of GRI, is launching a project to review the universal Standards.
 

Time for Trash Talk: GRI Waste Standard Out for Public Comment

Waste reporting disclosures being developed by GRI
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May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In the face of a growing global waste crisis, new corporate reporting disclosures are being developed by GRI to help organizations better understand and communicate their waste impacts.

International recognition of the need for action on waste is increasing. The scale of the issue – from the effect of plastics in marine ecosystems to the mounting disconnect between food waste generation and global hunger – illustrate why businesses and other organizations need to play their part by improving waste management practices.

Why Good Standards  -  Both ESG and Financial  - Matter

By Tim Mohin, Chief Executive, GRI
Article

A Financial Times article on 2 April carried sweeping claims by Hans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), that ‘greenwashing is rampant’ in sustainability reporting. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the leading independent sustainability standards body, categorically refutes this assertion.

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Caterpillar and its customers help build a better world with sustainability as the core.
Press Release

DEERFIELD, Ill. September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/— Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 19th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI.

GRI Standards Report Registration System Now Available

Article

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) and the GRI Standards Division are pleased to announce the launch of the GRI Standards Report Registration System.

New Indicators in the SDG Compass

Tools available for more meaningful sustainability reporting
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Understanding how companies contribute to solving the great issues of our time, like combatting poverty, acting on climate action, and supporting sustainable cities and communities is crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But showing how companies are addressing the issues of the day is not always so straightforward.

Businesses to Step up With Poverty Alleviation

Discussion paper provides practical assistance to report on poverty
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In September 2016, GRI embarked on a research project with DFID to review the relationship between corporate sustainability reporting and business action on poverty alleviation, with the aim of identifying how improved data and reporting can optimize business’s contribution to ending poverty. The role of business is essential, and we see corporate sustainability reporting a significant driver of positive social change.

Action Points for Poverty Alleviation: New GRI Paper Outlines Practical Steps

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Sustainability reporting can support companies’ contribution to poverty alleviation. So how can we maximize its impact to help reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of no poverty by 2030? A new paper by GRI outlines recommendations and specific disclosures that companies can apply.
 

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