ESG

New CEO as Global Reporting Initiative Embraces International Role

Appointment of Eelco van der Enden as new leader
Press Release

October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - GRI, the international leader in sustainability standards setting, has announced the appointment of Eelco van der Enden as CEO.

Starting 1 January 2022, Eelco will join GRI from multinational professional services network PwC, where he is Global ESG Platform Leader for Tax, Legal, People & Organisation Services. With a track record in advising on environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, he brings to GRI more than 20 years of experience in financial and sustainability senior management roles.

Leveling Up Your ESG Communications

Download 3BL Media’s latest eGuide for tips on how to turn the data associated with your ESG initiatives into a story that resonates with various stakeholder groups.
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Over the past year, several crises have been at the forefront of stakeholders’ minds: the coronavirus pandemic, racial injustice and rapid climate change, to name a few. Now, they want to hear how businesses are doing their part to build a better future.

Did your company release an annual sustainability report? Did your CEO make a statement about racial justice? Have your employees written blog posts about company volunteer events? This content and more is part of your ESG story - and audiences are eager to hear it.

Go Deep: A Playbook for Scoring Sustainability Points in 2022

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Even if you don’t ever watch a game, football culture is part of everyday life in the U.S. Since 1920, the NFL has been delighting fans and breaking hearts all over the world. You’ll find football metaphors in pop culture, political speeches, at work, and at home because the structure can apply to nearly every kind of situation.

Impact Cubed Launches EU Regulatory Solution for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

The newly released data and portfolio reports streamline reporting burdens and enable market participants to meet disclosure requirements on Principal Adverse Impact Indicators (PAIs)
Press Release

LONDON, October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Impact Cubed has announced today the launch of its EU Regulatory solution to support the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements. These new rules, intended to counteract greenwashing, require financial market participants to consider sustainability risks and adverse impact factors in the investment process and report on performance.

Innovative Financial Options for Impact Investment Funds Targeting Community Challenges

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by Rick Davis of LOHAS Capital 

Financial fundraising for traditional investment funds is trying under the best of circumstances. The degree of difficulty for social and environmental impact funds seeking investment during uncertain times can be far higher. Nonetheless, there are innovative, albeit less traveled, paths to investment that may be well suited for impact funds.

Engineering Impact

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary actions.
Article

Medtronic was founded with a Mission designed to serve patients, healthcare partners, our employees, and our communities. Today we're delivering innovative healthcare technology, products, and services that improve the lives of two people every second. But we must do more.

Our focus on better outcomes for the world remains constant in the face of evolving global challenges. With 90,000-plus people across 150 countries, we see extraordinary possibilities to further increase our positive impact on some of society’s biggest challenges.

ESG Disclosure Timeline: How to Plan Ahead for 2022

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As sustainability and climate change concerns continue to grow among stakeholders, the need for businesses to become more transparent with their sustainability initiatives is more important than ever.

Community Investing: Tools for These Times

Fueling Transformational Change
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by Donna Katzin, founder of Shared Interest 

Today, in our current political and social environment, the demand to invest in undercapitalized Black and Brown communities resonates with particular urgency – and for good reasons. In the U.S. alone, white families have accumulated seven times more wealth than Black families and five times more than Latinx families, and during the pandemic twice as many Black-owned as white-owned businesses have been forced to close. 

Global Efforts to Tackle Climate Change Challenges - Tune in to COP 26

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (9.30.2021)
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Collaboration – Cooperation – Collective Action: buzz words that really matter today as the nations of the world come together to address a wide range of climate change challenges. Public sector leaders, asset managers, corporate boards and managements, NGOs, activists, scientists, and civic leaders in many nations (developed and developing) will participate and/or tune in to the Glasgow proceedings, which have the potential to dramatically impact strategies, plans and programs of many organizations.

The Next Normal - Path to 2030: VMware Releases 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Press Release

September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - VMware’s 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report highlights the company’s ESG performance over the past fiscal year and showcases its 2030 Agenda – a decade-long ESG commitment to foster a more sustainable, equitable, and secure world.

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