NEW YORK, September 21, 2017/3BL Media/ - Business reporting on the impacts and contributions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to become less complex following the launch of a new report – Business Reporting on the SDGs: An Analysis of the Goals and Targets.
Developed by GRI and the United Nations Global Compact, with the support of PwC, as part of a three-year initiative established to encourage and assist corporate reporting on the SDGs, the report aligns with companies’ regular reporting cycles as they work towards their SDG objectives.
The conference hall at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam buzzed with excitement at the 4th International Reporting 3.0 Conference, where “positive maverick” experts gathered to outline an ambitious agenda for triggering the emergence of a regenerative and distributive global economy through reporting, accounting, data, and new business models.
May 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - With the 2017 Reporting 3.0 Conference at KPMG Headquarters in Amsterdam just two weeks away (on May 30-31), we take our next step deeper into the Program after last week’s survey of the first segment of the Conference focused on the Reporting Blueprint. This week, we explore the Conference’s second segment, focused on the Data Blueprint.
Anyone can get cold feet when it comes to migrating to a new software solution or implementing a brand new system to tackle any kind of complex process. Managing corporate philanthropy is no different and based on the stories I’ve heard, people have good reasons to be reluctant to change.
It doesn’t have to be that way, however, and the best way to illustrate that is to share a story about Alaska Airlines.
Extraordinary set of “positive maverick” speakers tackle big challenges in sustainability and integrated reporting
May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - When and how will companies be able to say they have achieved bona fide sustainability? What changes do they need to make in assessing context, materiality, and success measurement? How will they know they’re creating net positive value sustainably, across all the capitals, nested within ecological, social and economic systems? And how can corporate leaders best advocate for regenerative multicapitalism and trigger the emergence of a green, inclusive and open economy?
There’s currently a debate brewing among sustainability and corporate responsibility professionals about the best way to report CSR and environmental information. Is a sustainability report the proper time for storytelling or do readers just want the facts? Truth is, we are often trying to reach multiple (and different audiences) with one report. This year, JetBlue decided to revisit how we report our environmental, social and purpose-driven initiatives.
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Last week, Reporting 3.0 convened a second Working Group Meeting to review the Exposure Draft 2.0 versions of the ReportingBlueprint and Data Blueprint. Paul Hurks of the Dutch Federation of Accountants (NBA) graciously hosted the gathering at the NBA meeting space in Amsterdam. During the two days, Working Group members provided constructive feedback on the Exposure Drafts, focusing particularly on the Recommendations.
It’s that time again—corporate reporting season! Part of this process for many organizations is participating in CDP disclosures. If you’re new to CDP reporting, or aren’t sure if your organization participates, we’ve put together a handy reference guide over on the Antea Group blog to help you out.