One of the most popular employee volunteering activities (when it is allowed) is working with animals. The human-animal bond is a powerful aspect of our history. Yet it can be a sticky topic when it comes to employee volunteering for a variety of reasons.
Efforts by various international organizations to develop common global sustainability reporting standards continue to run into roadblocks, as different groups propose diverging approaches and methodologies to enhance ESG disclosure.
As reported by Responsible Investor (link below in our Top Stories), the G7 Impact Taskforce that was created in July (under the UK’s presidency of the G7), recently commented about reporting standards being developed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), an even newer group launched at COP26 in Glasgow.
Our annual in-depth review of corporate sustainability / ESG reporting trends is here and available for your reading. In our 2021 report, you will find detailed analysis of the reporting trends of the S&P 500® Index and Russell 1000® Index companies, which shows that ESG reporting is increasingly being adopted by mid-cap companies.
GLASGOW, Scotland, November 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - This week the COP26 news reports coming out of this city seem to be everywhere. The Conference of the Parties (“COP”) is the annual gathering sponsored by the United Nations (this is the 26th) of world leaders in public, private and social sectors, coming together to debate and decide on the future path of the global society’s efforts to address climate change challenges.
The gathering of the family of nations in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 (the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference) is drawing near. There is an increasing flow of news and opinion related to the big event as the UN, almost 200 sovereign governments, NGOs, corporations, and other constituencies announce a widening range of developments related to the coming summit.
If you’ve noticed apathy, frustration or disengagement among your employee volunteers, congratulations! It means you’re paying attention. (Also…rest assured that you’re not alone!) If you can get curious about your volunteers’ negative emotions (instead of being annoyed, tempting though it may be), you have an opportunity to identify what’s not working about the experience – the first step in turning it around.