Center for Ratings Excellence (CORE) Program provides tools for investors and companies to realize value of high-quality sustainability ratings and research
BOSTON, April 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) today announced the launch of its Center for Ratings Excellence (CORE) Program designed to accelerate the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the global financial markets.
For more than a decade, there have been complaints about the endless streams of sustainability related questionnaires that land inside corporations. In the past, complaints primarily came from publicly traded companies, as investment related sustainability indices became the trend.
The TakeAway:Current global activity about “materiality” and “multiple capitals” seek to embed environmental, social, and governance considerations within corporate and investor commitments to accountability and sustainability. But they’re the latest iteration of an ancient ethic waiting to be reborn.
International, Multi-Stakeholder Effort Outlines Three-Part Standard Process
SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) today announced the Beta Version of a set of core Principles as part of an international effort to drive excellence in corporate sustainability ratings, rankings and indices.
The TakeAway:The recent launch of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings seeks to bring some order, quality, and accountability to the diverse and booming growth industry of sustainability ratings and rankings—also a topic of the online "SustyChat3” among experts, occurring this week on the OpenEyeWorld platform.