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25 Jan 22

Larry Fink of BlackRock’s 2022 letter to CEOs – key takeaways

Each year, Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, one of the largest asset management companies worldwide, releases a letter to CEOs. In this blog, we summarise some key points of Larry Fink’s 2022 letter to CEOs.

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Environment , ESG

19 Jan 22

Private Equity Wire Awards shortlisting – Best ESG Solution Provider

We are delighted to announce that Greenstone has been shortlisted in the Private Equity Wire European Awards 2022 in the ‘Best ESG Solution Provider’ category.

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Event , News , ESG , Awards , InvestorPortal

4 Jan 22

Five sustainability, ESG and supply chain trends to watch in 2022

As we welcome in a New Year, the Greenstone team reflects on 2021 and its significance in areas of sustainability, ESG and responsible supply chains. This blog focuses on the top five trends to watch out for in 2022.

 

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Environment , Frameworks , scope 3

13 Jan 22

What does the Net-Zero Standard mean for science-based targets?

The SBTi recently launched the Net-Zero Standard, the world's first framework for corporate net-zero target formulation based on climate research, which has also introduced two new ways of articulating science-based targets: near-term and long-term.
This blog highlights what these new phrases represent and how they connect to more traditional science-based aims.

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Environment , Science-based targets , net zero

16 Dec 21

CDP reporting 2021 scores released

Last week, CDP released the 2021 scores for its Climate Change disclosures. Over 14,000 organisations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2021, including more than 13,000 companies worth over 64% of global market capitalisation, and over 1,100 cities, states and regions.

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CDP , Frameworks

8 Dec 21

The ESG reporting landscape in North America – insights from the UK

Earlier this year, Greenstone opened its first North America office in New York as a result of the significant growth and ongoing momentum it is experiencing in the region. In this blog, we interview David Wynn Greenstone’s Managing Director North America about his journey from the UK to North America and what he is seeing in the ever-evolving ESG reporting landscape.

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Environment , ESG

12 Jan 22

How to report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services guide

Greenstone has published a guide on 'How to report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services guide' designed to help sustainability and ESG professionals accurately measure and report GHG emissions from data centres and cloud services.

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GHG Protocol , Emissions factors , Environment

7 Dec 21

Greenstone sponsors the 2021 Value Reporting Foundation Symposium

Greenstone is proud to be sponsoring the 2021 Value Reporting Foundation Symposium, which will be held virtually on December 6-7, following the success of the long-running IIRC Conference and SASB Symposium.

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Event , Environment

15 Dec 21

IFRS announces International Sustainability Standards Board at COP26

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) was officially launched by the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation today at the COP26 climate conference. As a SASB Materiality Map® and full standards licensee, Greenstone is pleased to share this landmark announcement regarding the future of centralised and universally uniform sustainability-related corporate disclosure. 

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Event , Frameworks , SASB

15 Dec 21

SASB and CDSB release TCFD Good Practice Handbook

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have released the TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) Good Practice Handbook.

Following the release of the TCFD Implementation Guide in May 2019, this handbook provides real-world examples of TCFD reporting to help companies better understand how they can more effectively communicate with investors about the financially material climate-related risks and opportunities they face.

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TCFD , Frameworks