Blog

2 Aug 22

5 things to look for in sustainability reporting software

Sustainability reporting involves data, data and more data. The demand for greater transparency, accurate and reliable information and continuous monitoring against targets is growing. With reporting requirements constantly increasing, a huge volume of data needs to be collected, managed and reported across an organisation. 

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Environment

19 Jul 22

Three stages of corporate Scope 3 reporting & primary data collection

Measuring and reducing Scope 3 emissions (GHG emissions associated with the value chain) has become a key area of environmental reporting for most companies. With a surge in the setting of ambitious science-based and net-zero targets, and the increased pressure from investors, regulators and customers, prioritising Scope 3 emissions has never been as important.

Greenstone recently held a webinar on Scope 3 reporting . This article presents a practical case study on how companies are approaching the Scope 3 reporting journey and the common three stages we are seeing the vast majority of our clients, across all industries and all sizes of organisations, go through when it comes to Scope 3 reporting. Read the full blog

SupplierPortal , scope 3

11 Jul 22

How to address supply chain risk – the risk management journey

Despite growing stakeholder pressure, many companies still do not have an understanding of the compliance, potential risks and impacts of their supply chain. We believe that companies are on an ever-maturing supplier management journey. The ultimate goal of this journey is to integrate sustainable supplier management across their business, in order to create more transparent, responsible and risk-free supply chains.

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SupplierPortal

7 Jul 22

Fujitsu releases Global Sustainability Transformation Report 2022

Last week, Fujitsu released its Global Sustainability Transformation Survey Report 2022 – ‘Accelerating sustainability with a digital-first approach’. This survey analyses key challenges and critical success factors of sustainability transformation and makes important recommendations for the future.

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Environment

4 Jul 22

Understanding EU's Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

In February 2022, the European Commission issued its proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD), aiming to encourage ethical and sustainable business practices throughout all global value chains. These new regulations will provide companies with legal security and increase transparency for investors and consumers.

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SupplierPortal , CSDD

16 Jun 22

Key takeaways on the SEC's new proposal & FAQs

Since the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposal in March 2022, public companies are expecting to begin reporting their carbon emissions and reductions progress alongside their financial results. Greenstone is covering the progress of the proposal and has produced a series of resources on what to look out for ahead of the final vote.

This blog covers the key takeaways on the SEC's new proposal, the answers to some frequently asked questions and how Greenstone’s software can help start preparations.

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Environment , SEC

14 Jun 22

Greenstone Investor ESG solution wins prestigious private equity award

Greenstone has been announced the winner of the ´Technology: ESG´ award at The Drawdown Awards ceremony. The Drawdown Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within private capital fund operations.

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Environment , Awards , InvestorPortal

6 Jun 22

Four tips to Optimise Your CDP Score

At the unprecedented rate at which climate change is happening, more and more companies are starting to act with urgency. CDP disclosure is driving corporate transparency and helping to guide, incentivise and assess climate action. In 2021, a record-breaking 13,000+ companies representing over 64% of global market capitalization disclosed through CDP – 35% more than 2020, and over 141% more than when the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015.

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CDP , Frameworks

InvestorPortal , SEC

23 May 22

Understanding the SEC’s new carbon disclosure recommendations

In March 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a new proposal for public companies to begin reporting their carbon emissions and reductions progress alongside their financial results.

These SEC rules aim to make corporate sustainability reporting more common, consistent, and standardised like financial accounting and reporting, similar to the recent EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) in Europe.

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Environment , SEC