28 Jun 16

The business end of climate change - CDP report

This article was originally posted on CDP's website. 

We established CDP – then the Carbon Disclosure Project – over 15 years ago with a vision that one day businesses would be playing an active leadership role in combating climate change.  Last December’s historic Paris Agreement set an unequivocal new direction for corporate climate action, and today our vision is becoming reality.    

Since Paris, a growing number of major companies around the world have been showing a real commitment to playing their part in decarbonizing the economy. A new report launched today by the We Mean Business Coalition, along with CDP, shows just how significant that business contribution could be.

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Environment , CDP

21 Jun 16

Greenstone: 5 years of enabling non-financial reporting in the legal sector

Last week, the Legal Sustainability Alliance (LSA) – the inclusive movement of legal firms committed to working collaboratively to improve the environmental sustainability of their operations and activities – released its 2016 Annual Report. This report, showcasing best practice in sustainability from UK firms, demonstrates a growing commitment to non-financial reporting in the sector.

Non-financial reporting is becoming an increasingly important part of maintaining competitive advantage in the legal sector. The business case for reporting non-financial data – including sustainability, CSR, health and safety and supply chain - is becoming increasingly stronger. Not only it is being seen as a way to reduce costs, attract new talent and drive business, it is also continues to be seen as fundamental in reducing corporate risk.

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20 Jun 16

Is sustainability reporting lost in the right direction?

Following the release of ACCA's and CDSB's new report, the below article was recently published on the CDSB website.

ACCA & CDSB ask whether the fragmentation of the reporting landscape is resulting in the discipline failing to fulfil its potential.

From the creation of the Michael Bloomberg chaired Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures to the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals, corporate sustainability reporting is finding a new impetus and audiences seeking better information to inform decisions designed to support a more sustainable future.

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13 Jun 16

Non-Financial Reporting Summit - 30th June

Greenstone is holding its Non-Financial Reporting Summit on Thursday 30th June in London. The Summit, held at the newly opened IOM3, will consist of an expert panel discussion with guest speakers exploring the state of non-financial reporting.

This session will then be followed by networking opportunities, with Greenstone clients, partners and business associates, over canapes and refreshments.

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Non-Financial Reporting , Event

1 Jun 16

Greenstone adds H&S incident reporting to its non-financial reporting software

The newest release of Greenstone’s Enterprise software includes a Health and Safety Incident Reporting functionality. Aligned with RIDDOR (UK) and OSHA (US) reporting requirements, Greenstone’s clients can now record all health and safety related occupational incidents such as an accident, disease or dangerous occurrence.

A new addition to the current Health & Safety module, this enhanced functionality will enable organisations to adhere to current legislation and legal frameworks whilst providing greater flexibility of data management and reporting.

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Health & Safety

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