25 Jul 16

Countdown to EU NFR Directive day

This article was originally published on Financier Worldwide

With the implementation date of the EU’s Non-Financial Reporting (NFR) Directive now less than six months away, effective as of 1 January 2017, companies across the EU-28 that fall within its scope are preparing themselves for its arrival.

In a nutshell, Directive 2014/95/EU, amending Directive 2013/34/EU, requires certain companies – i.e., public and private companies of a certain size, as determined by number of employees (upwards of 500), balance sheet total and revenues – to disclose to authorities information relating to policies, risks and outcomes as regards environmental matters, social and employee aspects, respect for human rights, anticorruption and bribery issues and boardroom diversity.

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Non-Financial Reporting , Reporting Guidance , Environment

19 Jul 16

GRI publish Greenstone’s Event Footprint report

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) recently published the event footprint of its 5th GRI Global Conference held in May. Earlier this year, Greenstone was selected as the Event Footprint Partner for the event and collected data before, during and after the event to calculate an accurate footprint.

Using its Enterprise software solution, Greenstone calculated the carbon footprint of the 3-day conference held at the RAI Exhibition and Congress Centre in Amsterdam.  To measure the environmental impacts of the conference, the carbon footprint includes carbon emissions associated with use of the venue, attendees traveling to and from the event and the logistics involved. This includes:

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GRI G4 , Environment , Event Footprinting

15 Jul 16

5 steps to managing your supplier compliance

With the results of the State of Supplier Management 2016 survey in mind, Greenstone has outlined five key steps to help you shape your supplier due diligence process and understand risk and compliance in the supply chain.

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13 Jul 16

Infographic - State of Supplier Management 2016

We asked 1000 senior decision makers from mid-to-large organisations about the perception of supply chain risk and due diligence at their organisation, the drivers for collecting supplier information and key factors in shaping their supplier engagement programmes.

Below are some of the key findings in an infographic:

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Supplier Compliance , Supplier Management , SupplierPortal

12 Jul 16

albert shares sustainability tool with NTR in The Netherlands

Bafta’s albert is sharing its carbon calculator with Dutch Public Service Broadcaster NTR as part of a wider initiative to make its sustainability tools widely available to broadcasters and producers around the world.

The albert carbon calculator, developed with software provider Greenstone, enables TV companies to measure the carbon impact of moving image production. 

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5 Jul 16

State of Supplier Management 2016

In the current non-financial reporting landscape there is a heightened focus on understanding your supply chain. As a result, organisations are increasingly evaluating the performance of their suppliers against a wide spectrum of non-financial criteria and monitoring the associated risks.

In order to better understand what is driving this behaviour and how companies are identifying and mitigating supply chain risk, Greenstone conducted the State of Supplier Management 2016 survey.

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Supplier Compliance , Supplier Data , Supplier Management , SupplierPortal , supplychain

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