19 Jan 23

Greenstone to attend the NASRS23 Summit in Austin, Texas

Greenstone’s North American team will be attending the North American Sustainability & Responsibility Summit (NASRS) in Austin, Texas on Jan 31 - Feb 1 2023. This event is designed and built to bring together the “who’s who” of Sustainability, CSR, and EHS leaders from across a wide range of industries and organisations to network, benchmark, learn and share with one another.

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Event , Environment

17 Jan 23

Interview with Paramount Global - our ESG reporting journey so far

CDP recently published the following interview article on its website. In this interview, we speak to Jessica Thurston, VP of ESG Strategy at Paramount Global about the strong influence of the media and entertainment industry and the significance of Paramount’s evolving ESG strategy. Jessica also gives some helpful advice to companies thinking of reporting for the first time to CDP and explains how Greenstone's partnership has strengthened Paramount's ESG reporting through reliable and consistent data. 

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Environment , ESG

12 Jan 23

5 ESG reporting trends to look out for in 2023

With 2023 already in full swing, the Greenstone team looks back at the past year in relation to ESG, sustainability and supply chain reporting. There is no doubt that it was a significant year for business and ESG and we anticipate that 2023 will be no different, with greater demand for transparency and accountability. Below we have highlighted five key ESG reporting trends to look out for in 2023.

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Environment , ESG

10 Jan 23

CDP scores for 2022 - a summary

In mid-December, CDP released the 2022 scores for its Climate Change, Forests and Water Security disclosures. CDP is a leading carbon disclosure framework encouraging companies to disclose information regarding a multitude of factors across the sustainability sphere including emissions reduction and targets, risks and opportunities, and supply chain sustainability. In 2022, nearly 15,000 companies, with a collective worth of over US$11 trillion, submitted a response to CDP.

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Environment , CDP


13 Dec 22

What are the SASB Standards?

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) was founded in 2011 as a not-for-profit, independent standards-setting organisation. SASB’s mission was to establish and maintain industry-specific standards that assist companies in disclosing financially material, decision-useful sustainability information to investors.

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Frameworks , SASB

7 Dec 22

Preparing for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

The European Council has formally adopted the EU Sustainability Reporting Directive CSRD. It captures significantly more companies than previous EU regulations have and introduces new mandatory standards. Some non-EU businesses will also be affected. Below we highlight some of the key details to help companies captured under the regulation prepare:

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28 Nov 22

Key ESG takeaways from the Responsible Investment Forum Europe

Greenstone attended the recent Responsible Investment Forum in London. Co-hosted with PRI, the Responsible Investment Forum is the longest-running private equity (PE) event focused on bringing together fund managers, institutional investors, and expert advisors to discuss ESG issues across alternative asset classes.

Below we identify four key themes during the event:

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23 Nov 22

The outcomes of COP27 and what they mean for business

Over the past two weeks, Egypt hosted the 27th UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP27). The event took place at a resort in Sharm El-Sheikh from November 6th to the 18th. It brought together over 30,000 policymakers, activists, and scientists with the goal of pushing global and national commitments toward a more sustainable future.

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10 Nov 22

Measuring ESG and carbon performance across your portfolio | Guide

Greenstone has published a guide on 'Measuring ESG and carbon performance across your portfolio'. This guide aims to act as an advisory tool for Private Equity (PE) firms that are looking at measuring and reporting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across their portfolio.

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Environment , InvestorPortal