13 Mar 19

CDP reporting 2019 – your questions answered

Greenstone and CDP recently delivered a 30-minute webinar on CDP reporting in 2019, how to prepare and some practical advice on how to improve your CDP response. We had quite a few questions during the webinar, so below we have answered them in the hope that it will help other organisations.

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CDP , Frameworks

6 Feb 19

5 key trends for corporate sustainability and reporting in 2019

With 2019 already in full swing, the issue of climate change and the requirement for responsible business and investment is more apparent than ever.

Below, Greenstone explains 5 key trends it sees as shaping the direction of corporate sustainability and reporting for business and investors in 2019.

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Frameworks

17 Sep 18

G4S recognised by leading socially responsible investment index FTSE4Good

G4S, the world’s leading global security company, has been independently assessed and included as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for the second year running.  This inclusion recognises G4S’ strong commitment to social responsibility and to sustainable business practices across the group. 
 
The FTSE4Good index series is a leading socially responsible investment (SRI) indicator developed by FTSE Russell, part of London Stock Exchange Group.  It is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

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FTSE4Good , Frameworks

2 Aug 18

GRI Standards updates – what you need to know

The GRI Standards have recently been revised and updated; specifically, GRI 303: Water and Effluents and GRI 304: Occupational Health and Safety. Here is everything you need to know about these updates.

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GRI , Frameworks

6 Jul 18

Measuring up: How the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

This article was recently published on the UKSSD website.

UKSSD report ‘Measuring up’ shows how the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the first time. And while there’s an enormous amount to celebrate, the most vulnerable people and places in our society are increasingly being left behind.

Measuring up is the most comprehensive review of the current situation in the UK conducted to date. It tells us what is happening in the UK for people, the environment and the economy.

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SDGs , Frameworks

4 Jul 18

CDP reporting 2018 – 6 weeks to go

With only 6 weeks to go until the first deadline for CDP reporting 2018, now is the time to start preparing your response. The new deadlines have now been confirmed by CDP as the following:

  • Climate Change, Forests & Water – August 15, 2018
  • Supply Chain – August 29, 2018

As an accredited CDP partner, Greenstone is providing consultancy support to a number of different organisations to guide them through the CDP reporting 2018 process. Please get in touch, if you would like to find out how Greenstone could help your organisation.

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Environment , CDP , Frameworks

23 Apr 18

Greenstone adds CSR reporting frameworks mapping functionality to its non-financial reporting software

Greenstone has launched a new CSR framework mapping functionality enabling organisations to consolidate reporting frameworks to minimise risk and increase efficiency when reporting against multiple frameworks.

The sustainability and CSR reporting landscape is constantly evolving. Organisations reporting their sustainability and CSR performance can refer to or use a variety of international and national frameworks, such as GRI, TCFD, MSCI, CDP, SASB and DJSI. However, the increasing number of frameworks, and navigating different definitions, deadlines and data requirements, can lead to inefficiencies and inconsistencies for reporting organisations.

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Non-Financial Reporting , Frameworks

16 Apr 18

Greenstone and SustainIt to hold webinar on CSR framework mapping

Greenstone has partnered with leading, global sustainability, EHS and risk data consultancy SustainIt to hold a webinar on “Framework mapping: the future of consolidated sustainability reporting” on Wednesday 2nd May at 3 pm BST.

Companies reporting their positions on sustainability can nowadays refer to or use a variety of international and national frameworks. However, the sustainability reporting landscape can be crowded and confusing for organisations that are constantly tasked with navigating different definitions, deadlines and data requirements.

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Event , Frameworks

10 May 17

Greenstone software completes GRI Standards certification

Greenstone’s non-financial reporting software is one of the first software tools to complete the certification for the implementation of the new GRI Standards content. 

The new Standards were announced by the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) in October 2016 and were officially launched in a series of global events. Developed by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the GRI Standards aim to build on the previous GRI G4 framework to help companies around the world be more transparent in all areas of sustainability and to help organisations contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Non-Financial Reporting , GRI , Frameworks

5 May 17

Business Initiatives Advance SDG Reporting, Engagement

The below article was recently published on the SDG Knowledge Hub. 

The UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have launched the Action Platform for Reporting on the SDGs. The initiative aims to provide a framework for businesses to assess and report on their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), using both the GRI Standards, a sustainability reporting standard, and the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

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GRI , SDGs , Frameworks

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