The non-financial, ESG, and sustainability reporting landscape is constantly evolving. Businesses reporting their sustainability performance can refer to or use a variety of international and national frameworks, standards and guidelines such as CDP, GRI, SASB, TCFD, DJSI and the SDGs (to name a few). Get the latest industry updates and learn more about the available sustainability and ESG frameworks and standards to support your company's reporting here.
Our team of industry professionals has put together this page which covers the difference between Frameworks and Standards, plus a summary of all the common ones, to help you make the right decision for your business needs.
Learn more about how Greenstone enables its software clients to use the SASB framework when reporting on their Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) impacts and risks.
As a SASB Materiality Map® and full standards licensee, Greenstone is pleased to share this landmark announcement regarding the future of centralised and universally uniform sustainability-related corporate disclosure.
The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have released the TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures) Good Practice Handbook.
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) officially announced their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation. This merger is providing a comprehensive suite of tools to assess, manage and communicate value.
Greenstone’s webinar on the 'SASB standards & how they link to other ESG reporting frameworks' was a 30-minute session, with a guest speaker from SASB. As it was very well-attended, we had some interesting questions. In this blog, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions on the topic.
In this webinar, Greenstone and a guest speaker from SASB will discuss the ever-evolving ESG reporting landscape, the challenges of reporting against multiple frameworks and how the SASB Standards provide linkages between TCFD and many other frameworks.
Greenstone has integrated the SASB Standards into its award-winning sustainability and ESG software solutions. In partnership with SASB, Greenstone now licenses the SASB metrics, topics and technical protocols to enable its clients to use the SASB framework when reporting on their ESG impacts and risks.
Learn more about how Greenstone enables its clients to align their reporting with the TCFD recommendations through its software solutions and support services.
This free 30-minute webinar gives an introduction to the TCFD recommendations. It also covers key takeaways from the TCFD 2019 status report, what TCFD guidance means for company reporting, and finally practical tips on how to start aligning current disclosures with TCFD recommendations.
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recently published their fifth annual status report. This report reflects on milestones related to the implementation of the TCFD recommendations since they were released in 2017 and other encouraging developments in climate-related disclosure since their last report in October 2021. This is a summary of the key takeaways from the TCFD annual Status Report.
In this webinar, Greenstone and CDP put the spotlight on disclosing climate change risks and opportunities and discuss the alignment between frameworks and how organisations are using software to manage this disclosure.
This webinar that covers: An overview of the TCFD recommendations, key takeaways from the TCFD 2021 status report, the growing investor demand for accurate climate and ESG disclosure, how to report climate risks and opportunities, as well as the importance of disclosing Scope 3 emissions.
Chaired by Michael Bloomberg, the TCFD has released a voluntary framework of recommendations that incorporate sustainability considerations into financial disclosures.
Greenstone recently held a webinar on 'TCFD disclosure – where to start and how to align it with other frameworks'. We had a number of great questions during and following Greenstone’s webinar on TCFD disclosure held earlier this month so we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked TCFD questions.
Since TCFD's establishment in 2015, their recommendations have had a great influence in catalysing momentum for corporate sustainability action. In this blog, we delve into the main objectives of the TCFD recommendations and how they are aligned with CDP.
Learn more about how through Greenstone’s sustainability software solution, users can streamline data collection and gather, manage and report data to help them understand their contributions to all 17 of the UNSDGs.
In a recent report published by PwC, 67% of Private Equity (PE) firms said the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are relevant to their investments. This is compared to only 38% when surveyed in 2016.
Greenstone and GRI’s recently held a webinar on ‘Aligning global sustainability frameworks – the role of software in mapping data’. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions, plus some helpful resources.
KPMG released its 11th edition of the KPMG Survey of Sustainability Reporting this week. The 2020 survey focuses on four key aspects of sustainability reporting. This is a summary of the key findings of the survey.
Learn more about how Greenstone enables its clients to report using the GRI Standards through its award-winning software and services.
he GRI standards are a modular system and consist of three series of standards; revised Universal Standards, new Sector Standards, adapted Topic Standards. This blog aims to provide a better understanding of what these standards mean for business as well as highlight the main updates that took place.
GRI and SASB released 'A Practical Guide to Sustainability Reporting Using GRI and SASB Standards'. This guide shares the results of joint research from GRI and SASB, where they explore the experiences of companies that use the two sets of standards together to fulfil their reporting needs.
Learn more about Greenstone and UNGC. Greenstone has been a participant of the UN Global Compact since 2013 and reports its commitment to the UN Global Compact Guiding Principles through its annual Communication on Progress (COP).
Greenstone has published its annual Communication on Progress (COP) to the UN Global Compact. With this Annual Report, Greenstone continues to demonstrate its commitment to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of our company.
Greenstone has published its annual Communication on Progress (COP) to the UN Global Compact. Through this COP report, Greenstone reaffirms its commitment to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of its company.
Greenstone recently submitted its annual Communication on Progress (COP) to the UN Global Compact. Through this COP report, Greenstone reaffirms its commitment to making the UN Global Compact and its principles part of the strategy, culture and day-to-day operations of its company.
Learn more about how Greenstone’s team of sustainability experts can help you to interpret the SECR guidance to determine whether or not you need to report to SECR, and then formulate a plan for how to comply.
This 30-minute webinar gives a brief introduction to the SECR regulations. Covering topics such as what exactly needs to be reported and how, top tips on how to prepare your organisation for reporting and finally how can Greenstone’s Enterprise software can help you comply with SECR.
The sustainability disclosure landscape can be duplicative and confusing to navigate for reporting companies. Collaboration to enable companies to use both sets of standards together and understand how to communicate sustainability performance data to stakeholders is a positive move.