The new and evolving metrics that are helping expand the way businesses create, quantify, manage and report their impacts, and the value they deliver.
Transformational ESG goals seek to make changes across companies’ entire value chain and even society. But in a recent review of 50 of the Fortune 250
companies, incremental ESG goals are still the norm.
Alliance founded by eight international companies — including BASF, Deutsche Bank and SAP — to create a standard for measuring and disclosing the real value companies provide to society.
I hope that by now we are more than clear on what we can and need to do about our dwindling carbon budget. If you are not thinking ‘science-based targets’, you really need to catch up — keep reading.
Cross-Posted from Supply Chain.
By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.
Cross-Posted from Business Case.
Many companies are intrigued about setting science-based targets, yet are unsure about what this means in practice. So, we spoke to South Pole's Charles Henderson to learn more.
Higg Co. will provide the trusted technology industry needs to be able to implement the Higg Index at scale; while the SAC will continue to focus on driving sustainability measurement and improvements in the apparel, footwear and textile industry.
With 65% of the Caribbean’s reefs generating tourism dollars, the study reveals
an opportunity for tourism-associated businesses — such as cruise lines,
airlines and hotels — to work together to protect the region’s environmental health.
***With scores of companies embracing science-based climate targets, we look at
what it takes to set these goals and apply the approach to the biggest
environmental and social risks across the business.***
**It's time for a *reverse* materiality assessment — rather than trying to divine what matters most by forecasting from the unsustainable present, we must prioritize by back-casting from the sustainable future.**
***By generating carbon-intensity data for each product, CoClear was able to identify industry trends, as well as track product performance improvements along value chains.***
***Look at it as a tool with which to solve the underlying puzzles posed by the sustainability challenge.***
Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment.
**New step-by-step guide from Natural Capital Finance Alliance builds on launch of web-based tool, ENCORE, in November.**