SB'21: New Speakers. New Sessions!

Bill Baue

Senior Director
Reporting 3.0 (R3)

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A Truer Measure of Economic Well-Being? Replacing GDP with GPI, Part One
A Truer Measure of Economic Well-Being? Replacing GDP with GPI, Part One

New Metrics / The chorus decrying the shortcomings of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of economic well-being has been rising, crescendoing recently with the release of the report by Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Amartya Sen commissioned by then French President Nicholas Sarkozy. Here in the US, states such as Maryland and Vermont are beginning to adopt an alternative to GDP: the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). - 7 years ago

Reality Check: Climate Counts Launches World's First Science-Based Carbon Rating
Reality Check: Climate Counts Launches World's First Science-Based Carbon Rating

New Metrics / On Tuesday at the New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference, Climate Counts will present initial findings of the first-ever science-based rating of corporate carbon emissions. The study, conducted by Center for Sustainable Organizations (CSO) Executive Director Mark McElroy and Bill Baue, applies CSO's Context-Based Carbon Metric, which compares company carbon emissions to science-based targets. - 7 years ago

Science-Based Carbon Targets: G4 Falters, GHG Protocol Moves Forward
Science-Based Carbon Targets: G4 Falters, GHG Protocol Moves Forward

Marketing and Comms / "Basing your decision to have a greenhouse gas emissions target on the fact that climate science has identified a problem, and then to turn around and set a target that doesn't reflect what that science says, for us is incongruous." That’s what Kevin Rabinovitch, global sustainability director at Mars, the privately held food and beverage company, - 8 years ago

G4 Revamps Materiality While Staying True to Its Roots
G4 Revamps Materiality While Staying True to Its Roots

New Metrics / If the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) created a semantic “heat map” of the most-used terms at its Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting this week, Materiality would win hands-down. - 8 years ago

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Crossing Thresholds: From Fossil Fuel Divestment to Sustainable Investment
Crossing Thresholds: From Fossil Fuel Divestment to Sustainable Investment

New Metrics / Three cheers to Bill McKibben and 350.org for raising much-needed awareness through their campaign urging university endowments and pension funds to divest from fossil fuel-producing companies. - 8 years ago

GRI’s G4 Exposure Draft Undermines Sustainable Global Economy
GRI’s G4 Exposure Draft Undermines Sustainable Global Economy

New Metrics / We’re scratching our heads over the Global Reporting Initiative’s recent release of the Exposure Draft of Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. - 9 years ago

GRI and Sustainability Context: Explain It Like We’re Four
GRI and Sustainability Context: Explain It Like We’re Four

New Metrics / “Now, explain it to me like I’m a four year old,” says Denzel Washington to Tom Hanks in the 1993 film Philadelphia. We pose this same question to the Global Reporting Initiative, the standard-setter for sustainability reporting. - 9 years ago

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