Ralph Thurm

Ralph Thurm is tagged in 14 stories.
#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There
#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There

New Metrics / Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 1 year ago

Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality
Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality

New Metrics / This week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 1 year ago

Closing the Context Gap: How Companies Can Transform Degeneration to Regeneration
Closing the Context Gap: How Companies Can Transform Degeneration to Regeneration

New Metrics / Part Seven in a 10-Part Series by Reporting 3.0. See previous parts below. 0.3 percent — a mere 31 of 9,000. - 2 years ago

Integral Thinking and True Materiality Define Trust, Innovation, Resilience (Part 6)
Integral Thinking and True Materiality Define Trust, Innovation, Resilience (Part 6)

New Metrics / This is the final part of a 6-part series about integral thinking and true materiality. It proposes a new impetus to develop reporting that is able to serve the idea of a green & inclusive economy. - 3 years ago

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Integral Thinking & True Materiality, Part 5: Scalability Opportunities Define the Size of Impact
Integral Thinking & True Materiality, Part 5: Scalability Opportunities Define the Size of Impact

New Metrics / This is part 5 of a 6-part series about integral thinking and true materiality. It proposes a new impetus to develop reporting that is able to serve the idea of a green & inclusive economy. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. - 3 years ago

Integral Thinking, Part 4: Defining Success Leads to True Value Creation
Integral Thinking, Part 4: Defining Success Leads to True Value Creation

New Metrics / This is part 4 of a 6-part series about integral thinking and true materiality. It proposes a new impetus to develop reporting that is able to serve the idea of a green & inclusive economy. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. - 3 years ago

Integral Thinking and True Materiality, Part 3: Purpose Definition Defines Connectedness
Integral Thinking and True Materiality, Part 3: Purpose Definition Defines Connectedness

New Metrics / This is Part 3 of a 6-part series about integral thinking and true materiality. It proposes a new impetus to develop reporting that is able to serve the idea of a green & inclusive economy. Read Part 1 and Part 2. - 3 years ago

The Need for Integral Thinking and True Materiality
The Need for Integral Thinking and True Materiality

New Metrics / This is part 2 of a 6-part series about integral thinking and true materiality. It proposes a new impetus to develop reporting that is able to serve the idea of a green & inclusive economy. Part 1 can be found here.Those of us who have been working in the areas of corporate sustainability and integrated reporting struggle to reconcile the gap between our aspirations for a world we envision, and the current world that falls short of sustainability and integration. More precisely, some of the following aspects have also led to the raison d’être of the three initiatives that I presented in Part 1. Here are the most important ones: - 3 years ago

'Integral Thinking and True Materiality': An Introduction
'Integral Thinking and True Materiality': An Introduction

New Metrics / If 2015 was the year that inspired new hope in sustainability with the publication of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the success of COP21, 2016 is the year the rubber needs to hit the road when it comes to implementation and impact. So rather than add to the end-of-year 10-best-of-this-and-that listing stampede, instead I’ve created a 6-piece series summarizing essential learnings from 2015 to focus priorities and actions for 2016.*Reflecting on 2015, my own work focused on front-end developments needed in three interlinked areas: - 3 years ago

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New Metrics / This is the fourth and final installment of a series covering crucial sustainability reporting issues on materiality, sustainability context, comparability and stakeholder inclusiveness. - 5 years ago

Comparability of Sustainability Information — Slaughtered on the Altar of Materiality?
Comparability of Sustainability Information — Slaughtered on the Altar of Materiality?

New Metrics / This is the third in a four-part series by Ralph Thurm and Nick De Ruiter examining Sustainability Context. - 5 years ago

The Mindset Gap in Addressing Sustainability Context
The Mindset Gap in Addressing Sustainability Context

New Metrics / This is the third in a four-part series by Ralph Thurm and Nick De Ruiter examining Sustainability Context. - 5 years ago

The Sudden Materiality Shock
The Sudden Materiality Shock

New Metrics / This is the first in a four-part series by Ralph Thurm and Nick De Ruiter examining Sustainability Context.Spring 2014 seems to be the moment in time where Materiality suddenly appeared on the screen of corporate sustainability reporters. At least one could wonder why, within a couple of weeks, countless workshops popped up around the world, webcasts were announced and books were published just on this one single issue of the sustainability reporting agenda. One author even declared a calm "war on Materiality." But wait a minute — the issue of defining what is material in sustainability reports isn't new, so what's the reason for this sudden shake-up? - 5 years ago

Elephants in the Glass House: Contextualizing Sustainability and Integrated Reporting
Elephants in the Glass House: Contextualizing Sustainability and Integrated Reporting

New Metrics / Cutting the fluff out of reporting by looking at some of the root causes of sustainability challenges may help stakeholders to better understand in how far the majority of companies are part of the problem or can be part of the solution to human survival. - 6 years ago

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