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NRG Energy | Key Issues Assessment Following GRI Framework

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NRG follows the GRI Framework to report on issues of importance to the company and its stakeholders. As part of a re-evaluation of our sustainability strategy, 
in 2013, we engaged a third party to facilitate a formal assessment to determine these key issues. Our initial assessment identified 49 issues as important to stakeholders and the NRG business. Selecting which of these issues to report on then involved a series of internal workshops and fed into the process for feedback received from regular engagement with our external stakeholders (see key issues matrix).

Hundreds Welcome GRI Standards Across Asia

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Asia is ready to take its sustainability reporting to the next level. Venues at the recent GRI Standards launch events in Taiwan, Indonesia and Vietnam were packed with participants, eager to support the move towards quality reporting.  ​

WELL Tip: A Guide to WELL Consulting

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At our WELL AP meet-up in May, we journeyed through the WELL Certification timeline from beginning to end. In addition to providing a deep dive into each step in the WELL Certification process, we debuted new templates and resources crafted to help set our WELL APs up for success in their work.

If you’re a WELL AP or want to know more about the integral role WELL consultants play throughout the WELL Certification process, check out our guide to WELL consulting.

by Melanie Koch, IWBI Technical Solutions
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At our WELL AP meet-up in May, we journeyed through the WELL Certification timeline from beginning to end. In addition to providing a deep dive into each step in the WELL Certification process, we debuted new templates and resources crafted to help set our WELL APs up for success in their work.

If you’re a WELL AP or want to know more about the integral role WELL consultants play throughout the WELL Certification process, check out our guide to WELL consulting.

Launching the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, Helping Business Understand Its Relationship with Nature

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​GENEVA, LONDON, BRUSSELS, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Natural Capital Coalition launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol - the first-ever standardized framework for measuring business impacts and dependencies on nature.

How SME Reporting Will Drive Development in Asia: An Interview with Katrin Ochsenbein

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Sustainability reporting by small and medium business enterprises (SMEs) can have a big economic impact. We talk to Katrin Ochsenbein, to understand the relevance of sustainability reporting in the Swiss approach to economic development cooperation and trade promotion in Asia.​
Katrin is Program Manager in the Trade Promotion Division at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). Here Katrin explains how improving reporting capacity of SMEs will promote sustainable value chains, and help emerging economies leapfrog in their development.

 

Three Ways to Streamline ESG Reporting: Outcomes from WFE and GRI Roundtable

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As environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting establishes a stronghold across markets worldwide, the question is how and to what extent this information is effectively used by investors.​

Collected Insights Offer a Strategic Roadmap for Companies as They Respond to New Global Challenges

A new compendium of data and research guides stronger, more responsive relationship between companies and stakeholders
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NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Further reinforcing trends seen over the last six months, CECP: The CEO Force for Good has drawn together its current research base to develop a series of insights designed to help guide companies as they shape their social strategies, which have gained new global importance given the unique role they are suited to play in this time of sociopolitical uncertainty.

New Report Uncovers Opportunities for Insurers to Create Shared Value

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When you think about insurance companies you likely aren’t thinking about social impact. But at its core, insurance inherently benefits society by protecting individuals and organizations from adverse events and is an enabler of virtually all other sectors. Insurers benefit more than almost any other industry from societal advances however there are still untapped opportunities for the industry to target the societal conditions that most affect their business.

MetLife Ensuring Stability

Risk Management & Governance
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As featured in the MetLife Global Impact 2016 CSR Report 

MetLife’s culture of risk management, ethics and integrity are woven into the fabric of the organization — which means employees at all levels and in all departments take responsibility.

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