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.
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.
A new compendium of data and research guides stronger, more responsive relationship between companies and stakeholders
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.
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.
Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.
New program "Sustainable Trade and Investment through Reporting" starts in June
Starting in June, GRI and Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) are launching a new program, ‘Sustainable Trade and Investment through Reporting’ in the Indo-Pacific (STIR Indo-Pacific). The program will target five developing countries in Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
Driving purposeful change through Creating Shared Value would not be possible without the dedication of our 51,000 employees across the U.S. Throughout our 2016 CSV report, we highlight employees whose jobs directly impact and influence the implementation of our commitment to society- the faces of Nestlé.