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WEBINAR | Schneider Electric to Host Deep-Dive Discussion About Science-Based Targets with WWF and HP

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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What are Science-Based targets?

Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined pathway to future-proof growth by specifying how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Today more than 300 companies have committed to setting targets in line with climate science under the Science-Based Targets Initiative.

According to CDP, nearly 1,200 companies aim to have set SBTs in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2019.

2017 in Review: Making the SDGs a Reality Through Sustainability Reporting

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This year has been challenging for sustainability in many respects, but there have also been exciting developments in the sustainability reporting landscape. In this short series, we look back at GRI’s efforts, and at what 2018 has in store.

2017 in Review: The GRI Sustainability Standards One Year On

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This year has been challenging for sustainability in many respects, but there have also been exciting developments in the sustainability reporting landscape. In this short series, we look back at GRI’s efforts, and at what 2018 has in store.

GRI Reporters’ Summit North America: Learn, Master, Lead

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Sustainability professionals encounter many challenges on their reporting journey. How do you get started? What guidance should you follow, what are your material topics and how can you best engage your stakeholders? And how do you take bold steps to lead emerging trends in reporting and transparency?

WBCSD Sustain Newsletter | Our New CEO Guide and Your Last Chance for Factor10

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To fulfil the ambitions of the Paris Agreement we need a much wider view of the economy, one which incorporates environmental, social and governance-related factors and rewards companies that do so. To help CEOs to achieve this, we have published the CEO Guide to climate-related financial disclosures.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | A Deep-dive Into Water: Resolving a Global Crisis

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With the world on the precipice of a water crisis, what do we need to do to better manage this precious natural resource? And what role can business play? To discuss this, I’m joined by Henk Ovink, the Netherland’s Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Diane Holdorf, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP at Kellogg’s, and Tatiana Fedotova, The World Business Council’s Water Director.

Case Study: Reporting as a Means to an End – Sustainable Development

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We talked to Mark Harper, Sustainable Development Manager at Swire Pacific, about the challenges and benefits a conglomerate faces with their reporting process.​

Be on Stage at the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit!

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It’s that time of year again – the Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's popular Storytellers speaking opportunities and the NEW for 2018, Solutions Salons. Each year Summit attendees join over 400 leaders from companies, nonprofits, and governments to start innovating the real business solutions that our world urgently needs.

Corporate Leadership, Social Progress

Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
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As the wild ride of 2017 comes to an end, we reflect on a year that was replete with loss and pain, but also a year when leading corporations have stepped up on major social issues.

Through CECP’s collaboration with 200+ companies, hundreds of monthly inquiries and discussions, proprietary surveys, and conversations with leading experts and on-the-ground practitioners, we see six trends as companies lead during these uncertain times.

Benchmarking Reporting: GRI’s New Service Reveals Trends and Opportunities

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There is a lot to consider when you are preparing for your next reporting cycle: you might be structuring your stakeholder engagement process, looking at your materiality assessment and engaging people throughout the organization. It’s also valuable to understand how your reporting compares to what your peers are doing in your industry, country and region.​

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