Transparency CSR News

Q&A with Deutsche Börse: Transparency Is the Foundation for Responsible Investing

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Deutsche Börse is an international provider of capital markets infrastructure and one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. We spoke with Kristina Jeromin, Head of Group Sustainability, who told us about the company’s efforts to drive progress and innovation in sustainable finance and the role of sustainability reporting in long-term oriented investing.​

How Barclays Helps Fund Crucial Social and Environmental Progress

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In 2017 Barclays helped clients raise £31.7bn across a range of social and environmental segments.

The challenge: Access to financing is necessary to fund crucial social and environmental infrastructure, whilst giving us opportunities in growing markets.

Barclays Releases 2017 ESG Report: Positioned for Growth, Sharing and Success

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The Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report provides additional information on key non-financial topics and forms part of the Barclays PLC Annual Report suite. This Report should be read in conjunction with the Annual Report.

New GRI Service to Improve CSR Report Quality

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GRI’s new Disclosure Review Service provides companies with feedback to help improve the quality of sustainability reports – both now and for future reporting cycles. 

Explaining the Complex: Putting the Best Available Evidence Into the Hands of Decision Makers

Researchers are co-developing ways of ensuring scientific data and information is useable by the people who need it
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We all know the basic concept of supply and demand in economics, which makes sense in most settings: the more demand for something, the more supply is needed to meet it. Put the spotlight on scientific research and the relationship between supply and demand becomes a bit skewed. The suppliers (researchers and scientists) are often completely disconnected from the demand side, which can consist of anyone from policy makers to farmers.

Companies Show Signs of Progress, but New Ceres Analysis Calls for More Action on Sustainability Commitments

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February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new interactive web-based analysis released today by Ceres examines how more than 600 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. are responding to urgent calls to act on climate change and other sustainability threats, such as water pollution and scarcity, and human rights abuses, and positioning themselves for success in a world shaped by these unprecedented environmental and social challenges. 

GRI Standards Now Available in Simplified Chinese

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Hundreds of GRI reporters are now working in Chinese-speaking regions, and their numbers continue to grow. To support their work, GRI is launching its Simplified Chinese Translation of the GRI Standards, in time for the next reporting cycle.​

Building the Business Case for Sustainability: Impactful CSR Through Cross-Functional Teamwork

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Symantec, a U.S. computer software company puts materiality at the heart of their corporate responsibility work. We spoke to Debra McLaughlin, Sr. Manager, Corporate Responsibility at Symantec, who told us about how the company uses sustainability reporting to address its sustainability challenges and to communicate initiatives that create shared value.

Sustainable Products Help Drive Mohawk Sales in Q4

Company posts ‘our best results for the period in history,’ record fiscal year
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by Cecile B. Corral

Proprietary recycled fiber-made carpets and rugs were a highlight for Mohawk Industries during its fourth quarter.

New Indicators in the SDG Compass

Tools available for more meaningful sustainability reporting
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Understanding how companies contribute to solving the great issues of our time, like combatting poverty, acting on climate action, and supporting sustainable cities and communities is crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But showing how companies are addressing the issues of the day is not always so straightforward.

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