Bahar Gidwani

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Do some states attract more progressive companies while others receive investment from companies who are thought to be less socially progressive?  If so, why might this occur?

Implementing SASB - A Role for Regulators and Industry Associations

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This is part 3 of a 3-part series on Implementing SASB.
 

In my last two posts, I showed that two dissimilar industries may have a similar lack of preparedness to disclose material sustainability-related information to investors.  In order to conform to the guidance set out in SASB’s standards, the Metals & Mining (M&M) and Apparel, Accessories, & Footwear (AA&F) will need to collect large quantities of new data or reshape existing data streams.

Implementing SASB – Aspirational Goals

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This is part 2 of a 3-part series on Implementing SASB.

In my last post, I started contrasting and comparing the readiness to follow SASB guidance for two industries: Metals & Mining (M&M) and Apparel, Accessories, & Footwear (AA&F).  Based on the higher rate of reporting in AA&F, we would consider that industry more highly “evolved” as far as sustainability reporting, than M&M.

Implementing SASB - Two Industry Examples

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This is part 1 of a 3-part series on Implementing SASB.

The Relationship Between Corporate Sustainability and Human Development

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A number of years ago, CSRHub showed that its measures of corporate sustainability correlate with the level of development of countries. For that study, we used the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI). We found a correlation of 28% for 27 developed countries, but poor correlation with human conditions in less developed countries.

What’s Next for ESG Metrics?

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Several groups have written predictions about the future course of the Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) measurement space.  We’ve seen stories about the importance of millennials (as both customers and employees), a sense that carbon tracking is finally an accepted part of corporate life, and that companies must watch out for a range of new legal and regulatory issues.

CSRHub and Bloomberg - Part 2

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Part 2 of a 2-part series

Bloomberg ESG and CSRHub Benchmark - Part 1

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Part 1 of a 2-part series

Sustainability professionals spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of time developing and managing their sustainability programs.  Most dread the almost inevitable question from their manager or their manager’s manager—”How are we performing relative to our peers?  Where are we doing well and where do we need to improve?”  The iCompli CSRHub ESG Metrics Brief is designed to make it easy to answer these questions in a fact-based and authoritative way.

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