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Quantifying and Evidencing Impact – Kering, HSBC, World Benchmarking Alliance and More

Press Release

August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - There’s increasing pressure on companies to provide verifiable evidence of positive impact and, where possible, quantifiable success. Companies are tasked with identifying meaningful data points, educating the business on the need to demonstrate trusted impact metrics and benchmark social and environmental impacts against peers.

At the recent Responsible Business Summit Europe, Ethical Corporation hosted two in-depth sessions that looked to provide actionable ideas covering these topics:

Quantifying and Evidencing Impact – Kering, HSBC, World Benchmarking Alliance and More

Article

There’s increasing pressure on companies to provide verifiable evidence of positive impact and, where possible, quantifiable success. Companies are tasked with identifying meaningful data points, educating the business on the need to demonstrate trusted impact metrics and benchmark social and environmental impacts against peers.
 
At the recent Responsible Business Summit Europe, Ethical Corporation hosted two in-depth sessions that looked to provide actionable ideas covering these topics:
 

Palm Oil in the Spotlight: HSBC Stops Lending to Companies Involved in Deforestation

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HSBC recently pledged to cut ties with companies connected to deforestation for palm oil in major production zones. The decision followed a report from Greenpeace that highlighted HSBC’s connection with palm oil companies involved in the destruction of rainforests.

Corporate Leaders will Join Together to Engage in Ideas to Solve Societal Challenges

CECP’s Annual Summit Convenes a Corporate Coalition Focused on Societal Investment Representing More than $20 Billion in Giving
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NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Two hundred and fifty senior societal engagement leaders from the world’s largest corporations will convene at CECP’s annual Summit: Engage in New York City. CECP is a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance.

Creating the Business Case for Investing in Communities

Leading Convening of Community-Focused Companies to Share Strategies Addressing Pressing Societal Issues May 20-21, 2014
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New York, NY, March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two hundred and fifty senior leaders in corporate societal engagement are convening to learn together about “What Counts”, and to celebrate and expand the important work being done by companies in communities all over the world.

Green Bond Principles Created to Help Issuers and Investors Deploy Capital for Green Projects

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NEW YORK, January 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A consortium of investment banks today announced their support of the Green Bond Principles – Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Banking, JPMorgan Chase, BNP Paribas, Daiwa, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley, Rabobank and SEB.  These Principles were developed with guidance from issuers, investors and environmental groups and serve as voluntary guidelines on recommended process for the development and issuance of Green Bonds.  They encourage transparency, disclosure and int

New IPCC Report Confirms What Companies Already Know: Climate Change is Changing How Business Gets Done

HSBC, VF Corporation, insurance firms provide insights on key business sectors
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BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the wake of a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report re-confirming the reality of climate change and clarifying its effects, business and investor leaders talked today about the ways in which global warming is already affecting their bottom lines and their strategies.

The Great Climate Disconnect

Blog

GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This first post by Nick Robins tackles the gap between climate change risk and ambition. 

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