sustainability metrics

Three Steps to Better Sustainability Data Management

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By Anna Blitz
Antea Group

Responding to the frequent (and increasing) number of requests for sustainability data can be a significant challenge for companies. Which data do you choose to gather? How rigorous of a review needs to be conducted to ensure usability? How should you communicate this data most effectively?

Three Steps to Better Sustainability Data Management

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This article originally appeared on NAEM's Green Tie blog.

By Anna Blitz
Antea Group

Responding to the frequent (and increasing) number of requests for sustainability data can be a significant challenge for companies. Which data do you choose to gather? How rigorous of a review needs to be conducted to ensure usability? How should you communicate this data most effectively?

Sustainability 101 – Business Value Beyond the Buzzword

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “sustainability”?  For many, this word conjures up images of the typical sound bites you might hear on the news (recycling symbols, solar panels and windmills, etc.).   Defining sustainability succinctly is challenging because it is more than just a word – it is a multi-faceted concept that can have very different meanings depending on business context, business maturity, your strategic goals, or even your location.  Sustainability also encompasses more than just environmental protection; rather, sustainable planning can incorporate other measu

Introducing the NAEM Network News

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Today NAEM launched the "NAEM Network News," a new monthly electronic newsletter containing original articles, member announcements, content from the Green Tie blog and networking opportunities. It will be distributed via email on the first business day of each month.

Click here to read the inaugural issue

Highlights from the New GRI G4 Guidelines

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By James Margolis, Partner; ERM Group Inc.

GRI Global Conference,  May 22, 2013

CSRHub and CRedit360 Announce Service Partnership

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NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK and CAMBRIDGE, UK, April 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Leading providers of sustainability information services CSRHub and CRedit360 are pleased to announce a new partnership. Through the collaboration, CSRHub and CRedit360 will provide an integrated service that allows CRedit360 users to incorporate organizational benchmarking data from the world’s largest database of sustainability ratings directly into their CRedit360 sustainability performance management solution.

Who Are the Users of CSRHub?

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By Bahar Gidwani

We are often asked “Who uses CSRHub?”  In some cases, the question has been prompted by curiosity.  In other cases, a prospective user may want the reassurance that “everyone else” is using our sustainability metrics and decision-making tools.

FTSE4Good Index Adds 11 U.S. Companies; Wyndham Reduces Carbon Footprint; Toronto Sustainability Series Presents Forum on Wall Street - CSR Minute for September 28, 2012

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Eleven U.S. companies have been added to the FTSE4Good Index. Among them are Direct TV, Ecolab, Equifax, Health Care REIT, Tiffany and Company, The Hillshire Brands, DaVita, and Waste Management. The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.

Sustainability Metrics – The Devil is in the Details

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“Metrics are important and necessary.  We need some way of measuring progress, setting alarms, and sometimes for driving behavior.  Metrics can also cause trouble.  The problem is that metrics are not perfect. As much as we would like them to represent the truth, metrics are not the truth.  They are just a small still-picture taken through a small window pointed at some piece of the truth.”

Metrics Connecting the Dots Between Business and Sustainability

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Are traditional business metrics and business sustainability measures distinctly different?  Should they be compartmentalized or brought under a common understanding?  Our sustainability consulting finds leading companies are adopting more comprehensive definitions of sustainability and business sustainability strategies that run consistently through all core business functions.  

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