Our co-founder Cynthia Figge has been invited to speak in Shanghai at the 2nd Annual Sustainable Business Oriented CSR Awards & Summit 2014 (SBC 2014). Hundreds of top CSR professionals from Asia (and the rest of the world) will convene in China on April 21-24, 2014, and hear Cynthia’s take on how “big data” will affect sustainability reporting.
San Diego, Calif., London, UK, February 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Paul Gibbon, the former Head of Business Development for Schneider Electric’s European Sustainability Group, is the newest addition to Measurabl, a Southern California-based software startup for sustainability reporting. Paul will act as a Director of Business Development for Measurabl’s European operations.
SAN DIEGO, Lombard, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Measurabl, the San Diego-based software startup for sustainability reporting, and American Utility Management (AUM), the premier energy management and invoice processing partner to the multifamily housing industry, have entered into a data partnership to support the sustainability reporting needs of AUM’s clients.
CLEVELAND, Feb. 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ — BrownFlynn announced today the addition of Mike Wallace, former director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI’s) North American operations, to its leadership team, effective immediately.
With most large commercial real estate companies now reporting to one sustainability standard or another, the industry is starting to hits its stride on sustainability reporting. The next wave of reporters - smaller REITS, private firms and their suppliers - has taken note and are starting to test the waters. But there’s good and bad sides to it all.
Our last column laid out a three step training regimen for sustainability best practice as the antidote to confusion, disappointing results, and expensive consultants: 1) Report, 2) Assess, 3) Improve. This column focuses on Step 1. We’ll look at the rationale behind reporting sustainability information, the various reporting outlets and how to choose the one right for you, and the best process for drafting your report.
We all know the jargon: Sustainability. CSR. Shared value. Triple bottom line. Green. They all land somewhere between ephemeral concepts and a color. How did we manage to detach something so important from its twin value propositions of risk mitigation and cost reduction? More puzzling still is how the value of sustainability got so turned around at a time when regulation, investor pressure and consumer demand for accountability and transparency are more real and impactful than ever.