sustainability reporting

New G4 Bridging Module!


You’ve taken the 2-day, GRI-certified course – now what?  With the release of the new G4 Guidelines, it’s time for a refresh on GRI with guidance on how the new Guidelines will affect your reporting process. Our training partners, BrownFlynn have a great solution and are offering a new G4 Bridging Module. - Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) publishes Bigger Picture 2013 Sustainability Reporting Series

The report details the company's sustainability approach, progress and performance
Press Release

August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Telstra Corporation Ltd’s Bigger Picture 2013 Sustainability Reporting Series details the company’s sustainability approach, progress and performance across six key areas - Sustainability at Telstra, Responsible business, Customer experience, Our people, Community impact and Environmental impact.

This is Telstra’s eleventh year of reporting on its sustainability performance.

Guest Post: The Iceberg, Not the Sailboat


Sustainability reporting is harder than it looks. Companies new to reporting often pick up the reports of competitors, suppliers, or customers and think, “Well, that’s not rocket science. We already have a corporate brochure and a website. We’ll just add some ‘sustainability facts’ to that stuff and we’re good to go.”

Then they produce a report that looks like a corporate brochure mashed up with a website and a data dump, and they wonder why no one is impressed.

Introducing the NAEM Network News


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

Survey of Corporate Professionals Identifies Motivations and Benefits of Sustainability Reporting

Improved reputation, increased consumer and employee loyalty, and waste reduction identified in joint research by Boston College and Ernst & Young LLP
Press Release

Chestnut Hill, Mass., May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - There is strong evidence that transparency offers a number of financial and social advantages that make sustainability reporting more than worth its costs.

Highlights from the New GRI G4 Guidelines


By James Margolis, Partner; ERM Group Inc.

GRI Global Conference,  May 22, 2013

Integrated Reporting: What You Need to Know

A complimentary webinar from Addison

A complimentary webinar from Addison
Thursday, June 13, 2013
1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time

How can organizations use integrated reporting to demonstrate value creation?
What benefits have organizations seen from issuing an integrated report?
How do organizations determine financial and nonfinancial material issues?
How can a company create an integrated report with a strong strategic focus?

The Sustainability Snowball is Gaining Mass


By Carol Singer Neuvelt

We’re putting the finishing touches on the agenda for NAEM’s upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference, and as I look over the program, I am struck by how much the conversation about sustainability has progressed over the past few years.

Join BrownFlynn and ISOS Group for GRI-certified training at Saint Louis University!

Press Release

March 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Sustainability at Saint Louis University is proud to announce that GRI Training Partners BrownFlynn and ISOS Group will be returning to the Saint Louis University campus to provide certified training in sustainability reporting using the GRI Framework April 18-19, 2013.

Does Materiality Serve Regulators or Stakeholders?


By Bahar Gidwani

Our friends at Agrion organized a Sustainability Summit last week.  About 250 people gathered in New York to discuss various aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability practice.  I had the opportunity to lead an all-star panel on materiality in sustainability reporting.  (Our panel included speakers from NASDAQ, Bloomberg, Rockefeller, and the CFA Institute.)


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