September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CBSR is pleased to host ES&G thought leader, Matthew Kiernan, founder and Chief Executive of Inflection Point Capital Management, and three panels comprising experts in investment, rating and reporting.
July 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - This coming Wednesday, July 17th, and Wednesday July 24th, AccountAbility and the UN Global Compact will co-host two webinars that draw upon findings from the recent report by the UN Global Compact and AccountAbility:
Business value today is being calculated with a new method: the integrated reporting of all material factors. How does this "information governance" work?
The International Integrated Reporting Council and Sustainable Accounting Standards Board are two of the initiatives building momentum for the integration into reporting and communication of the ESG factors that represent business value.
Stockholders and other stakeholders are increasingly interested in understanding and influencing a company's corporate governance practices, including executive compensation and board independence, for example. They are also looking for companies to be more transparent about their political spending, lobbying activities and public policy positions. Ongoing stakeholder engagement at the local and national level is critical to understanding stakeholders' interests and responding to their requests for more disclosure and participation.
The report features four key areas: Leadership & Strategy; Business Performance; Opportunities & Risks; and Partnerships & Engagement.
May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Safe, reliable electric power has long been the backbone of America’s economy, delivering comfort and quality of life to customers and a competitive edge to businesses. American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is committed to ensuring a secure energy future by diversifying its resources, delivering on its environmental and social commitments, and by investing in innovative initiatives to improve system reliability and performance and reduce environmental impacts.
The International Integrated Reporting Council launches a draft framework aiming to develop a new corporate reporting model for the future.
16 April 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) published its consultation draft of the International Integrated Reporting Framework. The Framework aims to set standards for organisations reporting their strategy, governance, performance and prospects with a view towards the creation of value over the short, medium and long term.
Accountability-central.com AC Alert for February 12, 2012 And the Hits Keep on Coming!
AC Alert for February 12, 2012 And the Hits Keep on Coming!
Back in the 1970's and 1980's that slogan -- and the hits keep on coming! --- was used by on-air personalities at thousands of radio stations across the USA and around the world. It was one way of telling listeners that their station played more hit songs, all the time.
How was your 2012? For most companies, it was a turbulent year, with a storm of the century in the U.S.; the Eurozone’s existential moment; crises at suppliers and banks; and citizen protests on every continent. More of the same is expected in 2013.
Leading companies seize chance to help structure post-2015 development agenda, launch programme to address role of corporate boards in sustainability
DAVOS, 25 January 2013, /3BL Media/ – Leading executives met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today in Davos to mark the close of the pilot phase of Global Compact LEAD and a new beginning for the sustainability leadership platform. The meeting provided an historic opportunity to help place corporate sustainability and private sector-led solutions at the center of a new global development architecture as targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015.