GRI: Mandatory assurance of sustainability data is ‘only a matter of time’
November 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The drive towards a comprehensive global system for sustainability reporting, which evenly addresses both impact and financial disclosure, will be a major instigator for mandatory auditing of sustainability information.
96% of S&P 500® Companies and 81% of Russell 1000® Companies Published ESG Reports; SASB Became Most Used Reporting Standard
NEW YORK, November 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leading consulting firm on corporate sustainability and ESG, today announced the findings of its 2022 Sustainability Reporting in Focus research on companies in the S&P 500® Index and the Russell 1000® Index. This marks the 11th annual report in G&A’s research series tracking the publication of sustainability reports by the largest U.S. publicly-traded companies.
The leader in business services has released its ESG vision and logo
CINCINNATI, November 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ -Today Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) unveiled its new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) branding identity, which was created to help raise awareness and bring consistency and cohesion to Cintas’ ongoing ESG efforts and initiatives.
The United States of America is “in” the world and “of” the world. Where do we stand on global issues – where should we stand on policies and practices (and what should the U.S. “stand for”)?
As the COP 27 gathering nears (the Conference on Parties / U.N. climate talks), what are the concerns of the citizens of the U.S. – and what are the concerns of citizens of other nations about the U.S.? Most important, what should our top line domestic concerns be so that the U.S. is well positioned to continue to project influence abroad?
At the start of each New Year, it is the Jewish tradition to sound the shofar. The ancient cry of the ram’s horn calls upon us to awaken, to take stock of our actions (and inaction), and to move forward into the new year with conviction and commitment to do better as individuals and as communities, pursuing acts of justice, compassion, and righteousness.
‘Encouraging’ findings for corporate transparency in KPMG survey
November 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A major stocktake on the state of sustainability reporting around the world has revealed that GRI provides the ‘first and foremost’ global standards, used by more large companies than ever before.
National Vision, Inc., America’s second largest optical retailer, released its 2021 Sustainability Report, “A World Worth Seeing,” reflecting progress made in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) journey.