Workiva Launches Data Collection to Simplify Sustainability Reporting

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Feb. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Workiva, the leader in business reporting technology for more than 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies, announces the launch of Wdesk Data Collection for sustainability reporting

Cone Launches Materiality360

New Service Offering Provides Integrated Approach for Identifying and Prioritizing Material Issues; Compliant With New GRI G4 Guidelines
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January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Cone Communications, a Boston-based public relations agency specializing in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is launching a new CSR product, Materiality360(SM), which will serve as a one-stop solution for companies looking to identify and analyze their top material issues.

Materiality Reporting Workshops & Support Programs For US Companies, Trade Associations, Supply Chain Partners, Provided by ISOS Group & G&A Institute

With increased focus on "materiality" issues for corporate reporting on sustainability strategies, performance & stakeholders engagement, and the new G4 Guidelines, the GRI Business Transparency Program for the US announced by ISOS Group & G&A Institute
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November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ISOS Group, a GRI Certified training partner in the U.S. and Governance & Accountability Institute, the exclusive data partner for GRI in the U.S. A. have partnered to conduct the GRI Business Transparency Program in the United States for companies, trade associations, and supply chains associated with particular sectors. This symbolic move to address supply chain measures was launched last week at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in Manhattan.

CERTIFICATION: Materiality GRI Defining Report Content for The Financial Services Sector - 11/20 at Baruch College in NYC

Join Hideki Suzuki of Bloomberg, Marjella Alma of GRI Focal Point USA, and Herbert Blank of S-Networks (TRCRI) at Baruch College Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity For This Special One Day Course.
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November 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 

*NEW IN THE USA: As part of this workshop, participants will receive their Certificate of completion of the “GRI Certified Training Module on Defining Report Content” directly from the Global Reporting Initiative.

Materiality Reporting Workshop for Financial Services Sector Scheduled for November 20, 2013 by ISOS Group & G&A Institute

Increased focus on "materiality" issues for corporate reporting on sustainability strategies, engagements and performance...
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New York, October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The dramatic growth in reporting by U.S. companies on their sustainability and responsibility efforts has increased the focus on the "material" content of such reporting.  Companies are engaging with both internal and external stakeholders to discuss topics that are considered to be material as well as identifying issues specific to company finances, operations, environmental management, supply chain and procurement, and other aspects of their operations to consider their materiality.

Time to Talk About the Public Interest


The TakeAway: Current global activity about “materiality” and “multiple capitals” seek to embed environmental, social, and governance considerations within corporate and investor commitments to accountability and sustainability. But they’re the latest iteration of an ancient ethic waiting to be reborn.

AccountAbility releases a report on materiality: “Redefining Materiality II: Why It Matters, Who’s Involved and What it Means for Corporate Leaders and Boards”

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New York, NY August, 8 2013 /3BL Media/ – AccountAbility has released a comprehensive report examining the growing importance of non-financial factors on corporate performance, disclosure, and valuation. Redefining Materiality II was developed in response to accelerating acceptance that non-financial materiality is an influential factor in corporate valuation.

AccountAbility & UNGC Webinar: Growing into Your Sustainability Commitments: A Roadmap for Impact and Value Creation

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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: 

Using Materiality to Clarify Sustainability Priorities


By Sandy Nessing
Director of Sustainability & ESH Strategy & Design for American Electric Power Co. Inc. 

Making Sense of Sustainability...For Our Clients


Our service offerings have everything to do with Making Sense of Sustainability for our clients. We often tell people we meet our clients where they are on their sustainability journey, because that’s exactly what we do. BrownFlynn has three practice areas that are highly integrated to provide our clients with the most robust strategy possible—consulting, communications and training.


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