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Ceres’ Response to the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Scoping Report

Investors focus on carbon asset risks, engagements with securities regulators, and the effects of climate risk on financial stability
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April 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ceres president Mindy Lubber praised the members of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) on the release of their “Phase 1” report today, which lays out the scope and high level objectives for the task force’s work.

CSR Certificate Program - Faculty / Course Update

What is "Materiality"? Why Is It important? How Do I Assess What ESG Issues are Strategically Important? An Interactive Course to Answer These Questions Led by Louis D. Coppola
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March 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rutgers Business School's Institute for Ethical Leadership and G&A Institute joined forces to develop and offer a Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate Program for corporate professionals. The first executive education program classes begin on Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 at the Rutgers Business School campus in Newark, New Jersey. The two-day program features a deep dive into CSR and the related fields of philanthropy, sustainability, risk management, supply chain management, and ethics.

Reflections on Laudato Si - Concluded

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“Never before has the world had a document that so eloquently unites ethics and environmental stewardship. That is why Laudato Si was the most significant environmental event of 2015.”

“Show your work.”

Does that bring you back to your high school math class in a hurry? That phrase was a near-daily refrain in mine. It didn’t matter if you intuitively, or by sheer luck, got a math problem right. You also had to offer a proof as well. You had to back it up.

GRI’s Reporting 2025: A Look Ahead with Katherine V. Smith

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Once the province of a few unusually green or community-oriented companies, sustainability reporting is now a best practice employed by companies worldwide. A full 95 percent of the Global 250 issue sustainability reports, and by doing so gain a competitive edge in every aspect of the triple bottom line.

GFNorte Unveils its Annual Report 2014: Transforming Capital Into Value

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  • This document shows the results of their economic, social and environmental performance from the investment made in its financial, intellectual, human, social and natural capitals during 2014.
  • For a second time, GFNorte’s 2014 Annual Report uses the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI’s) G4 reporting methodology, whose standards allow providing detailed information about the most relevant issues for stakeholders.
  • The 2014 Annual Report incorporates the model proposed by The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), which guided the valuation of their intangibles.
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  • This document shows the results of their economic, social and environmental performance from the investment made in its financial, intellectual, human, social and natural capitals during 2014.
  • For a second time, GFNorte’s 2014 Annual Report uses the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI’s) G4 reporting methodology, whose standards allow providing detailed information about the most relevant issues for stakeholders.
  • The 2014 Annual Report incorporates the model proposed by The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), which guided the valuation of their intangibles.

Materiality: What Matters to Corporate Citizenship Strategy and Reporting

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A growing number of reporting frameworks and accounting standards focus on materiality. Do you know which issues truly matter to your company and your stakeholders?

Identifying and prioritizing the corporate citizenship issues that are important to your company can help you make better and more strategic decisions, elevate the purpose of your corporate citizenship program, and steer resources and attention to issues most important to your business context and to your company’s stakeholders. 

Understanding Materiality for Corporate Social Responsibility

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What is materiality? Materiality is a core concept for BNY Mellon’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and reporting. It means BNY Mellon determines the most important CSR areas for its business, and then builds a plan, goals and connected programs focused on where it can have the greatest CSR impact.

CEO Q&A: BNY Mellon’s Hassell on Corporate Social Responsibility

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As a part of this year’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, BNY Mellon Chairman and CEO Gerald L. Hassell shared his thoughts on financial services industry trends, the evolution of CSR and key BNY Mellon CSR accomplishments. We’ve excerpted part of his Q&A below. Read the full Q&A here.

Demystifying the Future of Materiality and Reporting

Curtis Ravenel, Global Head, Sustainable Business & Finance, Bloomberg L.P. Hilary Irby, Managing Director Global Sustainable Finance, Morgan Stanley
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Context Conversation: April 25, 2015

Speakers:

Curtis Ravenel, Global Head, Sustainable Business & Finance, Bloomberg L.P.
Hilary Irby, Managing Director Global Sustainable Finance, Morgan Stanley

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