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Q&A with Mitch Jackson- Vice President Of Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, FedEx Corporation

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Q. Climate change, urbanization and globalization are just a few of the issues facing our world today. How does global citizenship help FedEx to address these concerns and to effectively operate in a rapidly changing marketplace?

FCA Announces Release of 2014 Sustainability Report

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April 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles today announced the release of its 2014 Sustainability Report, capping a year that saw the formal creation of FCA, and the completion of the integration of Fiat and Chrysler that began in 2009.

“The combination of the two groups has created the world’s seventh largest automaker, one that has embraced sustainability as the best path to guarantee merit and dignity to the results achieved,” stated Sergio Marchionne, CEO of FCA.

New GRI and RobecoSAM Publication Explores Materiality

Defining Materiality: What Matters to Reporters and Investors
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AMSTERDAM, March 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  Today, GRI, architect of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standard, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing and which conducts the annual assessment for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, announce the launch of the new research publication Defining Materiality: What Matters to Reporters and Investors.

[Free Webinar] Materiality and Technology in Integrated Reporting

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Integrated reporting is increasingly on the agendas of global corporations and forward-thinking investors alike. Addressing materiality, managing stakeholder engagement, and upgrading reporting systems are not simple tasks, but with the right guidance, companies can improve their reporting processes and ensure their own long-term viability.

BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | Sanofi: Using Materiality to Build a Strong, Focused CSR Strategy

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As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, BSR worked with Sanofi to create a strong, focused CSR strategy. Through a robust process that engaged more than 100 stakeholders, Sanofi was able to cut its list of priority CSR issues in half—and focus on the most relevant topics to create value for the company and stakeholders, especially patients.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/sanofi.

 

How Technology Drives Pragmatic Innovation Into Business

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With the end of the year approaching, my colleagues asked me to reflect on the last 6 months, which, in short, have been quite the ride. I may have moved to a completely new city but “life in London” thus far has involved more explorations of new technologies and books on building a lean and mean start-up than explorations of the city’s cobblestone streets and Shakespeare’s sonnets.

The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain

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Various risk topics, including compliance and sustainability issues, are increasingly on the minds of CFOs—especially as these topics are being used by investors as a means for evaluating the global financial crisis. 
 
A recent white paper, The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain: Why CFOs should care about sustainability reporting, explores the business imperatives surrounding the sustainability reporting chain, and the importance of data verification and materiality. Here are a few items to keep in mind:
 

Improving Integrated Reporting: New Methods and Technology

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Integrated reporting is increasingly on the agendas of global corporations and forward-thinking investors alike. Addressing materiality, managing stakeholder engagement, and upgrading reporting systems are not simple tasks, but with the right guidance, companies can improve their reporting processes and ensure their own long-term viability.

Join industry experts Prof. Robert G. Eccles and Liv Watson as they discuss the topic of materiality as it relates to the evolution of corporate reporting and the role of technology in integrated reporting processes.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Water Utilities Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Water Utilities Sector?
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December 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Water Utilities Sector? 

Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Water Utilities Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 7 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Waste Management Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Waste Management Sector?
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December 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Waste Management Sector? 

Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Waste Management Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 15 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

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