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A Practitioner’s View of Sustainability Reporting: Challenges and Solutions

Sustainability reporting practitioners possess excellent insights into the challenges faced when writing sustainability reports and other sustainability disclosures. They navigate the complex mix of reporting standards, meet the needs of a diverse range of report users, tell the company’s sustainability story, and use the power of reporting to help improve company performance. Along the way,

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Tim Mohin: ‘The world doesn’t need more CSR reports’

The new GRI chief talks to Ethical Corporation’s editor Terry Slavin about how to make sustainability reporting more relevant for investors and CEOs When Tim Mohin, the new head of the Global Reporting Initiative, spoke at Ethical Corporation’s sustainability reporting summit last year, he opened with a reference to his fellow panellists: Richard Howitt, CEO

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TCFD and CDP in 2018: Are you ready?

CDP recently finalised its questionnaires for 2018 – and it’s all change. We’ve got several new sector-specific questionnaires, and the structure and question flow has changed. There’s also some new ‘forward-looking’ questions that won’t be all that easy to respond to without a good deal of thought and discussion. Much of this has to do

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CSR Europe surveys companies on their non-financial reporting practices

In November 2017, CSR Europe and GRI launched a publication that maps that the EU Member State Implementation of EU Directive 2014/95/EU. This publication provides a comprehensive overview of how European countries have transposed the EU Directive for non-financial information and diversity disclosure. As a result of this, CSR Europe is now launching a survey to collect information

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Collaboration among reporting frameworks: the future of sustainability reporting

Reporting companies have many options when it comes to disclosure: as well the GRI Standards, IIRC, SASB, CDP and the CDSB provide different ways to be transparent. Now we’re all working towards the SDGs, how is that changing the way these organizations relate to one another? Is the fragmentation real or is it just a