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Municipality Integrated Reporting model: The Famous Istanbul District, Kadıköy adopts integrated reporting

A sustainable and more livable world depends on good governance of our resources as well as our collective needs and demands.  The legitimacy of governments is built on the trust they earn from their citizens. Governments cannot function effectively without it.  It is a necessary condition for governments to successfully carry out public policies. Citizens

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How to report on the SDGs

by Karen McWilliams Main points: The Senate Inquiry into Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has published 18 recommendations for Australia The Corporate Reporting Dialogue have released a position papersupporting the development of better reporting guidelines for the SDGs Corporate reporting is key to providing the transparency needed to assess progress against the SDGs in a meaningful way The United

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An Interview with Richard Howitt, IIRC CEO

Integrated reporting is gaining acceptance around the world as a way for businesses to provide investors and other stake-holders with a more holistic approach to reporting both financial and nonfinancial results.  The CPA Journal recently interviewed Richard Howitt, CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the world’s leading organization in driving the adoption of integrated

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UN Global Compact and B Lab to develop online platform for companies to manage their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Global Compact together with B Lab will develop a new online platform for companies around the world to manage their progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The publicly available tool — to be launched in 2020 — will allow business to assess, compare and improve their performance against the Global Goals.

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Standards Setters and Framework Providers to Support Better Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

​Major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers have released a position paper supporting the development of better reporting guidelines for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ​ Participants of the ‘Corporate Reporting Dialogue’ – an initiative convened by the International Integrated Reporting Council bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers internationally — advocate

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GRI and the UN Global Compact announce continued collaboration to advance business reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

Companies to implement a new set of tools and guidance to integrate the SDGs into corporate reporting GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress. The Action

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New alignment project seeks to ‘cut the clutter’ in sustainability reporting

Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council on today’s launch of an important new phase towards harmonising the ‘alphabet’s soup’ of corporate sustainability reporting standards Business knows it has to change to survive. The concept of “business as usual” has become redundant. It is now commonplace in business circles to hear dire warnings about

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Ten takeaways from the Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit

Reporting on the SDGs, alignment between reporting standards, and the Task Force on Climate Climate Related Financial Disclosure were big topics during two days of high-level discussion 1. Despite this month’s sobering report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which warned that the planet is on target to warm 1.50C above pre-industrial levels

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Eight ideas on reporting against the SDGs

In a recent online webinar, four panellists led the discussion on how companies can best report against the Social Development Goals. Here are eight morsels to offer food for thought The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have created a universal framework for the private and public sector along with civil society to work towards a common

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New guidance for companies to report their impact on the Sustainable Development Goals

A “Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was released today by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact.​ The new publication, Integrating the SDGs into Corporate Reporting: A Practical Guide, helps companies of all sizes to prioritize SDG