iCompli Sustainability

15 Apr
  1. Bloomberg: the company and the guy, are rocking the ESG reporting.

    Bloomberg’s sustainability report, released this week, conforms to GRI, and SASB, and is 3rd party verified. Jeepers. I guess we can expect nothing less from Michael Bloomberg’s company, given his role as Chair of SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) and the number of investors/customers using Bloomberg’s ESG data screens has grown 40% each year since 2009.
     

  2. Tip: Tracking CSR with .XLS? Reboot.

    A new study finds that ESG reporters who use Excel to track their data find the work ‘difficult’ or ‘very difficult’, compared to those who use specialized software and find it ‘easy’ or ‘very easy’ …. more.
     

  3. Meanwhile, back in Nashville: investors vote.

    After several years of management resistance, shareholders of Clarcor, a 112 year old, Tennessee-based filtration and packaging company,voted in favor of requiring annual reporting of ESG/sustainability risks. Investors observed that by not reporting the firm appeared to lag the S&P 500 and its peers in managing these issues. Clarcor is not alone—expect 2016 to be a banner year for ESG resolutions. Get started now with our FastTrak solution.

 

11 Apr

The study is based on survey responses received from 56 global companies from various industry sectors (Manufacturing, Food, Chemicals, Logistics, Energy, Aviation, Finance, Resorts, Packaging, Apparel, Health) and of different sizes (from $3M to >$20Bn of revenue) and nine in-depth interviews.

Find it here

 

07 Apr

 

1. Panama Papers–how to earn public scorn instead of prison time

It turns out accountability isn’t about proving they can’t put you in prison. Accountability means acceptable actions in the eyes of the public. Expect more legislation on transparency and reporting… to prepare, focus on measuring and reporting what matters to your ‘public’. We offer a fast-track approach for more quickly responding to material stakeholder ESG topics. Go here

2. DJSI 2016: April 5 kick-off

This week 3,450 companies were invited to start responding to the 2016 DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment. All invited companies get rated whether they respond or not. Having certain responses verified increases scores-more hereAnd ghere for the 2016 invitee list and timeline.  DJSI incorporates carbon in its assessment. Register here For “Everything you need to know about Carbon Management, but were afraid to ask…in 30 minutes.”

3. Buy and Sell Side: ESG’s got you covered

SASB’s (re)definition of "materiality" means significant changes in sustainability reporting plus collaboration between CSR officers and IR.We’ve developed a SASB alignment tool to show where your alignment and gaps are. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a demo.