Client Archives: Royal Bank of Scotland

The Maturing of Materiality Really Matters

After 15 years, it might finally be time that materiality fulfils its true potential in driving change towards sustainability. Here’s how. Back in 2003, Simon Zadek, and colleagues were smart enough to recognise that normative standards could accelerate progress on sustainability. That thinking led to the emergence of the AA1000 Assurance Standard with three principles

Improving Transparency and Rebuilding Trust at RBS

SustainAbility has worked with RBS for over three years, helping to strengthen and streamline the bank’s approach to materiality and sustainability reporting. Although RBS has used a materiality process to help guide its business for many years, in 2014 the bank asked us to review their existing approach and advise on how best to: gather