Topic Archives: Accountability & Governance

The Art of Alignment

Corporate transparency has evolved and progressed considerably in the last three decades. Public expectations of the private sector have shifted also, with greater emphasis being placed on corporate purpose beyond profit. Investors in particular are increasingly requesting sustainability performance data. Companies are responding to stakeholder demands by communicating how the company is generating long-term value.

Introducing the TCFD Good Practice Handbook

At a Climate Week event held at Bloomberg headquarters, the Task-Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) celebrated the release of its Good Practice Handbook. Developed by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, this handbook offers very specific answers to the much-asked question “What does TCFD look like in practice?” with

2019 Sustainability Reporting Performance of the DOW 30

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During Climate Week 2019, EcoAct hosted an event discussing its annual report of global corporations’ progress towards a net zero emissions world. The discussion was focused on the DOW 30, a relatively new focus of the report, that has been released each year for nearly a decade. The goal of the report is to inspire

Systems Transformation and the SDGs

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The decade to 2030: How can companies help deliver systems transformation to achieve the SDGs? With just shy of a decade left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two things are clear: systems transformation, instead of incremental change, is needed to address the challenges ahead; and we need better ways of measuring company performance

Watch: Highlights from The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey Webinar – Americas/EMEA

   GlobeScan and SustainAbility presented a webinar on July 9th to discuss the results of The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Hear from global thought leaders who shared their insights on the 2019 survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability leadership: Tensie Whelan, Director of NYU Stern School

Watch: Highlights from The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey Webinar – Asia / Pacific

   GlobeScan and SustainAbility presented a webinar on July 9th San Francisco / July 10th at Hong Kong to discuss the results of The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Hear from global thought leaders who shared their insights on the 2019 survey findings and answered your questions on the current and future state of sustainability

The 2019 Sustainability Leaders

As part of the The 2019 Sustainability Leaders survey, GlobeScan and SustainAbility asked over 800 experts representing business, government, NGOs and academia across 78 countries to evaluate the progress that institutions have made since the 1992 Earth Summit. We also analyze expert views on which companies are considered to be leading on integrating sustainability into

Bringing Together Stakeholders to Advance Sustainability

SustainAbility has worked with Nestlé on its stakeholder engagement since 2006 and have managed and facilitated its stakeholder convenings since 2012. “At Nestlé, we unequivocally believe that access to water is a basic human right.” – Paul Bulcke, Chairman of Nestlé Board of Directors, Nestlé CSV Forum, Brasilia Tweet This Every two years Nestlé hosts

Removing Avoidable and Problematic (Plastic) Packaging

This is the second in a six-part series that aims to explore five focus areas for businesses looking to shape their plastic strategy, accelerate change and pursue the necessary scales of innovation and collaboration to address the plastics challenge. You can read the first blog in this series here. Due to its low cost, versatility,

Unpacking The Plastic Dilemma

This is the first of a six-part series that aims to explore five focus areas for businesses looking to shape their plastic strategy, accelerate change and pursue the necessary scales of innovation and collaboration to address the plastics challenge. Plastic is ubiquitous. Due to its low cost, versatility, durability and high strength-weight ratio, plastic is