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GRI G3.1 launched

April 7, 2011 by

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Sustainability reporting recently got the most complete guidance ever in the form of GRI’s G3.1 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, launched on 23 March 2011. GRI has also launched guidance that will help companies in determining what to measure and report. The Technical Protocol will guide organizations in producing relevant reports more easily. The G3.1 Guidelines include […]

Sustainability reporting bracing for significant changes ahead

March 3, 2011 by

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In the small and growing world of sustaianability reporting, two significant changes can be expected in near future. They are (1) the GRI G4 guidelines and (2) the Integrated Reporting framework. GRI G4 – The next generation of Guidelines GRI G4 is the new and improved version of the comprehensive GRI framework. It is scheduled […]

Sustainability- A greener way

January 29, 2011 by

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Environmental sustainability is strategically managed program resulting in greener benefits and sustainable future of the organization. Being greener by branding activities and other strategically organized program requires following guidelines; Top management attitude Inclination of top corporate professional is mostly towards profitability of the organization. Sustainability is a key to the long-term success but it requires […]

Sustainability in Government Procurement Sector

January 25, 2011 by


Overview One of the effects of the financial slowdown is that the governments as a procurer of large scale of goods and services are noticed more and seen a long-lasting source of business and income. Government spendings have always been significant – just that there is now a renewed focus on government as a buyer […]

Infosys ranks in top 100 in the Sustainable Investing G1000

January 25, 2011 by

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Factoring in the environmental, social and governance performance of the target companies is becoming a mainstream practise across investors. Given the need for this data, a number of rankings and ratings are becoming available to the investors to determine the long term sustainability, risks and mitigation plans for their portfolios. One such tool is the […]

Sustainability Reporting guidance – Singapore

January 25, 2011 by


Recognizing the fact that more and more investors are paying attention to issues involving environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, Singapore Exchange (SGX) has recently issued consultation paper including a draft policy statement describing sustainability reporting. SGX has thus become the first securities exchange in Asia to encourage listing companies to begin sustainability reporting. Though […]

Long term sustainability programme of Unilever

January 25, 2011 by


The consumer goods leader, Unilever has recently published its long term sustainability plan. This sustainability programme aims to reduce the carbon, water and waste footprint of its products in half over the next 10 years. This is a part of their 10 year plan of doubling the sales and halving the environmental impact. A significant […]