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Released 13th August 2013 Materiality was made a staple component of the Global Reporting Index’s latest guidelines in June of this year to emphasise the growing importance of non-financial data in corporate reporting, big data that holds the key to … Continue reading

August 13th, 2013

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Released 12th August 2013 Companies listed on the London Stock Exchange are required by law to report on environmental metrics for financial year ending 30th September 2013. Yet although the date for change is fast approaching, the Environment Agency has … Continue reading

August 12th, 2013

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Released 27th June 2013 Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published this press note on 27th June 2013: A call for views on corporate responsibility has been published after Business Minister Jo Swinson spoke of its importance at a ‘Transparency for Growth’ … Continue reading

June 28th, 2013

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Released 19th June 2013 Energy Secretary Ed Davey warned Brussels of the catastrophic economic affects climate change will bring if business and government do not create a cohesive strategy across international borders. Davey was speaking in Brussels to set out his vision … Continue reading

June 19th, 2013

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Released 13th June 2013 It has been confirmed that amendments to The Companies Act of 2006 including compulsory carbon reporting, tabled by Jo Swinson, will be put into action in October of this year. The reforms will ‘simplify and strengthen … Continue reading

June 13th, 2013

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Released 22nd May 2013 According to a survey by Bain & Company strong sustainability credentials attracts top talent. Out of 750 surveyed professionals across Asia, Europe, the UK and the US more than two thirds said that sustainable business is extremely important … Continue reading

May 22nd, 2013

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Released 21st May 2013 Written by Ecodesk CSO, Dr Nick Murry for CFO World Companies should see the sustainability issue as an opportunity not a burden Sustainability is increasingly about hard economics and nowhere is this more evident than in … Continue reading

May 21st, 2013

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Released 12th May 2013 Written by The Sunday Telegraph Regulations, peer pressure, political priorities and the availability of data is revolutionising how big and small companies use the supply chain, but for it to work it has to be open. The … Continue reading

May 13th, 2013

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Released 8th May 2013 This year the UK assumes the one-year Presidency of the G8, with the Leaders’ Summit taking place 17-18 June. Prime Minister David Cameron’s priority during the G8 Presidency will be the global economy. He will use … Continue reading

May 8th, 2013

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Released 11th April 2013 A coalition of companies known as BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy), including online retail giant eBay has signed a ‘Climate Declaration’ to lobby the US government into real policy action on climate change. The group … Continue reading

April 11th, 2013

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