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A strong evidence base is the backbone of our operations in communications, trade, investment and consultancy. We gain this knowledge from our own research, thought leaders, research institutions and other key sources of information. We stay abreast of developments in sustainability and industry innovation to keep our network members well informed.  Click on categories to see a full list of our thematic areas.

Investors demand better social impact data

Investors demand better social impact data

Published: July 07, 2017
Environmental awareness took long enough, but is the investment community developing a social conscience?
Why There Is No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Why There Is No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Published: April 20, 2017
By Jeff Sutton Image credit: ThinkParallax
First Global Sustainability Reporting Standards Set to Transform Business

First Global Sustainability Reporting Standards Set to Transform Business

Published: October 19, 2016
New GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards Will Enhance Corporate Transparency Worldwide
BCtA and GRI release findings on Measuring Business Impact on the SDGs

BCtA and GRI release findings on Measuring Business Impact on the SDGs

Published: October 02, 2016
Business Call to Action (BCtA) and GRI are launching a report
GRI and UN Global Compact partner to shape the future of SDG-reporting

GRI and UN Global Compact partner to shape the future of SDG-reporting

Published: September 19, 2016
GRI and the United Nations Global Compact will launch SDG Leadership through Reporting
Bacardi Limited Continues to Market Responsibly and Reduce Impacts on Natural Resources

Bacardi Limited Continues to Market Responsibly and Reduce Impacts on Natural Resources

Published: June 28, 2016
Corporate Responsibility Achievements Highlighted in Interim Online Report
GRI and DIHR partner to bridge business and government action on human rights

GRI and DIHR partner to bridge business and government action on human rights

Published: May 19, 2016
GRI and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) announced a new partnership
First set of GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards released for public comment

First set of GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards released for public comment

Published: April 19, 2016
GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards is now available for public comment.
MSCI Introduces ESG Quality Scores for Mutual Funds, ETFS

MSCI Introduces ESG Quality Scores for Mutual Funds, ETFS

Published: April 12, 2016
Eric Moen Global Head of ESG Client Coverage
Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Published: April 12, 2016
The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB)
Top Index Funds Showing Significant Interest In ESG

Top Index Funds Showing Significant Interest In ESG

Published: April 12, 2016
TED KNUTSON
 London Stock Exchange : LSEG launches Africa Advisory Group to boost African capital market development

London Stock Exchange : LSEG launches Africa Advisory Group to boost African capital market development

Published: April 11, 2016
12 member advisory group includes senior African business leaders and organisations
Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

Published: April 11, 2016
A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches
JSE firms face deadline for gender policy compliance

JSE firms face deadline for gender policy compliance

Published: April 11, 2016
BY REITUMETSE PITSO
Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

Published: April 04, 2016
A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches
Extractive sector ownership transparency, but not yet

Extractive sector ownership transparency, but not yet

Published: March 23, 2016
Business Brief by Innovation Forum
 Socially responsible investing delivers for investors on all levels

Socially responsible investing delivers for investors on all levels

Published: March 21, 2016
Francis G. Coleman is the executive vice president for Christian Brothers Investment Services Inc., Chicago
Comply or explain

Comply or explain

Published: March 20, 2016
A review of FTSE 350 companies'
Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century: three-year programme announced to integrate sustainability into investors' fiduciary duties

Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century: three-year programme announced to integrate sustainability into investors' fiduciary duties

Published: March 20, 2016
PRI (Principles of Responsible Investment
Home News Institutes Non-financial information must be as reliable as financial counterpart, ICAEW says

Home News Institutes Non-financial information must be as reliable as financial counterpart, ICAEW says

Published: March 20, 2016
By Calum Fuller
STOXX Launches Comprehensive Family Of Low Carbon Indices

STOXX Launches Comprehensive Family Of Low Carbon Indices

Published: March 20, 2016
The STOXX Low Carbon index
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