Although there are long-running corporations in the Philippines which have already been following the SDGs even before the UN crafted them two years ago, the country still faces some barriers to its broader agenda.
Sustainability reporting is not mandatory in Thailand—and yet Thai firms outnumber their Asean peers in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. Kesara Manchusree, head of the Thai stock exchange, tells Eco-Business how she's pushing for sustainability to take root in one of the region's most competitive capital markets.
This year's results from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) show that a record number of real estate firms are reporting sustainability performance, and are faring better on energy, water, and waste indicators.
Samuele Furfari –
The world has nothing to worry about reserves. After 40 years of fearing energy shortages, we now live with abundance. Guard against false narratives, not scarce resources says Samuele Furfari, Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles.
Richard Hardyment –
Fear of failure risks stalling the momentum on progressing the sustainability agenda. Businesses should embrace a more honest and transparent approach to enable others to learn from their mistakes, writes Corporate Citizenship director Richard Hardyment.
Signs are just starting to show a new approach to how our major corporations are governed and held to account, says Corporate Citizenship co-founding director Mike Tuffrey. However few are getting excited about it.
The rise of technological innovations that enable real-time data collection and reporting, new methods of communication and number-crunching is set to transform the world of corporate social responsibility, says CSR Asia's Inna Amesheva.
Singapore-based companies are starting on the journey towards sustainability, although most of them have not yet made the connection between corporate responsibility and profitability. This is the main finding of ...