A new report by the Zoological Society of London has found inconsistencies in how palm oil companies report on land in their concessions, leaving almost a million hectares of land unaccounted for and exposed to the risk of deforestation.
A group of 19 environmental groups, investors, and reporting bodies has produced a set of guidelines to help palm oil companies, manufacturers, and retailers communicate their sustainability efforts in a transarent and clear way.
and Kavickumar Muruganathan –
Sustainability reporting is a chance for companies to demonstrate commitment to transparency and interact with stakeholders, yet reports are often dense corporate documents few care to read. CSR Asia offers innovative ideas on how to jazz up sustainability reporting.
Georg Kell –
Georg Kell, vice chair of asset management firm Arabesque and former United Nations Global Compact head, introduces a new data analysis tool that allows anyone to monitor the sustainability of thousands of the world’s largest companies.
and Svetlana Klimenko –
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the private sector must take on a broader, more integrated role in the global development agenda, say World Bank experts Mahmoud Mohieldin and Svetlana Klimenko.
Last year was the "best year ever" for green finance, but 2017 will be about turning national climate goals into investment pipelines. UNEP's Nick Robins outlines three practical steps to shift private capital to where it can benefit all of us.
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 ...