Although there are long-running corporations in the Philippines who 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.
With 17 goals and a host of sub-goals beneath each one, measuring the success of implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is deemed a herculean task. But a new SDG index shows it can be done. Here's how.
Mike Tuffrey –
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.
Inna Amesheva –
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.
Stephanie Mooij –
Does an increasingly crowded ESG rating and ranking landscape create unnecessary complexity and confusion when it comes to progressing the responsible investment agenda? Stephanie Mooij writes.
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, 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.
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.
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 ...