There is too much "fluff and waffle" in sustainability reports, said experts at the launch of new guidelines to help brands avoid greenwashing. "Corporate vulnerability", however, is an untested strategy that will require bravery.
Demand for climate risk digital solutions is expected to quadruple in five years as extreme weather intensifies and regulatory pressure on businesses grows. The strongest growth is projected in climate-vulnerable Asia Pacific.
When is the right time to hire a CSO? Do they need to be a permanent appointment? The level of environment and social risk a company faces determines the sort of CSO it needs.
Yan Vermeulen, Clare Glackin
Asia's green transition pathways need to be socially inclusive given huge differences in economic development across the region, says experts at the Boston Consulting Group. State-owned enterprises have an "outsized" role to play, they add.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.