Using green bonds to finance environmentally-friendly buildings is one way developers can express their commitment to sustainable business, but at what point does that become greenwashing? Experts at the International Green Building Conference in September discuss.
At its first risk management and sustainability summit, Ayala Corporation gathered 350 business leaders in Manila to begin the conversation on why it is crucial for companies to look at sustainability and risk for survival.
Digital tools can help companies to better keep track of their sustainability footprint, goals, initiatives and progress, with even the United Nations calling digitalisation key to achieving the Sustainability Development Goals. Here’s a look at how US-based Gensuite is using technology to help businesses.
and Nathalie Butt –
If online searches are a window into the questions that are playing on society’s collective mind, what does Google say about how concerned Australians are about climate change?
Benjamin Franta –
Confidential reports dating back to the 1980s show that climate change was predicted decades ago by the very companies responsible for causing it. Who has the right to foresee such damage and then choose to fulfill the prophecy, asks Benjamin Franta.
A new financial product has emerged that provides a direct link between sustainability performance and financial value to the business. Could sustainable lending change the game for the future of corporate sustainability, asks Corporate Citizenship's George Blacksell.
Ping Manongdo –
The new GRI Standards by the Global Reporting Initiative moves from merely recommending what to report to identifying exactly what businesses and investors are required to publicly disclose on their impacts.
Corporate responsibility (CR) has grown at a rapid pace in the past two decades. More companies are taking action and reporting on their social, environmental and economic performance. Investors are ...