Discover why CSR is a highly important driver of reputation (report from Reputation Institute, March 2017)

Closing the gap between actual and perceived corporate social responsibility is important to maintain a company’s reputation sharpened.

Although companies are increasingly becoming more sustainable, the public often does not know or recognize a company’s CSR commitment. Consequently, a company’s actual and perceived CSR is frequently misaligned.

Aligning CSR minimizes reputational risks and can improve reputation significantly!

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Grønt Nationalregnskab for Danmark 2014-15 (Danmarks Statistik, februar 2017)

Udledningen af drivhusgasser falder

Det samlede udslip af drivhusgasser fra de danske økonomiske aktiviteter faldt i 2015 med 4,8 pct. og drivhusgasintensiteten (udslip pr. kr. BNP) faldt med 6,3 pct. Tallene for 2014 viser, at nedgangen i både de absolutte udslip og i drivhusgasintensiteten var større, hvis udslippene knyttet til forbruget af brændstof, der er bunkret mv. i udlandet, ikke medregnes.More

What is the real value of your company’s use of natural resources? Here is a global measurement framework. Natural Capital Protocol. July 2016

The Natural Capital Protocol (“Protocol”) developed by Natural Capital Coalition is a framework designed to help generate trusted, credible, and actionable information that business managers need to inform decisions.

The Protocol aims to support better decisions by including how we interact with nature, or more specifically natural capital, in decision making.More

Statement of Common Principles of Materiality issued by Corporate Reporting Dialogue. March 2016

In March 2016 Corporate Reporting Dialogue has presented a set of common principles of materiality statement, which participants may incorporate into their respective standards setting activities.

Materiality is a general and pervasive concept and is widely used in financial and non-financial reporting and for many other business purposes.  For example, business contracts may include ‘material adverse change’ clauses, which may or may not be financial in nature. More

How to measure the sustainability performance of a big city. New report from KPMG, April 2016

The prestigious title of European Green Capital is awarded annually by the European Commission to promote and reward the efforts of cities to improve their sustainability for their residents. The award, which was established in 2010 in recognition of the vital role of sustainable, low-carbon living for cities and citizens everywhere, has been won by Stockholm, Hamburg, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Nantes, Copenhagen, and in 2015, by Bristol, the first UK city to do so. Ljubljana bears the title in 2016.More