Post-pandemic life may find the apparel industry at a crossroads. Sustainability is top-of-mind for consumers and it’s not enough for brands and retailers to simply set stewardship goals.
SR Asia Indonesia, collaborating with the Law Faculty of Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, will host a webinar “Materiality Testing as a Foundation to Define the Quality of Sustainability Report” on Thursday, 8 April 2021, at 09.00 – 11.00 AM (GMT+7 / WIB) via Zoom Meeting. To register: http://bit.ly/SRASIA_0408
New education programme aims to address skills gap among investment professionals.
Discarded plastic waste, particularly single-use plastic, is putting marine life at risk. That’s why solutions to support a circular economy are growing in importance.
Adopting a circular economy in Indonesia’s key sectors might add between Rp 593 trillion (US$42.2 billion) and Rp 638 trillion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030.
Sustainable investing has already been on the rise for some time, but the events of 2020 may make the practice more widespread. In a survey of 500 investors by Aviva, a U.K.-based insurance company, 55% of respondents said that the pandemic had impacted the likelihood that they would take ESG, or environmental, social and governance, factors into consideration when investing.
It is now even easier for organizations to communicate their efforts to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by using the most widely adopted standards for sustainability reporting – the GRI Standards. An updated version of Linking the SDGs and the GRI Standards has now published. This free resource gives a breakdown of the targets under […]
Harmonised global sustainability reporting framework offers comprehensive “running start” in standardised disclosure.
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today, 19 January 2021, publishes revisions to the International <IR> Framework to enable more decision-useful reporting. The revisions, the first since the <IR> Framework was originally published in 2013, are the result of extensive market consultation with 1,470 individuals in 55 jurisdictions. The consultation demonstrated that the conceptual thinking and principles […]
Countries are now focusing on mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic and its socio-economic impact, leaving environmental issues on the backburner. But we all still need to save our planet from crumbling and this calls for immediate action from all sectors, including the business players. Carrying out sustainable business practices has become imperative. A Maryville University article […]