Sustainable Shopping Post Pandemic

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.

Information Session: SR Asia Global Certification Program

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:

Will 2020 Make Us More Empathetic Investors?

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.

Enabling companies to report on the SDGs

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 […]

IIRC publishes revisions to International <IR> Framework to enable enhanced reporting

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 […]

A Better Planet Calls For Climate-Conscious Companies

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 […]