“Looking ahead, there is no likely scenario in which carbon emissions will go unconstrained”. This paper explores how leading companies are already adopting low-carbon strategies in recognition of the growing constraints on carbon. We also consider the hallmarks of low-carbon strategies and the steps companies can take to move forward on the low-carbon journey.
In CCBriefing ‘Speaking Out’ this month, RBS, UN Global Compact & more share their latest sustainability thinking on business transparency, peace, palm oil, information disclosure and corporate volunteering. Click here to read more.
The fact is, we live, work and play within a living system, one that is constantly adapting, evolving, correcting, so that current economic growth within a linear system is an obvious contradiction. Our current modus operandi – one of take-make-waste-dispose – is rapidly backfiring.
Sustainability strategy, planning and development doesn’t need to slow down as we approach the festive season. In fact, here at Corporate Citizenship it is quite the opposite! We are keen to keep sustainability at the top of corporate agendas throughout the year. With that in mind, we are hosting a number of free webinars before the end of 2014. Read on to find out more…
We will be hosting a free webinar on the 20th November to present insights from our upcoming thought leadership paper entitled, “The Low Carbon Company: Resilient strategies for the low carbon economy.” We will explore how leading companies are already adopting low-carbon strategies in recognition of the growing constraints on carbon. We will also consider the hallmarks of low-carbon strategies and what steps companies can take to move forward on the low-carbon journey.
As the circular economy continues to be the latest buzzword in sustainability, this paper unravels the complexities around the topic and presents it in a compelling, easy to read language – packed with best practice and advice that companies can relate to. Click here to find out more.
Social media opens up the debate between the role of compliance and the importance culture within companies.
Employee engagement is a fluid term with many definitions. My preferred, simple, definition is from Kevin Kruse, who has written extensively on the subject. He sees it as “the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.” Most important to this is the effect it has on the individual and the company they work for. Two related news pieces over the last week have caught my eye.
In line with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s deadline to have companies report using the latest G4 standards by 31 December 2015, Singapore Exchange’s ‘comply-or-explain’ ruling on Sustainability Reporting will mean stronger focus on Materiality for listed companies. Find out more here.
A new report titled ‘Measuring the Impact of Corporate Social Investments’ has been released by The Conference Board today. The report set out to examine the challenges related to measuring the impact of corporate social investments, and to offer promising practices and recommendations that would meet organisational needs and advance the field overall. The report also highlights LBG as one of the key measurement frameworks used by organisations to measure and report on their corporate community investment.