According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, at the start of 2016, sustainable investments constituted 26 percent of assets that are professionally managed—$22.89 trillion in total.
Is GRI Streamlining the Reporting Process? Elaine Cohen Asks Tough Questions of Chief Executive Tim Mohin
There are many examples where unnecessary duplication of requirements adds nothing to sustainable development and just complicates the process.
Through our research, SRA believes that after 20+ years of reporting activity in Canada, we are at a turning point. Early-adopter companies are stepping back to re-assess the value and benefit of producing annual sustainability reports.
Imagine a world where companies build their competitive advantage by creating more overall well-being and inclusive prosperity than their competitors.
Material issues are core for sustainability disclosure but how detailed does a materiality assessment need to be in order to be meaningful?
Are we entering an era where we will trust banks? Will new metrics help build trust in the financial sector?
With great power comes great responsibility — the financial sector has power to fuel tremendous growth while also potentially creating negative externalities for society and the environment.