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White Papers
 

Managing for a Changing Climate

A business primer on climate change and carbon accounting.

 

Using Sustainability Initiatives to Spur Employee Engagement

A deeper dive into how combining employee engagement and sustainability can give your organization a competitive edge.

 
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Integrating Sustainability Into Your Company's Investment Strategy

Learn how to use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) screening for your investment portfolio.

 

The Rising Tide of Sustainability: Uncovering the Value for Financial Services Companies - Part 1: Identifying Risks

Learn what financial services companies are doing to identify risks associated with sustainability issues.

 

The Rising Tide of Sustainability: Uncovering the Value for Financial Services Companies - Part 2: Risk Mitigation

Learn what financial services companies are doing to mitigate risks associated with sustainability issues.

 
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The Rising Tide of Sustainability: Uncovering the Value for Financial Services Companies - Part 3: Opportunities

Learn what financial services companies are doing to seize opportunities associated with sustainability issues.

 

NOTEWORTHY IN SUSTAINABILITY

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When important sustainability reports are published, or significant events happen, we blog about it. Look for the Noteworthy in Sustainability icon in GuidePOST, our Sustainability Manager's Blog, to stay current.

 

 

SUSTAINABILITY 101

What is sustainability?  Sustainability 101 gives you the basics of sustainability.  We have the answers for your sustainability questions - even the ones you didn't know to ask.


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OUR PUBLISHED ARTICLES
 

The Value and Hidden Benefits of Materiality Assessment

Investments in material sustainability issues can be value-enhancing for shareholders. This article in CR Magazine explains why still so few companies invest in the discovery process to identify which sustainability issues are material, and shares the best way to begin the analysis. 

Sustainability Reporting: The Lawyer’s Response

The American Bar Association's Business Law Today featured this article, which provides lawyers and business managers with an overview of sustainability reporting and guidance on communications. 

The Evolving Definitions of Materiality and Sustainability Reporting

This article, published in the Legal Intelligencer, addresses public pressure for companies to disclosure complex sustainability information, and explores new efforts by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board to reduce the chaos by defining material sustainability issues across 88 industry groups. 

When Sustainability Comes Knocking on Counsel’s Door

As companies begin to consider sustainable practices, questions arise for the company’s legal counsel. This article appeared in the Association of Corporate Counsel and outlines the top ten concepts legal counsel should understand about sustainability planning and implementation. Jump start your subject matter knowledge so that you can be a valued participant in the process.

The Sustainability Paradigm

Following best practices and reaping the financial benefits of reducing waste and energy use are important aspects of sustainability for any business.  But what happens when you run out of these “low hanging fruit” projects?  Will your sustainability program die on the vine?  This article, published in the Just Smart Green newsletter, explains why it is important to plan early so that your sustainability program is “sustainable” for the long term.