Recent sustainability and integrated reporting developments

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09 Feb 2018

A summary of recent developments at the Center for ESG Research, WBCSD, and GRI.

The think tank Center for ESG Research has released the Integrated Ratio Guideline, which aims to be a practical formula collection for companies, investors and analysts, to help them calculate a number of non-financial and integrated ratios, and notably what investors and analysts can use these ratios for to evaluate companies’ performance and risk profiles. You can find the Center for ESG Research's Integrated Ratio Guideline here.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released a new report, compiling data that offers a closer look into the reporting landscape of the United States and Canada. This first report in a series of case studies across different countries that looks at significant developments in ESG reporting seeks to address the challenges, opportunities and next steps for corporate reporting and disclosure. Please click to access the report here.

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the WBCSD have launched the 'Materiality Roundtable Series', a platform for companies and investors that helps organisations to identify and integrate sustainability information into their corporate reporting. Please click for more information on the GRI website.

GRI also announces that the GRI Standards now available in Simplified Chinese. Please click for access to the press release and the download centre on the GRI website.

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