How can organizations respond to their needs for improved information on sustainability risks, as well as growing external expectations for transparency? And how can more comprehensive reporting help them adapt to responsible business practices?
Inspirational company journey: In 1994, carpet manufacturer Interface set out to eliminate their negative impact on the environment. Today, they have delivered on this commitment, in part by becoming the first global flooring manufacturer to sell all products as carbon neutral across their full life cycle. In this report, Interface shares the lessons they learned about business models, solving material challenges and shooting for the moon.
A deep-dive into social reporting standards & frameworks: Among other things, this position paper provides an overview of how companies are tackling reporting on social issues – what guidelines, frameworks and standards are being used. Appendix 1 in particular provides a table of existing standards and frameworks with a brief overview of each of them, which can help a company choose how it wants to report social issues.
How-to guide for setting meaningful sustainability goals: This report provides clear insights on the value to business of setting, pursuing, achieving and reporting on sustainability goals, and presents current best practices for ensuring goals deliver maximum business value and broader societal impact.
This paper showcases how City Developments Limited, Enel and Iberdrola disclose how they engaged stakeholders and how their stakeholders’ priorities informed and are connected to the companies’ SDG priorities.