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The Role of the Practitioner in the Future of Sustainability Reporting

New York

 

Date and Time

Friday October 14, 2016
8:30 am-10:30 am EDT


Location

New York


Topics

#Reporting and Communications


Sustainability reporting is at an important juncture. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is transitioning from “Guidelines” to a “Standard,” while the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) are experiencing growing uptake of their frameworks. Meanwhile, a wide range of issue-specific reporting frameworks are emerging on everything from climate change to human rights and privacy.

It is companies that hold the pen when writing reports, and this begs important questions about the role of company practitioners in shaping the future of sustainability reporting. What reporting frameworks and structures do companies want to see? What approaches to sustainability reporting are most likely to drive improved sustainability performance? What report structures are most likely to meet the information and decision-making needs of different audiences? What should BSR’s point of view on sustainability reporting be?

Join us for a discussion about the role of company practitioners in shaping the future of reporting, and hear BSR’s view as to why the future of reporting is triangular.

Speakers


How to Implement the TCFD Recommendations

Blog

How to Implement the TCFD Recommendations

Everything you need to know about implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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How to Implement the TCFD Recommendations to Enhance Your Company’s Resilience

Blog

How to Implement the TCFD Recommendations to Enhance Your Company’s Resilience

Businesses should approach TCFD recommendation implementation not merely as a disclosure exercise, but as an important opportunity to enhance their strategic resilience.

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Three Hot Debates in Sustainability Reporting Today

Blog

Three Hot Debates in Sustainability Reporting Today

Throughout our recent discussions with sustainability reporting leaders, we were struck by sharply divided opinions on these three questions.

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A Practitioner’s View of Sustainability Reporting: Challenges and Solutions

Reports

A Practitioner’s View of Sustainability Reporting: Challenges and Solutions

This briefing document offers insights about the future of sustainability reporting from those who are closest to it.

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