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Nov

28

November 28, 2018

Materiality: Four Steps to Align ESG and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Four Steps to Align ESG and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

We have assessed the major needs and challenges to align sustainability priorities with ERM and we recommend the following four-step approach.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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Oct

8

October 8, 2018

Materiality: Four Ways to Enhance Your Materiality Assessment

Four Ways to Enhance Your Materiality Assessment

This is how to leverage data analytics, artificial intelligence, futures thinking, and other innovative approaches to inform your sustainability strategy.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Feb

12

February 12, 2018

Materiality: The 5 Stages of Materiality Grief

The 5 Stages of Materiality Grief

These are our tips for navigating the journey from denial to acceptance when embarking on a materiality assessment.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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Feb

5

February 5, 2018

Materiality: Three Hot Debates in Sustainability Reporting Today

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.

#Future of Reporting #Materiality #Reporting and Communications

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Jun

8

June 8, 2015

Materiality: The Middle Management Challenge in Sustainability Progress

The Middle Management Challenge in Sustainability Progress

A new Guardian Sustainable Business series explores what it really takes to drive sustainability within a company. Here, we look at the critical role of mid-level managers in this change.

#Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

18

February 18, 2015

Materiality: From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

BSR sat down with a corporate sustainability leader at SABIC to discuss the company's approach to materiality and lessons that other businesses can take away.

#Industrials and Utilities #Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

1

December 1, 2014

Materiality: So, You’ve Finished Your Materiality Exercise. Now What?

So, You’ve Finished Your Materiality Exercise. Now What?

A large number of companies have embraced the principle of materiality to identify their most important sustainability issues. Here’s how to use materiality to define a strategy that resonates globally.

#Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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May

20

May 20, 2014

Materiality: Is Executive Compensation Capturing “Total Stakeholder Value”?

Is Executive Compensation Capturing “Total Stakeholder Value”?

More stakeholders are identifying executive compensation as a material corporate responsibility issue. But not enough are focusing on the link between executive compensation and corporate responsibility performance.

#Inclusive Economy #Materiality

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Jan

17

January 17, 2014

Materiality: Materiality Assessments: What Would James Bond Do?

Materiality Assessments: What Would James Bond Do?

When it comes to materiality, do you want the Sean Connery, the George Lazenby, or the Daniel Craig?

#Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

10

September 10, 2013

Materiality: Integrated Report, or Integrated Reporting?

Integrated Report, or Integrated Reporting?

In a recent article, we recommended a "blended approach" to materiality that addresses all three definitions put forward by the major sustainability reporting initiatives. But does that mean a company really has to publish three different reports on sustainability performance?

#Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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