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Jul

22

July 22, 2021

Materiality: Dynamic Materiality: How Companies Can Future-Proof Materiality Assessments

Dynamic Materiality: How Companies Can Future-Proof Materiality Assessments

Dynamism in the materiality of ESG issues is increasing. Here's how your company can stress-test your materiality assessment against future scenarios.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Jul

6

July 6, 2021

Materiality: What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

The EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive proposal was released in April 2021. Here are six things that global businesses should know about it.

#Future of Reporting #Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Feb

9

February 9, 2021

Materiality: Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

In the first part of our blog series on materiality, we discuss why companies should assess double materiality.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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Feb

9

February 9, 2021

Materiality: Double and Dynamic: How to Enhance the Value of Your Materiality Assessment

Double and Dynamic: How to Enhance the Value of Your Materiality Assessment

After 20 years of discussions and evolving perspectives on what materiality means, who is it for, or whether the sustainability field should even be using the term “materiality,” a consensus is emerging.

#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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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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