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ESG criteria

The acronym ESG is an English abbreviation which stands for ‘Environment’, ‘Social’ and ‘Governance’. What are ESG criteria? ESG criteria help investors to find out how sustainable a company behaves in order to be able to make more targeted investment decisions (e. g. to do risk assessments well). The ESG criteria are used by investors…

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Expansion of partnership WEC and DFGE: Foster transparent CSR information

World Environment Center (WEC) and DFGE Institute for Energy, Ecology and Economy will expand their cooperation to help organizations to better integrate Sustainability Intelligence into companies’ daily business from a corporate as well as from a global perspective. For March 2018 WEC and DFGE plan a webinar on “Climate-related Disclosures and Investment Decisions” – the…

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Constitution of a ’Sustainability Policy’

This blog article briefly discusses the framework conditions as well as possible measures for drafting a ‘Sustainability Policy’ and makes a point of reference to the EcoVadis sustainability assessment platform. Short introduction – what is a ‘Sustainability Policy’? A ‘Sustainability Policy’ sets a defined framework and limits the necessary actions to achieve the goals in…

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CDP questionnaire 2018

CDP questionnaire 2018 published CDP has published the 2018 questionnaire for their programs CDP Climate Change, CDP Water and CDP Forests. The online versions can be accessed here, PDF and Word versions can also be created and exported via that page. The questionnaire experienced far-reaching changes compared to previous years. Prior to the reorientation according to the…

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The DFGE CSR-handbook

Your daily companion for working in the field of corporate responsibility The field of CSR is becoming more and more complex. Sustainability plays an increasing role. Every company but also private individuals are confronted with this megatrend. The DFGE CSR-Handbook helps you to stay up to date and to make your business sustainable and future-oriented.…

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GRI Revision – two standards in public consultation

The GRI Standards is a set of reporting standards to define the contents of sustainability reports. The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has just updated two of these GRI Standards, 303:Water and 403:Occupational Health and Safety. The board has launched a public consultation period from 10 August to 9 October 2017 to comment on these drafts. GRI Revision: What has…