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A Sustainability Strategy for your Organisation

“If humanity changed the climate by mistake…we can change it with intent” – So declared Interface in 2016 – a US-based floor coverings business that has pioneered corporate sustainability. A sustainability strategy is a prioritised set of commitments and supporting actions that purposefully address a range of environmental, social, and governance issues while also supporting …

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Materiality Assessments as Part of your Sustainability Journey

Embarking on a sustainability journey can be confusing. To separate the wheat from the chaff, one of the first things you’ll want to conduct is a materiality assessment. Materiality is a concept borrowed from financial accounting relating to the disclosure (and sometimes the omission to disclose) of information that is consequential to the value of …

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Increased Funding Expected for Circular Economy Initiatives in 2022

A successor to the 2021 Circular Economy Innovations Grants Scheme (CEIGS) is expected to be announced in April 2022 with significantly increased funding to be available. The purpose of the CEIGS is to provide support to projects which work in the Circular Economy space with the aim of both advancing the Circular Economy in Ireland …

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Management Principles and Sustainability

Management System Standards and strategies may be successfully applied to sustainability. The concepts and processes involved provide a logical, strategic, and improvement-focused approach to sustainability. There are standards that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These include ISO 20400, Sustainable procurement – Guidance,  ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, ISO 22000 …

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Sustainable Finance & Understanding How to Get There

Source: https://www.ifrs.org/use-around-the-world/use-of-ifrs-standards-by-jurisdiction/view Adapted. Image: For demonstration purposes only. The convergence of Sustainability and Financial Reporting.i In ‘Who Controls the Rules Wins’ii, finance contributor George O’Dwyer, sets out why climate and financial reporting were moving toward alignment. Highlighted impacts on; share prices, investment returns, availability of finance and singled out a resource every stakeholder attributed value …

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Famine, War, and Pestilence – Interpretation of our Future as per Chatham House’s Report Entitled ‘Climate Change Risk Assessment 2021’

Here’s my interpretation of our future according to Chatham House’s report entitled Climate change risk assessment 2021. Chatham House, (yes, they do more than set rules for disclosure at meetings), published the report in September with its headline findings that: The world is dangerously off-track to meet the Paris Agreement goals The risks are compounding, …

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