KPMG

released 12 October 2017

The survey provides a detailed look at global trends in CR reporting and insights for business leaders, company boards, and CR and sustainability professionals. It is designed to offer guidance on good practice to corporate professionals who assess and prepare their own organization’s CR reporting. It also serves as a guide to investors, asset managers and ratings agencies who now factor  environmental, social and governance (ESG) information into their assessments of corporate performance and risk.

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Arup

released 11 October 2017

This publication aims at demonstrating that a different paradigm for materials in construction is possible.

Organic waste from our cities and the coutryside, traditionally managed through landfill, incineration and composting could be diverted – at least in part – to become a resource for the creation of construction engineering and architecture products before being fed back in the biological cycle at the end of their service life.

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World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Radley Yeldar

released 16 October 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Radley Yeldar released the fifth edition of Reporting matters – WBCSD’s annual review of member companies’ sustainability and integrated reports.

Spanning 157 leading companies from more than 20 sectors and 35 countries, this year’s research points to positive progress in corporate reporting and disclosure as well as a continued movement towards digital reporting.

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Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

released 16 October 2017

Greater Melbourne Vital Signs 2017 takes the ‘pulse’ of our city. It provides a snapshot of its health and vitality and identifies the things to celebrate and the issues we face as we all create a sustainable and resilient city.

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The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) & The Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)

released October 2017

This toolkit has been developed to help institutional investors better understand the climate related risks and opportunities emerging across the land sector and to scale up the investor response. It builds upon research and engagement with investors and across the finance sector, as well as with key representatives in policy and civil society focused on climate-related issues in the land sector.

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The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)

released 10 October 2017

This report explores the dynamics of a transition from coal in Australia, focussing on domestic coal-fred electricity generation, together with the international context for coal export markets. This report first considers the scale of change that could be coming, before exploring the communities most afected. Finally, it presents a framework for considering new regional opportunities that  would benefit both investors and communities.

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