by Lim Sze Wei and Cheryl Lee Shi-Ying. In 2018, the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) released revised versions of GRI 303: Water 2016 and GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2016 standards, as part of a continuous improvement process to keep the standards up to date and aligned with key reporting frameworks.
by Nik Bollons. As world leaders meet this month to talk about the state of the global economy, climate change should be a key agenda item. World leaders and top executives are currently meeting in the sleepy, snow covered Swiss ski resort of Davos to discuss key geopolitical issues – and how to address them. […]
by Lim Sze Wei & Stefan Ullrich. Investors are beginning to get on board with the global fight against climate change, a movement that was until recently the territory of non-profit organisations and environmentalists. According to the inaugural Global Climate Index 2017 for Asset Managers by the Asset Owner Disclosure Project (AODP), a majority […]
Complexity can be stressful for anyone so we completely understand what you’re facing when asked to put together a Sustainability Report for your organisation when you simply don’t know how and frankly don’t have the time. The hurdles you face are shared by many and we want to help by addressing these issues and suggest real […]
The 2017 hurricane season was one of the most intense in recent history  and left extensive damage in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean while Typhoon Hato wreaked havoc in Hong Kong . Financial losses related to these natural desasters were significant. Several large reinsurers, including Munich Re, have reported big losses resulting from the […]
What is a science based target? The idea behind science based targets is to use climate science to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. The assumption behind the science based target is that climate change, if not restrained to below 2oC as described by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will cause irreparable […]
On World Environment Day this year, both the public and private sectors in Singapore upped up their efforts for environmental protection with a series of plans and initiatives. These include: the unveiling of the Public Sector Sustainability Plan 2017-2020 by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, the introduction of mandatory reporting of packaging data and […]
What constitutes Human Rights in the Workplace Human rights are often seen as perplexing, complex issues that most organisations find hard to grapple with or think these are simply not applicable to their business. Human rights are in fact, very much a part of the daily workings of an organisation. Common human resource issues, contractual […]