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Fineprints of GHG accounting

Greenhouse gas accounting refers to calculating the amount of carbon dioxide equivalents emitted by a company. It is used to create the carbon credit commodity traded on carbon markets by states, corporations, and individuals.

Auditing and Assurance: Bridging the Trust Gap

An external auditor must audit financial statements because it establishes credibility. In
order to foster trust, sustainability reporting is also encouraged to be subjected to external
assurance. 

Corporate Climate Governance

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, establish resilient societies and safeguard vulnerable people, urgent policy reforms, investments, and leadership are required.

Meaningful materiality matters-A cut above 

Materiality is a hot topic in corporate sustainability, with CSR teams scrambling to communicate the benefits and successes of their projects to internal and external stakeholders. A resource-efficient sustainability strategy begins with identifying the important ESG variables that affect a firm. Materiality Analysis is just the right step in this direction.

What climate change signifies disease outbreaks and pandemics?

Disease outbreaks are becoming more prevalent and severe as a result of climate change.Over the last several decades, the number of new infectious diseases that have been transmitted to humans has increased, including COVID-19 and other respiratory ailments thought to have originated in bats and birds. So much so that five times a year, a new developing illness emerges. The illnesses might have always existed, hiding deep in wild and distant areas out of reach of humans. However, until today, the planet's natural defense systems were more effective in repelling them.

 

COP26 and India’s commitments

The United Nations, since 1995 has hosted global climate summits called “Conference of the Parties” (COP’s) where almost every country is invited. This year, the 26th annual summit (COP26)  was held from 31st October 2021 to 12th November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. This prominent international conference was held with the main aim to tackle climate change, bringing together several climate experts, campaigners, over a 100 world leaders, negotiators, government representatives and citizens. 

 

Oceans and Climate Change

The ocean has a tremendous influence on the environment of our world. The ocean covers around 70% of the Earth's surface. According to the National Ocean Service, the ocean creates half of the world's oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere. It also transfers heat from the equator to the poles, controlling our temperature and weather patterns. It's not surprising that it has a big influence on the Earth's ecology as nothing more than a consequence.

How does BRSR align with SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations form the foundation of the NRBC Principles; each of the 9 Principles that make up the basic foundation of BRSR reporting has been connected with the 17 SDGs that describe the world we want to live in. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are universal goals aimed at ensuring that no one is left behind. 

 

latest sustainability reporting standard: BRSR

The goal of an ESG report is to bring about more transparency for the stakeholders into the day-to-day operations of a company. Recently, even SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) has put forth its regulation for ESG reporting called BRSR.

ESG Transformation in the Age of Digital Identity

Apart from managing future and unforeseen business risk, there are a lot more reasons on why you should adopt an ESG-first business strategy

What is ESG Reporting and Why is it Important For Your Organization?

ESG reporting is the disclosure about a company's impact in three areas: environmental, social, and corporate governance. This report is addressed to investors, employees, media and other stakeholders.

Brainwashing by greenwashing

Greenwashing rhymes with brainwashing and whitewashing, doesn't it?It just not only rhymes with it, but it also functions in the same way.

Innovative Sustainable Products for A Sustainable Living

Innovation: a new method, idea, product. In all industries, unique innovations are occurring, and new solutions to current problems are emerging.

Are you recycling or wish-cycling? Think before you toss it

Have you ever tossed soiled pizza boxes, beverage cups, or tiny plastic wrappers in the recycle bin, thinking that they will be recycled in some way or the other, but are not entirely sure if the products you just tossed are recyclable?