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23 Nov 15

Evaluating supply chain impacts with GRI and UN Global Compact

The term ‘supply chain sustainability’ refers to the management of environmental, social and economic impacts, and the encouragement of ethical governance practices [1] in the supply chain. Managing supply chain sustainability is not only the right thing to do in terms of ethical business practice; it also makes good business sense. As regulatory and consumer demand for transparency in the supply chain increases, businesses of all sizes need to look at the sustainability impacts of their business operations through the value chain.

GRI G4 , SupplierPortal , supplychain

17 Nov 15

Greenstone selected to hold masterclass at GRI’s Global Conference


Greenstone has been selected by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to deliver a 3-hour interactive masterclass at its Global Conference in May 2016. In addition to the three day conference program, GRI offers these add-on masterclasses designed to give participants focused learning to empower sustainable decision making.

Earlier this year, Greenstone submitted a proposal for a masterclass titled ‘How to breathe life into your sustainability data’. GRI selected this masterclass out of 48 proposals from over 30 organisations as one of the 14 masterclasses it wished to offer participants as part of the conference.

GRI G4 , Event , News

16 Nov 15

SustainIt and Greenstone to hold joint webinar on Scope 2 Guidance

Understanding how to effectively report on CO₂ emissions is a continual challenge, and sometimes just making sure you’re using the right standard correctly can be a real nightmare.

The great news is that the new WRI guidance on Scope 2 emissions provides a clear methodology that not only allows you to effectively report on CO₂ emissions from Scope 2 sources such as electricity, but also allows a much greater level of granularity than before.

Event

11 Nov 15

Webinar on The Modern Slavery Act - 24th November

Greenstone is holding a webinar on Tuesday 24th November at 1pm GMT on the Modern Slavery Act.

The UK government has recently issued statutory guidance relating to the supply chain transparency and reporting obligations of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. With the aim of preventing employment exploitation and increasing disclosure of labour practices, the Act introduces new grounds of compliance for commercial entities.

Event

9 Nov 15

Greenstone announced as a CDP accredited software partner

Greenstone has partnered with CDP to further streamline the CDP reporting process for its software clients. CDP has accredited Greenstone as an official Climate Change Software partner as part of its partnership programme. 

This partnership provides Greenstone’s clients with a CDP accredited software platform to collect, manage, analyse and report non-financial information. Greenstone’s Enterprise solution includes the CDP reporting questionnaires, which simplifies the reporting process for organisations and enables them to collect the exact data required for reporting to CDP.

Non-Financial Reporting , Environment , CDP

4 Nov 15

The Modern Slavery Act 2015: supply chain transparency requirements

The UK government has recently issued statutory guidance relating to the supply chain transparency and reporting obligations of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. With confirmation on who is required to comply and when they need to comply by, as well as including essential details on the all-important annual statement, Transparency in Supply Chains: A Practical guide is a welcome document for all. Here is everything you need to know and what you need to do.

Modern Slavery , SupplierPortal , supplychain

2 Nov 15

Greenstone speaking at 10th Annual Sustainable Supply Chain Summit Europe

We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Matthew de Villiers, will be speaking at the Ethical Corporation’s Sustainable Supply Chain Summit on 10th and 11th November in London.

This year’s Summit will show how companies deliver a resilient value chain through industry collaboration and business innovation, focusing on; responsible sourcing, impact measurement, scaling up and supplier engagement. 

Event , supplychain