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EY’s latest insights on climate change and sustainability issues.


Let’s talk: sustainability, Issue 2

EY - Let’s talk: sustainability, Issue 2In this issue, we discuss environmental and social shareholder proposals, driving value with credible sustainability goals, GHG emission opportunities and competitive advantages in government procurement.




EY Americas Sustainability Report 2013

EY - EY Americas Sustainability Report 2013EY Americas has issued its second sustainability report to help measure, understand and communicate our economic, environmental, social and governance performance.




Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey

EY - Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global surveyHow are investors using environmental, social and governance information about your company? Our survey of 163 institutional investors provides insights about non-financial disclosures.




Renewable energy country attractiveness index

EY - Renewable energy country attractiveness indexA challenging 2013 has highlighted the need for a more globally integrated sector, new sources of capital and greater transparency. Learn about the key developments.




Human rights and professional wrongs

EY - Human rights and professional wrongs thumbnail imageAre you asking the right questions? Today's global companies need take action to understand and uncover social and labor risks in their supply chains.




Sustainability reporting — the time is now

EY - Sustainability reporting - the time is nowSustainability reports must be not only credible, reliable and robust, but also increasingly relevant and strategic. Learn how to measure what’s most critical.




Let’s talk: sustainability

EY - Let’s talk: sustainabilityWe help demystify the complex world of sustainability and assist in taking concrete actions to identify competitive advantages, increase operational efficiency and mitigate risk.




Sustainability Accounting Standards: health care distributors

EY - Teaser image for HC distributorsFind out what you need to know about the SASB Health Care Standards for the health care distribution industry. See how EY can help.




Sustainability Accounting Standards: managed care

EY - Teaser image for Managed careFind out what you need to know about the SASB Health Care Standards for the managed care industry. See how EY can help.




Sustainability accounting for health care delivery

EY - Sustainability accounting for health care deliveryIn our report, learn what you need to know about the SASB Health Care Standards for health care delivery and how we can help.




Sustainability accounting for medical equipment and supplies

EY - Sustainability accounting for medical equipment and suppliesIn our report, learn what you need to know about the SASB Health Care Standards for medical equipment and supplies and how we can help.




Sustainability accounting for pharma and biotech

EY - Sustainability accounting standardsIn our report, learn what you need to know about the SASB Health Care Standards for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and how we can help.




Environmental sustainability proposals gain more attention

EY - Environmental sustainability proposals gain more attentionThe Corporate Governance Center’s most recent review of the 2013 proxy season explores what companies are doing in the area of environmental sustainability.




Demystifying sustainability risk

EY - people on a rainy crosswalkSustainability’s evolving role in business has created new risks. See how the COSO Framework can help your organization’s risk management.




Value of sustainability reporting

EY - runner in green jacket, wind generators in backgroundSustainability disclosure can help foster investor confidence and employee loyalty. Our study explores the benefits of reporting and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework.




Six growing trends in corporate sustainability

EY - Six growing trends in corporate sustainabilityAs shareholders speak up and companies begin connecting risk management and corporate sustainability, environmental issues become more prominent on company agendas.




Investors with long-standing interests in environmental and social

EY - Investors with long-standing interests in environmental and social(E+S) topics are having an increasing impact on how companiesaddress corporate sustainability.





Conflict minerals: Dodd–Frank Section 1502 and the SEC’s final rule

EY - Transistors - conflict mineralsBecause of concerns about human rights abuses in “conflict minerals” mining, Section 1502 of the Dodd–Frank Act requires disclosures about the use of these minerals emanating from select countries.

The SEC has issued a final rule to implement these new requirements. Find out what you need to know about the disclosure and reporting requirements and how we can help.


Managing risk in the age of sustainability & social media

Social media is transforming environmental campaigns targeting unsustainable corporate behavior. EY’s Adam Carrel discusses how to manage sustainability risk in social media.



Is converting coal to gas the right move?

EY - Is converting coal to gas the right move?With additional regulations for coal plants coming soon, many utilities are retiring their existing coal-fired units. Coal-to-gas conversion may be a way to maximize value.


The future of global carbon markets

EY - The future of global carbon marketsHow will current carbon markets evolve without a global climate agreement? How will the Durban Platform affect markets in the future? We help you prepare.


Water resources at the corporate level

EY - river and trees - Water risk managementBusinesses need to actively manage risks associated with water shortages or quality problems. Learn about our five recommended steps to manage these risks.


France’s sustainability law to impact US companies

EY - France's sustainability law to impact US companiesFrance took another step towards mandating integrated sustainability and financial reporting for all large companies with Article 225 of a new law called Grenelle II.


The three S’s of environmental marketing

EY - The three Ss of environmental marketingLearn what the revisions to the FTC Green Guides mean for “green” marketing.


Integrated reporting: driving value

EY - Integrated reporting: driving valueInvestor reporting expectations have evolved. Leading companies use integrated reporting to provide more complete performance metrics and measurements to improve communication, processes and efficiencies.


The benefits of EHS and sustainability programs

EY - The benefits of EHS and sustainability programsLeading organizations have learned that proactive EHS management and sustainability programs can help drive compliance and reduce risk - and also make money and save money.


Stock exchanges and sustainability reporting

EY -     Stock exchanges and sustainability reportingThe NASDAQ Stock Market and stock exchanges in Istanbul and Cairo recently urged their listed companies to begin reporting on environmental and social issues.


Federal, state and local cleantech programs under scrutiny

EY -     Federal, state and local cleantech programs under scrutinyGovernments continue to examine cleantech projects they support to ensure success at reasonable costs. How can companies prepare for additional scrutiny? See our insights.


Why don't you 'like' me?

EY -     Why don't you like me? Managing risk in the age of sustainability and social mediaSocial media is transforming environmental campaigns targeting unsustainable corporate behavior. Learn about managing risk in the age of sustainability and social media.


How sustainability has expanded the role of the CFO

EY -     How sustainability has expanded the role of the CFOA conversation with Marco Marrone, Canadian Tire Corp.'s CFO and Executive VP of Finance, on strategy, roles and how his involvement has affected sustainability performance.


Working together: Linking sustainability and tax

EY -     Working togetherIdentifying relevant incentives, credits, grants and subsidies can help an organization fund its environmental sustainability initiatives and enhance its bottom line. The key to success is having tax directors work hand-in-hand with those responsible for sustainability initiatives to understand the potential impacts at all levels of the organization.


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