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There are lots of tools available to support all sized businesses to understand & disclose their environmental and social impact.
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Check out some of the most popular ones below; the team are available to explain more.
SDG Action Manager
The SDG Action Manager is a free self-assessment that helps all businesses understand their contribution toward progressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Who can use it? The SDG Action Manager is suitable for businesses, big or small, who have the ambition to understand and manage their performance on the SDGs. The UN Global Compact created it with BCorp.
What do I do next? Register or sign in to the SDG Action Manager here, or for a more in-depth understanding of the tool, talk to one of the team.
Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS)
There are over 400 voluntary sustainability standards used by producers, manufacturers, traders, retailers, and service providers to demonstrate their commitment to good environmental, social, ethical, and food safety practices.
These standards and certifications are voluntary guidelines and most refer to the triple bottom line of environmental quality, social equity and economic prosperity.
Who can use them? There are VSS for different sectors like food and tourism, and businesses of all sizes can use them. For example, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, Organic, Sustainable Tourism and LEED.
What do I do next? Find out more here or for a more in-depth understanding of the tools, talk to one of the team.
Almost every United Nations state (192) has committed to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ISO is supporting this commitment.
Who can use them? Businesses of all sizes can use the International Standards and guidance. There are numerous Standards from social value to verifying Greenhouse Gas emissions.
What do I do next? Check out the ISO sustainability section or for a more in-depth understanding of the tools, talk to one of the team.
Global Reporting Initiative
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an international, multi-stakeholder and independent non-profit standards organisation that promotes economic, environmental and social sustainability.
Established in 1997 in partnership with the United Nations’ Environment Programme (UNEP), GRI has developed Sustainability Reporting Guidelines., providing companies with a broad framework for sustainability reporting that is globally accepted.
Who can use it? Businesses of all sizes can use the framework, which also dives into sectors such as Agriculture, Food and Beverage and topics like biodiversity.
What do I do next? Check out GRI or talk to one of the team for a more in-depth understanding of the tool and how we can help you.
Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures
A key and unique facet of this framework is that it encourages businesses to undertake scenario analysis. This involves mapping likely risks and opportunities to the business’s value chain at a range of global warming trajectories, including those detailed in the Paris Agreement.
Who can use them? Generally used by large businesses and corporations, the disclosure recommendations are structured around four thematic areas representing core elements of how companies operate: governance, strategy, risk management, and metrics and targets.
What do I do next? Check out the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures website or for a more in-depth understanding of the tools, talk to one of the team.
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