2021, what a year! The pandemic has been dominating our lives since day one and we’ve all had to adapt to the “new normal”. In the Sustainability reporting landscape, businesses had to adapt to a new normal as well, with a growing number of regulations and more complex frameworks to align with.
To help our subscribers to keep track of the latest news, regulations, and trends in sustainability, our sustainability blog has been updated on a regular basis – 58 times this year to be exact. However, five blogs stood out and gained somewhat more attention than the rest. To wrap this year up, let’s check out the five most-read blogs from 2021!
1. Introducing Worldfavor Transparency and the Transparency Initiative – Read it here
The launch of Worldfavor Transparency and the Transparency initiative was not only the highlight of the year for us at Worldfavor but it seemed to be the highlight for our readers as well! In November, Worldfavor reached a milestone and launched our Worldfavor Transparency platform – the dedicated platform for organizations to easily exchange their ESG data – for free!
As a part of the launch, sustainability leaders, such asOatly,Danske bank, andGrant Thorntonjoined forces to promote transparency of comparable ESG data in the one centralized platform. Get to know more about Worldfavor Transparency and the Transparency initiative here.
2. 5 Financial regulations that will affect your sustainability reporting –Read it here
It was not long ago when organizations could choose themselves what sustainability standards and metrics to report on. A lot has happened in the sustainability reporting landscape and today – organizations need to ensure their sustainability reports are in line with government reporting regulations. That is why we have gathered 5 regulations that will likely affect your sustainability reporting – both now and in the near future.
3. 5 Common pitfalls in ESG and how to avoid them – Read it here
ESG investing trends are expected to increase by more than 50% in the coming years. But ESG can be complicated, and good intentions don’t always yield results. With increasing reporting standards and understanding throughout the market, savvy investors can spot if ESG is poorly implemented – turning it from opportunity to threat. In this blog, you will find the most common pitfalls of environmental and social governance and how to avoid them.
4. Use a software to manage your sustainability work with ease –Read it here
When it comes to such a complex matter as sustainability management, technology can help to create clarity and insight. As a growing number of regulations are emerging all around the world, more organizations are moving away from manual sustainability reporting processes to dedicated sustainability softwares. In this blog, we have listed five ways a sustainability software can help your organization to manage its sustainability work with ease.
5. How to achieve a transparent ESG portfolio in 5 steps – Read it here
The current ESG reporting landscape is “a little bit of the wild wild west” because of the lack of transparency and standardization. As a result, the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) alarmed in their 2019 report that “the market is calling for greater coherence and consistency”. Fast forward two years and this blog covering the essential steps to scale up the ESG transparency is born! Read this blog to find out what your organization can do to take matters into your own hands and create a coherent and consistent ESG investing process!