Marian Gruber | 04/07/2018
Australian companies Adelaide Brighton, AGL, BlueScope Steel, Boral Limited, Bunge Limited, Origin, Qantas, Woodside Petroleum and Woolworths have been added to the Climate Action 100+ (climate investor initiative) list, which identifies companies to be influenced to transition to clean energy. The list was compiled to help achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement. The initial list was compiled using the companies CDP data on Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. More information is available here.
Marian Gruber | 01/07/2018
For organisations that have been using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 sustainability reporting guidelines, please note that from July 1 (this week!), in order to be recognised as a GRI report, ALL reports published from this date must have transitioned to the GRI Standards, launched in 2016. For more information, contact ZOOiD.
Marian Gruber | 01/07/2018
Revised versions of the following standards are now available:
The revised GRI 403 Occupational Health and Safety Standard aligns with key international instruments from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and with ISO 45001. The revised GRI 303 Water and Effluent Standard addresses the investors’ perspective and approach to measuring water risk and water security, and it is aligned wherever possible with other reporting frameworks, including the CEO Water Mandate Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines, and the revised CDP Water Questionnaire.For more information, contact ZOOiD.
Marian Gruber | 20/06/2018
We're extremely pleased to have worked with Australian Ethical Investment on their 2017 Annual and Sustainability Report which has won a Gold award at the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) in June. ARA seeks reports that
ZOOiD has worked with Australian Ethical for a number of years now on their sustainability reports, providing a range of services. Australian Ethical’s Sustainability Report 2015 won the 'Best RI Report by an Asset Manager' Award at the Responsible Investment (RI) Reporting Awards 2016 in London as part of the RI Europe Conference in 2016.
Marian Gruber | 01/03/2018
Together with partner GreenChip, ZOOiD worked with Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) on the compilation of their first GRI Standards Sustainability Report. Producing a sustainability report is not an easy task, however, the team absolutely rose to the challenge, and, as we can see, the report is a comprehensive overview of Alba's business and sustainability impacts.
Marian Gruber | 01/03/2017
ZOOiD’s long standing client Tassal Group has released their seventh Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Report, and we are extremely pleased to have been closely involved in the compilation of each report. The report is a mature and transparent reflection of Tassal's sustainability impacts and performance.
Tassal’s 2015 and 2013 Sustainability Reports were benchmarked as the world's number one in global fish farming for corporate, social and environmental reporting by seafoodintelligence.com (Tassal’s 2016 and 2014 Sustainability Report was benchmarked 2nd in the world).
Tassal’s Sustainability Report 2014 was rated at the level of Leading for the 2014 financial reporting cycle in the 2015 edition of ACSI’s (Australian Council of Superannuation Investors) annual research report, Corporate Reporting in Australia: Disclosure of sustainability risks among S&P/ASX200 companies. The Leading rating is the highest of five categories.
Marian Gruber | 01/05/2017
The TCFD and the Climate Related Disclosures Standards Board (CDSB) have launched an online platform to assist organisations with quality reporting on climate related disclosures. A range of resources are available including a global representation of legislation and regulations, frameworks, standards, guidance, research papers and other tools. The TCFD knowledge hub is available here.