UNGC Türkiye Ağı 7. Genel Kurul Toplantısı’na gözlemci olarak katıldık…

S.E.Ç. Sürdürülebilirlik Danışmanlığı olarak UNGC Türkiye Ağı‘nın 6 Mayıs 2019 tarihinde Zorlu PSM‘de gerçekleştirilen 7. Genel Kurul Toplantısı’na katıldık. Genel kurul izlenimlerimiz sonucunda; “Sürdürülebilirlik” ve “Sürdürülebilir Kalkınma” vizyonunun -orta vadede- iş dünyasına denge sağlamak için çok daha belirleyici roller yükleneceği ve üssel bir artışla kurumsal olarak yaygınlaşacağını düşünüyoruz. Organizasyonu gerçekleştiren UNGC Türkiye Ağı sekreteryasına misafirperverliği için…

VF Corporation Signs UN Climate Change’s Fashion Industry Charter

VF Corporation became the latest apparel company to sign the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action this week. The UN charter aligned with the Paris Agreement launched in December and now has more than 40 signatories. The global apparel, footwear, and accessories company has nearly 70,000 associates and reports $12.4 billion in revenue. The North…

The drive to embed ‘planetary health’ impacts within corporate sustainability strategy

In 2015, the Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission coined the term “planetary health” to focus on interactions between environmental and human health. Since then, groups such as the Lancet, The Planetary Health Alliance and the U.N. Health and Environmental Linkages Initiativehave given growing attention to the influence of environmental conditions on human health. Most recently, the United Nations Environment Program published…

Global Compact Türkiye Sürdürülebilir Finansman Bildirgesi Güncellendi

Global Compact Türkiye finansman kuruluşlarının kredilendirme politikalarına sürdürülebilirlik ölçütlerini yerleştirmelerinin, sürdürülebilirlik olgusunu geniş kesimlere ulaştırmada önemli rol oynayacağına inanıyor. Bu kapsamda hazırlanan ve 2017 yılında Akbank, Garanti Bankası, ING Bank, İş Bankası, Şekerbank, Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası ve Yapı Kredi  tarafından imzalanan “Global Compact Türkiye Sürdürülebilir Finansman Bildirgesi” Türkiye’de finans sektöründeki mevcut uygulamaları daha ileri…

GRI and the UN Global Compact announce continued collaboration to advance business reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

​ Amsterdam, 21 February 2019 — GRI and the United Nations Global Compact have announced their continued partnership to develop best practices for corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), empowering businesses to prioritize SDG targets and measure and report on progress. ​The Action Platform on Reporting on the SDGs, led by the two organizations, was…

Report: Companies Committed to UN Global Compact Perform Better Across Supply Chains

EcoVadis, a provider of business sustainability ratings, has published a new report on sustainability performance comparisons between organizations who have committed to the UN Global Compact principles vs. those that have not. Taking a deep dive into performance across key themes of environment, labor and human rights, business ethics and sustainable procurement, EcoVadis found that committed companies…

Can the SDGs turn business risks into opportunities?

Whether driven by regulation, technology, consumer demand or resource availability, the transformation of the global economy currently underway will touch virtually every industry you can name. For companies, that means considering whether “business as usual” will cut it in the long term. However, figuring out which measures to use when planning for the future can…