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Data Accuracy – just one aspect of excellent data quality

Date posted: 21 January 2020
Posted in: Data accuracy

In this blog, we’re highlighting the most common data quality challenges organisations face, along with some practical techniques that you can use to improve your sustainability/ CSR data quality. In recent years there has been an increasing pressure from investors, the press, governments and other organisations for independent verification of large companies’ sustainability reports’ contents. […]

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Is your organisation looking to up your sustainability storytelling game in 2020?

Date posted: 7 January 2020
Posted in: Industry Innovation

Sustainability storytelling in all its guises is being increasingly adopted by companies all over the world. Some are brilliant at this whilst others lack consistency and originality. Putting aside the debate over ‘green washing’ for now, storytelling is something that many organisations struggle with in general. If you’re looking ahead to the new decade thinking, […]

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The Internet of Things: Advances in technology

Date posted: 23 October 2019
Posted in: Industry Innovation

‘The Internet’ is a common term generally used to describe the massive network of computers that exist today. This network connects people globally and allows them to communicate with each other, provided they are connected to ‘the internet’. For the purposes of this article we will call this the Internet of People. The Internet of […]

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Market Update

Date posted: 3 July 2019
Posted in: Sustainability software

Salesforce acquires Tableau June 2019. agree to acquire Tableau in an all stock transaction to the tune of $15.7 billion. The synergies between the two companies have been cited as a reason to be optimistic about the growth of the company over the next couple of years at least. Adam Selipsky, President and CEO […]

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How CSR Software Improves Data Accuracy

Date posted: 27 June 2018
Posted in: Data accuracy

Rise in Sustainability Reporting and Data With the increased awareness of the current and future impact of global issues such as climate change, and increased wariness of environmentally conscious consumers post the 2008 financial crash, it has become the norm for large corporations to produce sustainability and CSR reports. Research undertaken by KPMG in 2017 […]

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Aligning your CSR strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Date posted: 13 April 2017
Posted in: CSR data, CSR software, Data accuracy, Data topology

In September 2015 the UN released its seventeen sustainable development goals (SDGs). The aim has been to encourage the business community to align their corporate strategies to better serve a number of social, environmental and economic issues facing the world in the 21st century. The SDGs are also aimed at governments, the public sector and […]

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The Importance of Supply Chain Diversity

Date posted: 11 April 2017
Posted in: Supply Chain Management

In this blog post, I want to talk about the importance of supply chain diversity and why it’s beneficial for large companies to look to diversify their suppliers. Not only does this strategy present significant advantages to the company in hand in terms of agility and the ability to adapt to a changing market, but […]

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How CSR Software Drives Value

Date posted: 8 March 2017
Posted in: CSR software

Modern companies of all shapes and sizes are under increasing pressure to comply with environmental regulation and reporting, but also to demonstrate to their customers and shareholders that they’re running their business acting in a responsible and sustainable way. Ultimately this means integrating sustainability data, not only into the reporting and compliance functions of the […]

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Working with Sustainability Data in Excel: Pros and Cons

Date posted: 27 January 2017
Posted in: CSR data, Excel

Coming off the back of our last blog post looking at Excel as a non-financial data management tool, I thought the blog warranted an accompanying piece exploring the pros and cons of using Microsoft’s flagship spreadsheet software. So without further ado, let’s take a look at some the pros of using Excel. Excel Pros Universality […]

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