For years, companies have integrated social and environmental concerns into business strategies. Yet, little was known about the relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial performance. Financial decision-makers must find the right metrics to account for the many ways sustainability impacts the bottom line. Without a better understanding of how to measure CSR, managers may choose not to invest for fear it will undermine financial performance – or they may over-invest only to find they have destroyed shareholder value. In this topic area, find research and comment related to the financial issues.

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Valuing Environmental Impacts

Systematic Review: Measuring & Valuing Environmental Impacts

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The systematic review provides an actionable, four-step process for measuring your organization’s sustainability initiatives and environmental impacts.

Executive Report: Measuring & Valuing Environmental Impacts

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Navigate the decision-making process to manage environmental impacts like a pro.

Optimize Resources with Big Data

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Disruptions distracting you? Innovations like big data can focus sustainability efforts. Save money and energy today – the world tomorrow.

Risky Business

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Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders

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Valuing Sustainability

Systematic Review: Valuing Business Sustainability

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63 per cent of studies reveal positive correlation between sustainability and financial performance.

Executive Report: Valuing Business Sustainability

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Measure the value of sustainable business activities using the tools and framework of metrics in this introductory guide.

Capture a Huge Opportunity with Sustainability Reporting

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Effective sustainability reporting is about managing performance. New NBS resources show how to make your reporting organizationally relevant.

Two Ways Sustainability Drives Access to Capital

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If your sustainability strategy is weak, don’t be surprised if your firm has to jump through hoops to secure funds. A strong strategy breaks down barriers.

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