The index is an important and unique tool for local ngos, governments, donors, academics, and others to understand and measure the sustainability of the ngo sector. The msci global sustainability indexes for the standard size segment are constructed at a regional level, with the exception of north america which is built separately from canada and the usa. Global sustainability index fund please carefully read the prospectus and summary prospectus and consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of northern funds before investing. External hhs determines cdcs performance goals, outlined in the 2016 hhs strategic sustainability performance plan sspp cdc pdf external.
Federation university australia is committed to improving the sustainability performance of the organisation through promoting a culture of sustainability, managing our operations in a manner that minimises our environmental and social impacts and enabling the integration of sustainability principles and practices into teaching and learning. In 2010, the academic advisory committee for the office of sustainability. Ninetytwo percent of survey respondents said that their company was addressing sustainability in some way. Perhaps most telling of all, the study revealed that 40 percent of ir respondents in north america said they do not publish any esg reporting, compared to 21 percent who said the same globally. Sustainability index, in categories where the index is available reducing environmental. These csss are tools that rate corporate performance on sustainability. Sustainability, innovation, and entrepreneurship open. The tool can be purchased for a small fee via the link below. This tool is designed to facilitate the creation of a gri content index in the nearfinal stages of the report preparation phase, thus the material topics and disclosures should already be known before generating the final excel file. This document, which focuses on the intersection of osh and sustainability, is the product of oshas efforts described in appendix a.
In the concept of environmental sustainability, robert goodland substantiates a history documenting this need, presenting proponents ranging from mill and malthus to meadows and brundtland et al. Reporting initiatives g4 core sustainability reporting guidelines. The scores for the dimensions are averaged to produce an overall sustainability score. This document is primarily the result of a sustainability indicator project completed in september 2011 by a team of researchers drawn from. This document is for information purposes only and does not. Skip directly to site content skip directly to page options skip directly to az link. This is the first edition of the sustainability index for north american public gardens. Learn more about cdcs strategic sustainability goals on the goals and reporting page. I the idea of defining sustainability in this way dates at least back to tietenberg 1984 and seems to have been fairly widely accepted. The weightings used are 40 per cent for the adequacy sub index, 35 per cent for the sustainability sub index and 25 per cent for the integrity sub index which have remained unchanged since the first index in 2009. Monki x mental health europe this may, monki will reveal their second collaboration together with mental health europe. We have a responsibility to ensure that all athletes can train, live and thrive for generations to come.
The business of sustainability 5 executive summary t here is a strong consensus that sustainability is havingand will continue to havea material impact on how companies think and act. This paper discusses project sustainability, which is now a common approach related to the management of projects, programs, institutions, organizations, people, and other entities requiring effective and. Of most relevance to the sustainable procurement are the conclusions of the 20062007 report which state that. The genuine progress indicator system of sustainable wellbeing accounts mark anielski1 abstract current national income accounting systems and measures of progress, like the gross domestic product gdp, fail to. Sustainability index the village at squaw valley specific plan april 2016 page e1 e the sustainability index provides a matrix of sustainable measures required or recommended for all improvements within this specific plan. Several entities within the united nations system are already utilizing environmental and social sustainability measures such as safeguards. The written sustainability index was specifically for public gardens within the united states and canada. The panel agrees on a score for each dimension, which ranges from 1 the most enhanced level of sustainability to 7 the most impeded. Should you encounter any issues accessing our document center or other services on our website, please contact the city clerk who will provide an alternative way to obtain the information you are seeking to obtain through the website. Sustainability goals are part of our corporate scorecard.
The ngo sustainability index analyzes and assigns scores to seven interrelated dimensions. View cdcs annual sustainability report to learn more about green initiatives, collaborations, programs, and events. Sustainability indicesinvestment solutions for future generations january 2015 research sustainability 4 2 and 3. The 2017 cso sustainability index for subsaharan africa 1 executive summary for the ninth year in a row, the cso sustainability index for subsaharan africa offers a snapshot of developments in the regions cso sectors. The fsi aims to highlight best practices among different. The panel agrees on a score for each dimension, which ranges from 1 the most enhanced level of sustainability. It is organized to follow our exploration of the sustainability landscapeunderstanding what sustainability. The gri index below lists the gri standards we are reporting against, and. The sustainability index working with a diverse group of stakeholders, we hope to develop credible, transparent measurements that will help us reward suppliers and innovative, affordable products that are more sustainable for people and the planet.
For sustainability to remain a relevant, useful tool, it is important that it adapt to the local context. Sustainability index msi is a product of irex with funding from usaid. This gri content index provides an overview of the material sustainability related disclosures contained in the edfs 2018 reference document available at this page or in the gri content index at hand. Asset sustainability index transportation planning capacity. A comprehensive foundation, first and secondyear college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. It was prepared by longwood gardens and members of the peer advisory group. Summit called for the development of sustainability indicators with its. Pdf there is rarely an optimal solution in sustainable development but most frequently a need to build compromises between conflicting aspects such as. Ualbertas sustainability plan sustainability at the university of alberta the definition of sustainability is broad, and the world is a big, diverse places. As sustainability is a multidisciplinary area of study, the text is the product. Cdcs sustainability page provides information on the agencys sustainability performance and information for the public on healthy and environmentally friendly practices.
This interpretation of sustainability has been suggested in a number of references. Cdc achieves federally mandated sustainability requirements detailed in federal executive order 693. Dow jones sustainability indices methodology 5 eligibility criteria sustainability scoring the key factor in selecting constituents for any djsi index is a companys total sustainability score tss, calculated under robecosams annual corporate sustainability assessment csa. There is a perception that sustainability or esd is an issue that can be addressed and that can be located within a particular department, normally environmental services. By agreement with iso, adobe systems is allowed to offer this version of the iso standard as a free pdf file on its web site. A palimpsest is a manuscript written on an older document, the text of which has. Ecolab s 20 corporate sustainability report was prepared in alignment with the global. This edition of the index reports on the strength and overall viability of the cso sectors in bangladesh, cambodia, indonesia, nepal, the philippines, sri lanka, and thailand. This material references the gri standards published in 2016. These goals are further cascaded to the leaders of business units and enabler functions with the.
Though we now live in a world where batterypowered cars and solarpaneled homes are becoming the norm, this transformation has not happened overnightand its taking even longer to catch on in the world of business. The dow jones sustainability indices djsi were launched in 1999 as the first set of global sustainability benchmarks. Though there are disagreements among those from different disciplines and influenced by different political beliefs about the nature of the good society, these disciplines and international organizations have each offered measures or indicators of how to measure the concept. The sustainable index tool sit was developed in 2012 during the first evaluation of the projects. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext.
It is not an official iso document but the technical content is identical including the. Edf follows the gri sustainability reporting standards and applies the gri reporting principles. For many investors, this is an important consideration when deciding which index to choose. Core option 10255 gri content index this document represents the companys content index 10256 external. Learn about our approach to sustainability and our ongoing commitment to drive positive change across the entire fashion industry. White paper the future of esg and sustainability reporting. Impact assessment sustainability index tool compare test to baselinecontrol understand context of intervention and riskssuccess factors. This year, usaid will publish the second edition of the ngo sustainability index for subsaharan africa, and in 2011 will expand the use of this tool to the middle.
Symbols of united nations documents are composed of capital letters combined with figures. We develop sustainable products and innovate new materials because were dedicated to finding ways to solve todays problems for a better tomorrow with zero compromises for sustainability. The concept of sustainability, or going green, is not a new one. Refer to the specific chapter of the specific plan for more detailed information. Please refer to the disclaimer at the end of this document esg index overview msci global sustainability indexes march 2014 2 of 5 introduction the msci global sustainability indexes are free floatadjusted market capitalization weighted indexes designed to include companies with strong management of their environmental, social and governance. The notion quality of life, includes everything that influences the situation in. Tjx provides an index of our corporate responsibility reporting mapped against the global reporting initiatives gri standards for sustainability reporting framework guidelines. Management asserts that the sustainability disclosures in the 2018 gri content index referenced within the 2018 corporate sustainability progress report of ups for the year ended december 31, 2018 are presented in accordance with the gri sustainability reporting standards under its comprehensive option. Dow jones sustainability index member logo guidelines 2020. Indicators for sustainable cities european commission. Environmental protection agencys national asthma forum has produced a document titled a systemsbased approach for creating and sustaining effective. Our 2019 sustainability reporting, as detailed within the annual report and accounts, corporate website and supplementary downloadable documents, has been prepared in accordance with the global reporting initiative gri standards. Project plan for community collage quilt art is education 2012 pdf 452kb project plan for green map art is education 2011 pdf 642kb sustainability education online resources pdf 568kb sustainabilityrelated book list for k12 readers pdf 458kb climate protection. The index s methodology relies on cso practitioners and researchers, who in each country form an expert panel to assess and rate these dimensions of cso sustainability during the year.
A framework for sustainability indicators at epa pdf. This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the u. The overall index value for each system represents the weighted average of the three sub indices. The index is the first of its kind using the dow jones sustainability indices methodology and the igpa index as the underlying universe. Sustainable development is a systematic concept relating to the continuity of economic, social, institutional, and environmental aspects of human society as well as the nonhuman environment. Index construction methodologies of djsi world and djsi world diversified source. You can also view details about cdcs sustainability awards, benchmarking data, and outreach efforts. Document management and sustainability in the workplace. The dow jones sustainability canada select 25 index is not capped. These practices are not, however, consistent or readily comparable. The djsi bluechip indices are weighted by sustainability score. Global findings and lessons learned 1 1 context of the sustainability challenge the longterm sustainability of water, sanitation, and hygiene wash interventions is widely recognized as a complex and persistent challenge facing communities, governments, and international development partners alike. Ecological sustainability of the global market place, august 2001, montreal, quebec measuring the sustainability of nations.
This document you are now reading is a copy of the iso 320001 standard. Its aim is to create a standard industry approach to measuring and evaluating sustainability impacts. Call 8005959111 to obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus, which contain this and other. A critical assessment of this interpretation of sustainability. In 2017, over 140,000 employees in more than 70 countries achieved total revenue of 126 billion euros and an operating profit of 11 billion euros for the group. These assessments are, as always, subject to the disclaimer provided below. The reporting has been prepared in accordance with the gri standards. Group communications and corporate responsibility media.
Each regional sustainability index targets 50% of the free floatadjusted market. Ministry of cabinet affairs and the future, the ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation and 12 other federal level government organizations are also members and are responsible for the national implementation for sdgs, monitoring and reporting of. It is the most expedient form of pdf document produced directly from a word processing program, and the only elements that appear to make it a book are page numbers and publishers name in the footer. Sustainability is the process of living within the limits of available physical, natural and social resources in ways that allow the living systems in which humans are embedded to thrive in perpetuity. Sustainability metrics and indices are measures of sustainability, and attempt to quantify beyond the generic concept.1173 1270 411 798 234 366 679 227 110 1595 915 153 1266 28 100 787 19 367 1080 1092 1270 428 894 812 871 524 396 1493 315 145 305 1026 872 557 593 627