Where the future begins: understanding and accountability

Where the future begins: understanding and accountability

Last week we had the pleasure to launch our 2013 Sustainability report ‘Where the Future Begins.’  The process to develop a sustainability report is invaluable, very insightful and significantly improves strategy and engagement. I would like to share some of my conclusions from this latest experience: Using a framework To structure our sustainability report and […]

2012 Sustainability Reporting Trends

One of the hot trends we stated for 2012 was the growth of sustainability reporting. So were we right in our prediction and did the tide turn? Well no – not exactly. It may not have gone mainstream but there was definitely a growth in reporting in the event industry and more importantly an improvement […]

The death of Sustainability Reporting?

Many newspapers and business commentators have  recently dedicated column space to ethics and  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – specifically to the gap between what many organisations have declared in  comprehensive polished reports and their  later actions. The economic crisis and the causes of it have provided much opportunity to reflect on the way modern business operates. […]

CREATING VALUE – MCI LAUNCHES THE 2011 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

I am very happy to see the launch of our  MCI 2011 sustainability report. Entitled “Creating Value”, the  report tells a story of business transformation and how MCI talent are progressively integrating sustainability into the day to day business of MCI. Learning from our readers, this year we have attempted to use some of the […]

Sustainability as a driver for successful associations

I was at the IMEX tradeshow this week in Frankfurt, and had the opportunity to present at the Association Day. This is a yearly event which brings leaders together to discuss trends and issues effecting the successful management of associations and societies. Together with Lucy Goodchild of the Global Reporting Initiative, we ran a workshop […]

Launch of GRI event organizers reporting guidelines

Launch of new event reporting guidelines from GRI In continuation on our series of posts about reporting, we have a great announcement to make: From today event organizers around the world now have a new tool that can help them to report on economic, environmental and social sustainability issues. The new guidelines have been developed […]

Will Sustainability Reporting go Mainstream?

First of a series of posts about sustainability reporting, we pose the question – “will sustainability reporting go mainstream in the events and meetings sector?” Up to now, there has been very few organisations who have conducted a sustainability report about their event or about their events organisation. A few valiant agencies such as MeetGreen, […]

Sweat, Tears and Bloody Knuckles: How Sustainability Reporting is making MCI a better company

“Sweat, Tears and Bloody Knuckles: How our Sustainability Report is making us a better company” The idea was simple enough.  Rather than deliver the minimum effort to be compliant with the UN Global Compact Communications on Progress requirement, we’d take additional steps to conduct measurements of the known sustainability impacts of our business.  We would, […]

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