Corporate Giants Innovating With Sustainability-Indexed Loans

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Tying interest rates to sustainability metrics might be almost unheard of right now, but with the rapid adoption of this accounting strategy by corporate giants like Phillips and Danone, it won’t be long until companies everywhere scramble to implement syndicated sustainability-linked credit facilities of their own. The simple reason companies should, and undoubtedly will, begin […]

Sustainability and the C-Suite

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In general, C-suite leaders care about two groups:  customers and shareholders. Traditionally, the soft, story-focused, intangible sustainability or corporate social responsibility report targeted customers.  While it might include some metrics and performance targets, its primary goal was to communicate with customers, helping them see a brand as more well-rounded and identify with that brand’s story.  […]

SASB Metrics Useful for Privately-held Companies - Dunlap Law - Tricia Dunlap

SASB Standards: Especially Useful for Privately-Held Companies

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5 Reasons Why Privately-held Companies Should Incorporate SASB Metrics Into Benchmarking & Strategy 1) Cut Through the Noise:  Not every sustainability issue is material to every company. Because SASB standards are research-based and founded on evidence of financial or operational impact in a given industry, every company can use them to cut through the noise and […]

Differences Between SRI and ESG

SRI, ESG: Not the Same Approach to Sustainability Investing

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Differences Between SRI and ESG Tricia Dunlap, Dunlap Law, clears up the differences between SRI and ESG. Lets clear up one misconception. Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and Environmental-Social-Governance Investing (ESG) are not the same thing. True, they are kissing cousins which prioritize sustainability and sometimes even people working in this niche conflate the two.  Both methods […]