Shift Happens

A column focusing on sustainability and organizational change, written by BrownFlynn (www.brownflynn.com / @BrownFlynn), a sustainability and corporate responsibility consulting firm based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Of course we all want high rankings, but the process of completing the questionnaire delivers insights all on its own.

This year, 433 of the shareholder resolutions filed address ESG matters. Here's how to get the best results.

The two new items on the climate change questionnaire may not be scored, but you gain a great deal by searching for the answers.

New requirements may catch some by surprise. Now's the time to ask new questions that get you more useful answers.

Examples from Coca-Cola, Merck, Nike and other leaders illustrate how tech and electronic formats can make your report a must-read.

Forget about the one-size-fits-all approach. Rather, connect initiatives to your organization’s strategy and culture.

While suburban blight is a fundamental concern for 21st century America, the private sector has the ability to reinvent the city.

Are research firms are looking at your company's environmental, social and governance performance? Here's what you need to know.

The first year of GRI G4 reporting data points to six major benefits to examining materiality.

Local strategies are identified and shared through Hyatt Thrive, the platform that tracks the group's commitment to environmental and social responsibility.