Sustainability News Briefing Q2 2015
BrownFlynn monitors developments across the sustainability field to keep you abreast of the latest trends and help you:
Your Landscape
Infographic: The 2015 Sustainability Leaders
Environmental and Socially Responsible Index Based on the S&P 500 Launched by S&P Dow Jones Indices
Companies with Recent ESG Rating Gains May Outperform Benchmarks
ESG Momentum Tilt Shows Outperformance
Responsible Investment: Vice Versus Nice
Set Your Direction
Mosaic Announces New Environmental Sustainability Targets
Pepsi’s CEO Really Wants You to Know Her Company Loves the Environment
Unilever is World Most Sustainable Brand – Report
Update on UNGC Sustainable Development Goals: What You Can Do
Four Multinationals Shifting Their Business Models for Sustainability
Tell Your Story
Our client, Reynolds American (RAI), released their 2014 Sustainability Report Transforming Tobacco
Our client, Fairmount Santrol, released their 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Boldly Different
Our client, KeyCorp, released their 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report Focused Forward
L’Oreal Sustainability Chief: Transparency is No Stunt
Alcoa Innovation Drives Strong Sustainability Results
Engage Your Stakeholders
KeyBank Prides Itself on Sustainability In and Out of the Workplace
Bank of America Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Contribute to Economic Growth and Address Important Global and Local Issues
Why Engaging Employees on Sustainability Really Isn’t About Money
Practice Greenhealth and Johnson & Johnson Partner to Advance Sustainability in Health Care
The Power of Engagement
BrownFlynn adapts to evolving market conditions to serve our clients’ needs. See the latest BrownFlynn news, events, and resources below:

Mike Krzus Joins BrownFlynn as a Senior Advisor and Integrated Reporting Expert

BrownFlynn has been on the cutting edge of sustainability reporting and intends to remain in this position. With the addition of Mike Krzus to our team, we bring the integrated reporting thought leadership, knowledge, and expertise our clients expect. More

BrownFlynn Becomes First U.S. GRI Community Leader

As a GRI Community Leader, BrownFlynn gives regional advice to GRI, provides feedback from the North American network, and helps GRI extend their community through activities including events and webinars. We are delighted to support the development of GRI’s growing global community and its core network of Organizational Stakeholder Program members to contribute to a more sustainable economy and world. More

BrownFlynn, GRI, and the U.S. State Department Participate in One-Day Sustainable Development Roundtable

GRI and the U.S. State Department partnered to convene a one-day roundtable that gathered business representatives and government officials for a knowledge exchange exploring how U.S. companies are helping to enable sustainable development in emerging markets. BrownFlynn joined representatives from Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Disney, Mosaic, and Nasdaq in Washington, D.C. for the event. More

Jared Robbins and Emily Bryant Named Associate Consultants

Since joining BrownFlynn, both Jared and Emily have shown exceptional growth both personally and professionally, and have added immense value to their clients by becoming specialists in specific sustainability topics and processes.

Margie Flynn to Participate in Panel Discussion Entitled “What Can Your Address Do For Your Business?”

Join Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA) and Crain’s Cleveland Business on Friday, August 7, 2015, for an exclusive event that explores why companies across the country are making the investment to move their business downtown. More

Mike Wallace to Speak at NACD’s Global Board Leaders’ Summit

Managing Director Mike Wallace will speak at the National Association of Corporate Directors’ annual conference on the topic of the Intersection of Sustainability and Risk. Fellow panelists include Bob O’Brien (Forest City Enterprises), Solomon Trujillo (Trujillo Group Investments LLC), and Alex Wittenberg (Marsh & McLennan Companies). More

BrownFlynn and Nasdaq Webinar Featuring GRI, IIRC, and SASB

BrownFlynn and Nasdaq conducted their second quarterly webinar featuring GRI, IIRC, and SASB, entitled: “Making Sense of Sustainability: tips from the top non-financial reporting frameworks.” The webinar and slide deck are available for download on our website. More

Managing Sustainability in the Healthcare Sector Whitepaper

Coming Soon: BrownFlynn and Trucost partner to develop a whitepaper on managing sustainability in the healthcare sector, launch planned for end of July.