INSIGHTS

Tesco carbon story

Accountants are always asking if a factor is material to the performance of a company. Carbon happens to be just one of literally hundreds of non-financial measures that Tesco tracks.  The company has set itself stiff targets to lower carbon emissions, but...

Common and not so common sustainability themes

How can companies and stakeholders easily identify those sustainability issues that are hot and those that are not? Fronesys offers a materiality hit parade. The sustainability press today is filled with coverage of a wide range of non-economic issues and...

Knowledge is power: the case for a new reporting model

Company reports often fail to take into account the key issues that are now crucial for future business success, write Cary Krosinsky & Jyoti Banerjee. Today's corporate reporting model is no longer fit for purpose. It is dominated by a compliance mindset,...

Times article references Fronesys materiality report

In today's Times supplement on Sustainable Investments, Cary Krosinsky and Jyoti Banerjee have analysed how company reports often fail to take into account the key issues that are now crucial for future business success. Here's an excerpt from the article,...

Step Change: Broadcasting Sky’s sustainability story

Satellite broadcaster Sky has set itself ten targets as part of its overall vision of reducing the company’s environmental impacts. These targets, including a 25% reduction in gross CO2 emissions over three years, a 20% increase in energy efficiency, and...

Fronesys collaborates on ICT sustainability with ITU

Fronesys is collaborating with a group of information and communications technology companies under the auspices of the ITU (The International Telecommunication Union) to help communicate the importance of sustainability. The major thrust of the effort is...

Materiality: what does everybody else think?

The publication of the Fronesys report Materiality Futures has created a fair amount of coverage and interest in the press and blogging community. Here's a flavour of some of the things we heard: Guardian Sustainable Business Blog Seeing the wood for the...

FT: Improving environmental performance through analytics

Rod Newing's article in the latest Financial Times sustainability supplement, Analytics: Numbers game is hard to play, points to the main challenge in dealing with environmental analytics: how to produce improved environmental performance from a seemingly...

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