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 2021-06-09

Sustainable Housing as a driver for inclusive socio-economic development

  Human rights issues are becoming increasingly important in corporate governance, and any company aiming at attracting funding as well as business these days faces questions on their Economic, Social and Governance (ESG) performance, Sustainab..

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 2021-05-04

How can companies in the oil and gas industry efficiently address their ESG challenges? The case of Shell and its subsidiary SPDC.

  On 12th February 2021 the United Kingdom Supreme Court has overturned a 2017 decision against the Ogale and Bille communities of Nigeria's Niger Delta, ruling that Royal Dutch Shell can be sued in English courts for the years of land, sw..

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 2021-05-03

BST highlights SOKO Kenya as a sustainability best practice!

       THE EXAMPLE OF SOKO KENYA   Founded in 2009, SOKO Kenya provides the fashion industry with a manufacturing solution with social and environmental issues at the heart of its business, putting people, communit..

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 2021-05-03

Comments on the proposed Directive of the EU Parliament and of the Council as regards Corporate Sustainability Reporting

This article refers to the proposed DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive 2013/34/EU, Directive 2004/109/EC, Directive 2006/43/EC and Regulation (EU) No 537/2014, as regards corporate sustainability reporting. Th..

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 2021-04-17

ESG goes towards Human Rights and the Social becomes Concrete. Finally!

The COVID-19 pandemic and heightened concerns about climate change, racial injustice, and income inequality have injected fresh urgency into the need for more sustainable investing. The pandemic’s devastating effects have laid bare how he..

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 2021-04-07

Working towards the SDGs with true ESG.

  It is no longer a shocking notion that non-state actors have a role to play in protecting human rights, nor that they can violate rights (even if legally speaking they would not, in most cases, be directly accountable under international law)..

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 2021-03-28

ESG From a Norms-Based Perspective.

  The environment (E) has a polar bear on melting ice as a powerful metaphor. Everybody understands that image and understands the urgency needed to DO something to, at this point not only prevent but to actually reverse, the climate crisis and..

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 2021-03-07

What is a good sustainability strategy and why on earth would you need it?

  One example is that your are based, or operate, or work with, or invest in, an EU based entity. You may want start asking yourself the following – basic – questions: 1. Has your company adopted a written ESG/Sustainability i..

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 2021-03-04

Sustainable finance today: what it means and where it's headed.

  As part of the ONResearch Talks series, Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner of BST impact talks to ONResearch Partnership Coordinator Ugo Ikpeazu on sustainable finance and the key priorities for the business community to consider.   O..

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 2021-01-10

The Gender Pay Gap and the Coronavirus “Shecession”.

  The coronavirus recession has been called a “shecession” – as opposed to the 2007-2009 Great Recession targeting male-dominated industries – in light of the disproportionate impact that the disruption caused by covid-1..

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