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Corporate Sustainability Frameworks



This presentation compiles top 20 corporate sustainability frameworks and standards (based on widest applicability and global recognition), offering valuable insights for business leaders, C-suite executives, and experts. Please note, the slides are meant to complement your presentations and may require additional content for instructional purposes.


Corporate sustainability frameworks and standards offer organizations a structured approach to integrate sustainability considerations into their business practices. They encompass guidelines and principles to set sustainability goals, measure performance, and report progress to stakeholders.

Examples include the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), and ISO 26000 Social Responsibility. These frameworks address various sustainability issues, from environmental impact to social responsibility, ethics, economic development, and governance.

Adopting these frameworks yields several benefits. They provide a clear roadmap, enabling goal-setting and progress measurement against benchmarks. Additionally, organizations can enhance their reputation and attract socially responsible investors, customers, and employees, fostering better stakeholder relationships.

Overall, corporate sustainability frameworks enable organizations to integrate sustainability into their practices, achieve sustainability goals, and enhance reputation and efficiency.

Included frameworks and standards:

1. United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
2. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
3. Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
4. Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
5. Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
6. FTSE4Good Index Series
7. EcoVadis Sustainability Rating
8. B Corp Certification
9. Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
10. International Integrated Reporting Framework (<IR> Framework)
11. Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
12. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Compass
13. Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability
14. ISO 26000:2010 Social Responsibility
15. Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE)
16. Carbon Trust Standard
17. Business in the Community (BITC) Corporate Responsibility Index
18. Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) Ecolabels
19. International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Framework
20. Social Accountability International (SAI) Social Accountability Standards (SA8000)






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