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Turning Your Company’s Mission into Concrete Actions

Explore the widening gap between corporate mission statements and concrete actions–and what your company can do about it with transparency and real change.
By Harshini Gadudasu
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2023 Recap: A Year of Milestones and Sustainable Success

As we bid farewell to 2023, we at Ecolytics are thrilled to reflect on a year filled with growth, achievements, and most importantly, the positive impact we've had on our customers and the planet. Join us as we walk through the significant moments that defined our year.
By Ecolytics Team
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The new California ESG disclosure requirements, and why your company should care about them

In recent decades, there has been a discernible shift in global corporate interests towards a heightened commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Concepts like intersectionality, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility have emerged and are displacing the conventional single-minded pursuit of an isolated bottomline, and more and more companies are seeking to uphold purpose on top of maintaining profit. Legislative and regulatory activity at both the federal and state levels have increasingly promoted the use of ESG disclosures to ensure private interests are aligned with the public good.
By Shamitha Kuppala
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Is Sustainability Profitable?

In this article, we present three conclusions drawn from various studies and reports and prove how sustainable business practices can increase your company’s customer satisfaction, investor attraction, and revenue acquisition, benefiting both your bottom line and the planet.
By Shamitha Kuppala
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Sustainability Standards and Certifications, Explained

In this blog post, we provide a brief overview of the wide array of ESG, sustainability, and impact standards and certifications out there and explain their differences, helping you to decide which one may best serve your company depending on its size, industry, and needs.
By Shamitha Kuppala
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Embracing Our Purpose: Why Ecolytics Became a Public Benefit Corporation

We are thrilled to share with you our decision to become a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC). This move not only reinforced our commitment to staying true to our core values and mission but also aligns seamlessly with our expertise as a platform dedicated to helping other companies achieve B Corp certification.
By Ecolytics Team
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ISSB Introduces Inaugural Global Sustainability Disclosure Standards

Learn about ISSB's groundbreaking sustainability standards, IFRS S1 and IFRS S2. Read how these standards enhance transparency and investor trust with comprehensive global reporting.
By Divyansh Jain
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Exploring B Corp's New Draft Standards

Discover the updates to B Corp's new draft standards. Learn how B Corp is supporting businesses in making a positive impact by setting clear standards for sustainability, incorporating stakeholder feedback, and providing clearer guidance.
By Divyansh Jain
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Understanding the Difference: Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) vs. Carbon Offsets

Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) vs. Carbon Offsets: Understanding the Key Differences for a Greener Future. Learn how RECs support clean energy generation while carbon offsets compensate for emissions. Discover their unique roles in combating climate change and making informed sustainability choices.
By Divyansh Jain
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I'm Starting a New Business and Want It to Be Sustainable. Where Do I Start?

Discover essential steps and strategies for creating a sustainable and environmentally conscious business from scratch. Learn how to incorporate eco-friendly practices, engage employees, optimize resources, and communicate your sustainability efforts. Start your journey towards a greener future today!
By Divyansh Jain
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What the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report Means for Corporate Sustainability

The stark conclusion of the IPCC’s latest report makes the call for immediate and systemic climate action more urgent than ever. This final warning has been issued while there is still a chance, albeit slim, to limit global warming to 1.5°C – the temperature target set by the Paris Agreement to avoid the most severe impacts of the climate crisis – by the time the next IPCC assessment is completed in five to seven years.
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Why Should Your Software Company Care about Sustainability?

Software and IT firms have a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on sustainability and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues. By taking steps to reduce their environmental footprint, promote social and ethical practices, and prioritize good governance, these businesses can not only contribute to a more sustainable future but also improve their reputation and bottom line.
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5 Reasons Why Your Company Should Be Impact Reporting

In today's business landscape, sustainability and social responsibility are increasingly important issues. Companies are expected to demonstrate their commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, minimizing waste, and making a positive impact on society. One of the best ways for companies to communicate their efforts is through impact reporting. From increasing transparency and accountability, to improving reputation and driving innovation, an impact report can be a powerful tool for demonstrating your commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. So, whether you're just starting your sustainability journey or looking to take your efforts to the next level, an impact report is a must-have for any company looking to make a positive impact in today's world. In this blog post, we'll explore the five key reasons why your company should publish an impact report and the numerous benefits it can bring to your business.
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Creating a Company Code of Ethics

A code of ethics is a set of principles for employees to adhere to while conducting their business in order to meet the standards set by the company. A strong code of ethics will help to set clear policies and professional standards of behavior in all areas of employee performance, such as appropriate use of the company's facilities and how employees are expected to approach problems and handle them. Setting an ethical code is important to guide employee decision making to align with the company's values when there are no explicit rules or direct oversight.
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5 Reasons Your Company Needs a Sustainability Strategy

Every company needs a sustainability strategy, regardless of the size of the business. While for a long time social impact and business have been seen as separate, recent years have shown creating a sustainability plan allows businesses to save money, attract employees, reach more customers, and build a stronger brand -- something every business can benefit from.
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