A short article that shed light on the issue of Eco-labels, using the Sustainability Forest Initiative (SFI) as the case study. Due to some reported misdeeds conducted by SFI, this leads to general questioning and the level of trust placed in these labels and certifications.
This article outlines a framework direction taken by social entrepreneurs to solve underlying social issues, instead of dealing with the ‘symptoms’. This method aims to provide long-term relief for social issues by utilising a comparison to the way ecosystems operate.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development has been extending its services to provincial and the federal governments in Canada.They assist with developing a measurement for funded programs in order to see if and how these funded programs are improving.
This is a document over-viewing the argument for a Campus Sustainability Assessment Framework at the University of Waterloo. It goes on to describe how the framework would be of use to the university, how it can be integrated and what challenges are expected to be overcome with this initiation.
This document outlines a project evaluation process that can be used for evaluating projects with regards to its relevance, evaluation and performance, among the many factors that must be considered for a successful and well reported project
Tools are being developed to demonstrate the effects of changes such as water availability and weather extremes.This article outlines the importance of analytical and assessment tools used by a company in relation to environmental risks. It also talks about the role of bondholders in companies and how they are involved with these indicators.
The RISE Social Venture Ruberic is a diagnostic tool that assists with the evaluation of social ventures. It assists with identifying strengths and weaknesses of social ventures, as well as to break down the idea in order to ensure the vision and implementation align with a long-term value.
The Nonprofits’ Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC) is a nonprofit insurance company that decided to dedicate its efforts into insuring fellow non profits. Non profits face high rates, making NIAC become a successful company that provides affordable rates to thousands of clients. This article discusses NIACS’ accomplishments and methods.
A tool that has been developed for measuring local economic impact of an organisation within a community, the Local Multiplier 3 is beginning to be used as a performance indicator and as an added value standard.