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.
This article talks about the GHG Protocol, the most widely used GHG accounting tool that now incorporates measuring for scope 3 emissions , a subset of emissions that is most challenging to account for.
Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions refer to the carbon emissions produced during operations and energy use of the company. Scope 3 refers to the emissions produced during transportation, supply chain and consumer use. Because of the sheer volume, it is much more challenging to tackle measuring scope 3 emissions. The challenges and progresses in this area are summarised in this article.
Shared value is presented when companies can earn monetary returns while supporting social sustainability causes.The drawback to this initiative is the lack of an appropriate measurement tool, so as to calculate the risk and outcomes involved. This article talks about a tool that has been developed and a comparison of the benefits and challenges presented with shared value.