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New York. September 15, 2015. The practice of publicly disclosing corporate data relating to sustainability issues has boomed over the last 20 years. But attempts to standardize disclosures at a global level are doomed to fail as corporate marketing strategies, national regulations and societal expectations will shape regional responses to sustainability. This is the primary conclusion of a new report, ‘The Future Of Sustainability Disclosures’ from independent research firm Verdantix based on a survey of 260 heads of sustainability and interviews with a panel of 25 experts.

London. September 2, 2015. On 9th September 2015, the 5th B4E Climate Summit in London will convene more than 300 global leaders from business, government and international agencies to discuss transformation in energy productivity and explore how this can drive economic growth and prosperity. Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Energy and Climate Change, will open the second day of the two-day Summit.
London. June 29, 2015. The market for sustainability assurance, provided by firms such as Bureau Veritas, Deloitte, DNV, ERM, EY and KPMG, will grow from $133m in 2015 to $160m in 2020, representing an annual growth rate of 4%. This is the key insight from the Verdantix report entitled “Sustainability Assurance: Global Market Forecast 2015-2020” which assessed spending by 5,662 firms with revenues greater than $1 billion in nine of the world’s largest economies. The forecast also reflects responses from interviews with 260 heads of sustainability.
New York. June 16, 2015. 5th Annual Energy Innovation Summit. Thursday February 11, 2016 at the Royal Society, London.

New York. May 20, 2015. The global market for business and IT consulting services related to EH&S information management and EH&S software solutions will grow from $475 million in 2015 to $817 million in 2020, according to a new forecast from independent research firm Verdantix. Beneficiaries of the 11% annual growth rate are AECOM, CH2M, Deloitte, ERM, IBM Global Business Services and Wipro Technologies as well as software providers like Credit360 and SAP who implement their own EH&S software products.