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Rachel Madan / 07.12.23
Severn Trent a finalist at the coveted Edie awards
Thrilled to announce our finalist status in the edie awards for our collaboration with Severn Trent on its 2022 Sustainability Report, "Performance driven, sustainability led”.
Rachel Madan / 15.11.23
From alphabet soup to impactful ESG reporting
In this blog, Rachel Madan shares her key takeaways from participating in the ICRS Exchange panel called ESG Reporting: Alphabet Soup or Driving Change?
Sarah Roper / 08.11.23
Guidance to a ‘gold standard’ transition – breaking down the TPT Disclosure Framework
In this blog, Sarah Roper delves into the TPT's new Disclosure Framework (DF), offering guidance for companies to align with the...
Rachel Madan / 06.11.23
Navigating CSRD: Fireside chat and Q&A
On Wednesday, 22nd November, Rachel Madan will be joined by Thomas Dodd, Sustainability Reporting expert at the European...
Nesla Babu / 19.10.23
CSRD – Going beyond mere compliance
In this blog, Nesla Babu provides tailored guidance to help companies meet CSRD requirements based on their current status,...
Nina Kefer / 13.10.23
IFRS S1: What is it and what should companies think about?
In this blog post, Nina Kefer delves into the topic of IFRS S1, discussing its implications and considerations for companies.
Stephen Butler / 03.10.23
How well are companies positioned to report on environmental aspects?
Our 9th edition of Reporting Matters focuses on our in-depth analysis of how well companies in the FTSE350 are integrating ESG...
Stephen Butler / 21.09.23
Luminous clients shine as finalists in the Corporate & Financial Awards
We are thrilled to announce that four of our brilliant clients have been shortlisted for the Corporate & Financial Awards 2023.
Sarah Roper / 13.09.23
The impact of CSRD: investors are in, but who is getting left out?
With the green-light-go for CSRD reporting, the push towards integrated reporting, the publication of the latest ISSB standards...
Nina Kefer / 13.09.23
TCFD and IFRS S2: How do they differ and what should companies think about?
In this blog, Nina Kefer explores the differences between TCFD and IFRS S2, highlighting key implications for companies.
Rachel Madan / 11.09.23
Luminous named finalist in the edie Net-Zero Awards
Luminous has proudly secured a spot as a finalist for Communications Agency of the Year at the upcoming edie Net-Zero Awards.
Rachel Madan / 06.09.23
CSRD Readiness: Essentials for the Journey
In this episode, we’re delving deep into CSRD. Join Rachel Madan and Stephen Butler as they unpack the goal and implications of...
Anokhi Kalayil / 17.08.23
Exploring sustainability in the value chain
Consumers are becoming increasingly conscious of not just the sustainability of the product itself, but how sustainably it is...
Rachel Madan / 10.08.23
Luminous celebrates Anokhi Kalayil’s GRI Certified Sustainability certification
Luminous is delighted to congratulate our Sustainability & Impact consultant, Anokhi Kalayil, on earning the GRI Certified...
Rachel Madan / 27.07.23
Telford Homes shortlisted for Reuters Responsible Business Awards
We are delighted to announce Telford Homes' inclusion as a finalist in the highly esteemed Reuters Responsible Business Awards in...
Rachel Madan / 20.07.23
Unveiling the future: Understanding the implications of the latest ISSB Standards
They’re here! On 26 June 2023, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) (finally) issued its first set of...
Anokhi Kalayil / 22.06.23
Top tips for measuring social value
In corporate sustainability, it is commonly known that social impacts are as important as environmental impacts, especially for a...
Rachel Madan / 06.06.23
Luminous bolsters Sustainability & Impact with strategic senior hire
Luminous appoints Lucy Hagger as Associate Director to support Rachel Madan in the exciting and growing Sustainability & Impact...
Sarah Roper / 25.05.23
What are the current best-practice trends in sustainability reporting?
It is crucial to keep in mind that the field of sustainability reporting is dynamic, and new trends push towards even better...
Rachel Madan / 22.05.23
How Rachel Madan found her fit in fast-paced consulting
Sustainability consulting is a growing area of need as companies ramp up efforts. Rachel Madan shares how she got into...
Nesla Babu / 20.04.23
What do you need to know about the revisions to the GRI Universal Standards 2021?
The Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) latest update, ‘GRI Universal Standards 2021’, has come into effect from 1 January 2023....
Alan Hines / 06.04.23
Luminous invests in digital engagement
The appointment of James Croxford as the new Director of Digital Engagement at Luminous is a significant step towards...
Rachel Madan / 27.03.23
Materiality in practice with the FRC
We recently hosted a round table with the FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab on materiality with a small group of sustainability and...
Anokhi Kalayil / 16.03.23
Our top tips for first-time reporters
We work with clients who are at all stages of their sustainability journeys. Some clients have been reporting for years, and some...
Kay Kayachith / 08.03.23
IWD 2023: Embracing equity and the transformative power of technology
This International Women’s Day comes at a crucial time for women’s equality and rights.
Kay Kayachith / 21.02.23
The case for TNFD: Why reporting on nature matters
In our 19th ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Kay Kayachith sits down with Sarah Nelson and Lauren Weatherdon from KPMG to discuss...
Anokhi Kalayil / 16.02.23
Navigating the world of ESG ratings
Recent events such as the invasion of Ukraine and widespread divestment from Russian oil and coal have created an even bigger...
Rachel Madan / 18.01.23
Culturing the seeds of success: How to nurture a positive company culture
A strong and positive company culture is essential for ensuring that responsible practices are fully integrated into all aspects...
Rachel Madan / 17.01.23
Luminous' clients recognised at the edie awards
Luminous are delighted to be recognised alongside two ambitious clients at the upcoming edie Awards in the Sustainability...
Rachel Madan / 15.12.22
It’s green-light-go for the CSRD
The European Council recently gave its final approval to the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).
Stephen Butler / 24.11.22
Success at the Strategic Comms Awards
We had a successful evening at the Strategic Comms Awards, taking home four awards in three different categories.
Sarah Roper / 17.11.22
Understanding carbon pricing
Climate change - we have a limited amount of time to resolve it and it concerns everyone. Some experts say we are throwing money...
Stephen Butler / 09.11.22
Delivering for the environment - Net zero commitments and long-term corporate strategy
Our Reporting Matters 8 research reveals the findings of our research on companies’ awareness of environmental issues in their...
Mark Litchfield / 20.10.22
Luminous strengthens its design team
Luminous has made a strategic hire in its growing design team, with the appointment of Tim Lacey as Design Director.
Stephen Butler / 19.10.22
Luminous recognised in awards sweep, shortlisted at two upcoming ceremonies
We are honoured to be shortlisted in the upcoming Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards and the Strategic Comms Awards.
Sarah Roper / 13.10.22
Reporting on biodiversity – where to start?
Although climate change is the most important sustainability issue we face, it’s not the only one. Human activity impacts the...
Kay Kayachith / 10.10.22
Making the culture-purpose-strategy connection and restoring trust in business
In our sixteenth ‘Luminous Spotlight' podcast, Kay Kayachith and Maureen Beresford, Head of Governance at the Financial Reporting...
Anokhi Kalayil / 15.09.22
EU tightens up on human rights and environment malpractices in corporate supply chains
Earlier this year, the European Commission released the proposed Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence.
Rachel Madan / 30.08.22
From TCFD to Net Zero: Connecting the dots
In our 15th ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Rachel Madan and Stephen Butler discuss TCFD and net zero, and how to connect the dots...
Sarah Roper / 16.06.22
Net-zero transition plans - what's next?
The UK Government is set to make the UK the “world’s first Net Zero-aligned Financial Centre”. To achieve this, climate...
Rachel Madan / 15.06.22
Growing Sustainably - how to be sustainable from the start, even in a period of hyper growth
In our fourteenth ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Rachel Madan talks with Anna Krotova, Director of Sustainability at Mambu, about...
Anokhi Kalayil / 19.05.22
The FCA tightens up diversity-related disclosures
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a statement finalising the changes to diversity-related disclosures for...
Rachel Madan / 18.05.22
Sarah Roper joins our Sustainability & Impact team
Sarah joins us from our Investor Engagement & ESG Disclosure team, where for nearly two years she has been the lead consultant on...
Rachel Madan / 17.02.22
Net-zero under the microscope
A new report, the Corporate Climate Responsibility Monitor 2022, has generated plenty of discussion and attention since its...
Stephen Butler / 17.02.22
Optimising the G in ESG
Governance is the foundation upon which the environmental and social components of ESG are built. There is substantial evidence...
Rachel Madan / 17.02.22
The promise and the pitfalls of net zero
In our thirteenth 'Luminous Spotlight Podcast', Rachel Madan talks with Marcene Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Climate Change,...
Stephen Butler / 11.02.22
How solid are your ESG targets?
Once a company has identified its material ESG issues and formulated a strategy to address them, it has to consider how to...
Anokhi Kalayil / 27.01.22
Net-zero transition plans to be required from 2023
The UK Treasury has proposed that financial institutions and companies with shares listed on the London Stock Exchange must...
Rachel Madan / 27.01.22
Advocating for Net Zero
In our twelfth ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Rachel Madan talks with Neil Menzies, Director of Sustainability at Hibernia REIT,...
Anokhi Kalayil / 15.12.21
Greenwashing – a thing of the past?
Sustainability is a topic in which consumers and businesses are increasingly interested. As more people start making purchasing...
Jon Towell / 25.11.21
A hat-trick of wins at the Strategic Comms Awards
We were delighted to win three awards at the inaugural Strategic Comms Awards, which recognise excellence in corporate...
Rachel Madan / 18.11.21
Science Based Targets initiative launches Corporate Net-Zero Standard
The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) launches the Corporate Net-Zero Standard, the world’s first framework for corporate...
Rachel Madan / 17.11.21
Double Materiality with GRI
In our eleventh 'Luminous Spotlight' podcast, Rachel Madan talks with George Harrington, Manager of Corporate and Stakeholder...
Rachel Madan / 11.11.21
Net zero greenwash?
Net Zero. Offsetting. Decarbonisation. Carbon Neutral. Climate Positive. It’s a veritable thesaurus of terms that aim to describe...
Rachel Madan / 28.10.21
Anokhi Kalayil joins our growing Sustainability & Impact team
Our growing Sustainability & Impact offer goes far beyond reporting – helping companies to make the right decisions, through...
Rachel Madan / 26.10.21
Double materiality: a necessary frontier
In our latest White Paper we share the highlights and key findings from our research on Double Materiality. To download the...
Rachel Madan / 22.10.21
Setting impactful Science-Based Targets
In our ninth ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Rachel Madan talks with Sarah Webster, Director of Sustainable Business at Britvic, on...
Rachel Madan / 22.10.21
The journey to Net Zero
In our eighth ‘Luminous Spotlight’ podcast, Rachel Madan talks with Andrew Day, Sustainability Director at Telford Homes, a...
Stephen Butler / 13.07.21
Reporting Matters 7: ESG integration and disclosure in the FTSE 100
Our latest issue of ‘Reporting Matters’ reveals the findings of our research on ESG integration and disclosure in the FTSE 100.
Rachel Madan / 25.05.21
Why you should rethink materiality
Rachel Madan and Stephen Butler discuss what the new standard of double materiality means for companies that are taking their...
Rachel Madan / 06.05.21
What it takes to be a leader on gender diversity
In our latest 'Luminous Spotlight' podcast, Rachel Madan talks with Richard Eadie at Severn Trent on how the FTSE 100 company...
Sheila Morrison / 22.03.21
Gender equality in a post-COVID world
International Women’s Day 2021 is all about #ChoosetoChallenge, focusing on the idea that a challenged world is an alert world,...
Stephen Butler / 22.03.21
Embarking on the TCFD journey
For our latest 'Luminous Spotlight' podcast and briefing guide, we interview Simon Weaver, Co-Head of Climate Risk and...
Rachel Madan / 15.03.21
Diversity and inclusion: How to communicate authentically
What are the two things you should do to authentically communicate your approach – regardless of your starting point?
Rachel Madan / 07.03.21
An International Women's Day unlike any other?
For well over 100 years, International Women’s Day has been a global call to action for accelerating women’s equality. Over the...
Rachel Madan / 21.01.21
The Science Based Targets initiative turns five: what now?
December 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement – the world’s commitment to limit global warming below 2°C –...
Jon Towell / 14.01.21
Brand purpose – a reason for being
Although brand purpose might seem like a relatively recent trend, it’s been on the agenda for many years. In the 1960s David W...
Alan Hines / 14.01.21
Rachel Madan heads new Sustainability & Impact offer
We are delighted to announce that Rachel Madan is joining the Luminous leadership team to develop our growing Sustainability &...
Sarah Roper / 11.01.21
ESG: the impact of COVID-19 on the sustainability agenda
On 15 December 2020, The Economist held its latest webinar as part of its Sustainability Week Insight Hour series. Titled ‘ESG...
Stephen Butler / 12.11.20
The UK Government, FCA and FRC advance the pace of TCFD adoption
On 9 November the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced at theGreen Horizon Summitthat the UK will become the...
Stephen Butler / 12.08.20
Seizing the sustainability opportunity in the next normal
On 23 July we hosted a webinar on ‘Seizing the sustainability opportunity in the next normal’. The session explored why now, more...
justin boucher / 06.07.20
Phase 2: #LifeAfterLockdown Webinar Series
Following the excellent response to the first of our #LifeAfterLockdown webinars, we are delighted to launch the next two events...
Stephen Butler / 03.06.20
Reporting Matters 6: Does your ESG stand up to scrutiny?
Our current operating model for big business is unsustainable. It simply has to change, and the time is now. There is a...
justin boucher / 28.04.20
#LifeAfterLockdown Webinar Series
Our #LifeAfterLockdown webinar series will look beyond the current crisis management to the future, bringing together industry...
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