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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 transition plan disclosures are becoming mandatory for listed companies and financial institutions by 2023....
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 committing to sustainability during a period of hypergrowth.
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 the Green Horizon Summit that 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...
Nada Zbirek / 20.01.20
Our top 20 trends in 2020
2010. The world was still suffering from the 2008 financial crisis, another crisis – namely, the European debt crisis - dominated...
Sophie Bradley / 10.12.19
How can businesses drive engagement around the UN SDGs?
Luminous was delighted to recently host the fourth event in our #illumination series: ‘The UN SDGs and business – insufficient...
James Whittingham / 28.10.19
#illumination event: The UN SDGs and business – insufficient progress, but is it too late?
We are delighted to launch our next #illumination event taking place on 28 November. Please find event details and the...
Stephen Butler / 27.09.19
Top 10 tips for creating an integrated report
Luminous was delighted to sponsor the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) conference, ‘Inspiring global alignment...
Sophie Bradley / 05.08.19
#illumination event 2: Integrating sustainability
Luminous were pleased recently to host the second in its 2019 series of #illumination events. The well-attended breakfast...
Stephen Butler / 19.07.19
The UN Sustainable Development Goals – going local to accelerate progress
Launched in 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the UN’s ‘universal call to action to end poverty, protect the...
James Whittingham / 02.07.19
Sustainability matters: The trust dividend...
We live in uncertain times.
James Whittingham / 19.06.19
Spotlight on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments and investing
In 2018, ethical and sustainable investing assets topped $31tn, up by more than 30% since 2016. And according to State Street...
Stephen Butler / 06.06.19
Luminous recently facilitated a workshop at the International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) global conference on the role...
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