A well-known quote from 19th century American writer Mark Twain says “Comparison is the death of joy”, but if you’re a company wanting to create a sustainability strategy that makes business sense, what if I tell you there’s a lot to be happy about in comparing yourself with others? And what if I tell you mandatory reporting is instrumental in helping ...
I guess it is the topic of the week. The French President François Hollande is currently on an official visit in the United-States, jointly calling for a climate deal with President Barack Obama. The French National CSR Association (or “Plateforme Nationale de la RSE” as we call it) has been asking the European Union to mandate a European CSR reporting regulation, largely inspired by its own CSR regulation (NRE in 2001 and Article 225-Grenelle II in 2010). This morning, I attended a CSR event in Paris organized by a French consultancy, Sircome, that presented the results of its latest study on the main trends in CSR Communication. This could be the occasion to ask: What do the French have to say about CSR? Continue reading »