Why would a stock exchange care about sustainability reporting? NASDAQ has encouraged its members to disclose non-financial performance via GRI reports for years now by way of their Global Sustainability Index (QCRD). NASDAQ itself reports their own performance on a GRI report as well. I had a chance to talk to to Sandy Frucher, NASDAQ’s Vice Chairman about how a stock exchange can be a driver of sustainability. More in the video below…
Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com
TriplePundit.com has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.
Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.
Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.
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