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Convene ESG & The Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing

By Daniel Cadavid on 29/04/22 14:29

In a first for the UK economy, the Social Housing sector welcomed the Sustainability Reporting Standard (SRS) in November 2020 to increase investment in the sector. Although a large number of ESG reporting standards have already been established, SRS has been specifically tailored for Social Housing providers.

Topics: Sustainability SRS for Social Housing
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The Importance of the SRS for The Housing Sector

By Gabriella Mangham on 22/04/22 16:47

What Is The SRS?

The Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing was published in November 2020 as a voluntary reporting framework for ESG concerns. This details 48 ESG issues that the Housing Association sector should take into consideration; from stakeholder engagement to zero net carbon targets

Topics: Sustainability SRS for Social Housing
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Does Your ESG Plan Work?

By Gabriella Mangham on 22/04/22 16:42

There is no time like the present to focus on ESG, with the Energy Crisis and Global Warming reaching a boiling point, the recommendations from last year's IPCC Report need to be implemented. 

Topics: Sustainability ESG
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What does ESG mean?

By Gabriella Mangham on 27/07/21 16:47

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is a theory that there is an ethical way to do business. This method involves prioritising the environment, being socially responsible and ensuring there is transparent governance. But what exactly do these ESG criteria entail?

Topics: Sustainability
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Saving Acres

By Josh Cole-Hossain on 16/12/20 11:57

Whilst this turbulent year has been costly, to many people, businesses and organisations, its has also allowed them to take a step back and realise what is most important to them and society - that more needs to be done to protect our world and its natural environments. 

Topics: Sustainability Seasonal
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What next for ESG?

By Gemma Walford on 16/11/20 09:05

At the recent ICSA ‘Governance Beyond the Pandemic’ conference, we were delighted to sponsor the fascinating breakout session, ‘ESG: A new dawn’ with Kate Larsen, Susan Hooper, Daniel Neale, Leon Kamhi and Andrew Wallis. The panel discussed how ESG plays a part in the success of businesses as they move beyond the pandemic and through what is looking like a prolonged recession.

Topics: Governance Sustainability
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Why London's Urban Forest is its Crown Jewel

By Daniel Cadavid on 03/02/20 16:57

Often undervalued and taken for granted, London’s trees, parks, gardens and woodlands provide us with more than just open spaces and oxygen.

Topics: Sustainability
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Green Giving, Sustainably Sent: A Look Inside Convene’s Grotto.

By Solomon Rackham on 16/12/19 12:23

This week we thought we'd send our customers a small token of our appreciation for their continued support. In Green Convene fashion of course.

Here at Azeus Convene, we are passionate about two things. Environmental sustainablity and customer satisfaction. In fact, we are happiest when we can do both at once. So with the festive season fast approaching, we set out to do just that.

Topics: Sustainability
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Thomson Reuters Company Secretary Forum 2019 and prize draw winner!

By Gemma Walford on 02/12/19 15:37

Last week, Convene sponsored the Forum and heard how the role of Company Secretary needs to change to meet the challenges faced by 21st century boards.

Topics: Sustainability
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The Current State of CSR & Where It's Heading - Insight from the edie Live 2019 Conference

By Daniel Cadavid on 03/06/19 16:00

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been around for a long time but it has never really taken centre stage, until now. Over these last few years, there has been a monumental shift in the public’s awareness surrounding the impact we are having on our planet.

Topics: Sustainability
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Three business reasons to kick-start your sustainable goals in 2018

By Lavaniya Das on 05/12/17 09:00

If you don’t frame it in terms of business longevity, sustainability becomes an altruistic activity which is ‘good to have’. It then gets relegated to periods of time when someone is in a good mood.

Topics: Sustainability
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Convene Sponsors the Going Paperless Project of the Year Award 2017

By Lavaniya Das on 24/07/17 13:42

Earlier this month our London team attended the Paperless Awards. Aimed at the Public Sector in the UK, The Paperless Awards recognise and celebrate exceptional progress towards the goal of becoming a paperless environment.

Topics: Sustainability
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Become part of the solution with Convene this World Environment Day

By Lavaniya Das on 05/06/17 13:26

A few weeks ago, our morning started with us complaining about the weather as we made our cups of coffee in our office kitchenette. We settled into our morning routine. Some on calls with clients, some demonstrating our product and me typing away at my keyboard.

Topics: Sustainability
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The Sustainable Path: How not to wander off.

By Lucy Palmer and Gabriella Mangham on 28/05/17 20:19

You’ve probably already begun your ESG and eco-friendly journey by now but it can be a struggle to keep progress on track. With the “dark side” of single-use products in our workspaces and out-of-sight-out-of-mind attitudes to energy use, it’s easy to wander off the sustainable path. 

Topics: Governance Sustainability
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Multi-factor Authentication and World Password Day 2017

By Lavaniya Das on 04/05/17 10:57

This year, World Password Day falls on May 4th. To many people, understanding online security can feel like dealing with issues in a galaxy far, far away.  So today we are going to quickly look into multi-factor authentication.

Topics: Sustainability

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