Today we were joined on our webinar by Dr. Ad Hereijgers from Ritterwald to discuss what their label means for the future of the SRS. 

Financial institutions require more and more standardised checks and external audits to verify the information in reports. With ESG reports, banks want a specific set of data and with financial and regulatory frameworks getting stricter and stricter, now is the time to invest in labels. 

The SRS and the Ritterwald Sustainability Label are also closely linked. As initially they were connected with the SRS Working Group contacted Ritterwald for their E and S metrics. They continue to work closely and thus if you use Convene ESG, it will be easy to add-on the Ritterwald label with just a few simple details. 

We also discussed the pain points traditionally found with producing ESG reports. Excel and endless spreadsheets can be a pain to manage and update. With Convene ESG there are 2 primary benefits. Firstly, collecting data becomes much more user friendly for those applying for a label. Secondly, as mentioned, you won’t have to input the data several times!


How Can Convene ESG Help You?

Convene, working with our vast number of Housing Industry clients, have developed a new software tool, Convene ESG to help you produce the best ESG and SRS reports possible. By simplifying and automating much of the process, you can be sure that your ESG report building runs smoothly, so you can focus on developing your sustainable strategies. 


With Convene ESG, you can develop a collaborative workflow, assigning certain sections of the ESG or SRS report to the required people. Once all the sections are filled in, Convene ESG will produce a formatted Word Document or spreadsheet ready for you to publish! 


Convene ESG also has a built-in comparison feature, which allows you to compare against competitors' formatting of their publicly accessible reports, and their results! This will help the whole of the housing sector develop the best reports possible!


As a software provider already trusted by 100s of housing organisations, including Orbit Housing, you can trust us to provide you with dedicated service.


If you’d like to learn more, you can read about our early adopters here, or contact us for a free demo. Also keep an eye on our LinkedIn and Instagram as we will be scheduling more free webinars soon!

Gabriella Mangham

Written by Gabriella Mangham

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