Manifest for a sustainable economic recovery

Manifest for a sustainable economic recovery More than 240 personalities from politics, civil society and business, including the founder of SUST4IN, Marcio Viegas, have come together to demand the Commission for Social and Economic Reconstruction recovery plans based on sustainability criteria. The COVID-19 crisis is the largest crisis society has faced since World War II, …

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External assurance can reduce ‘greenwashing’

Marcio Viegas, founder and managing director, SUST4INHans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board, claims that “greenwashing is rampant” in sustainability reporting (FT.com, April 2). Then Tim Mohin, chief executive of the Global Reporting Initiative, “categorically refutes” that claim (Letters, April 8) while candidly reminding us of the Enron and 1MDB financial reporting scandals. Both are …

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SUST4IN joins New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Madrid, 14 March 2019. We are pleased to announce that SUST4IN has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, an initiative led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment.  Our announcmente coincides the the publicacion of the First Global Commitment report, revealing details of industry and government efforts to tackle plastic waste and pollution Details of how brands, governments, and other …

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