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Value Research Center, Kyoto at the UNGA77 Science Summit

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Prof. Philip Sugai, Director of the Value Research Center (VRC) at Doshisha University, Kyoto will share how he and his research team have integrated and synthesized many of the world's top ESG and sustainability reporting frameworks into The Value Model, a goal-based, objective, and transparent model for measuring stakeholder value at this year's UN General Assembly Science Summit.

Key Points: 
  • Prof. Philip Sugai, Director of the Value Research Center (VRC) at Doshisha University, Kyoto will share how he and his research team have integrated and synthesized many of the world's top ESG and sustainability reporting frameworks into The Value Model, a goal-based, objective, and transparent model for measuring stakeholder value at this year's UN General Assembly Science Summit.
  • The theme of this year's Science Summit is "The Role of Science and Innovation in Attaining the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)."
  • The 8th annual Science Summit is being held live in New York and online and it is free to attend.
  • Details of the Valuing Value workshop are here:
    Registration for Science Summit at UNGA77 (free) is here:
    The Value Research Center (VRC) at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan was established in November 2021.

TrusTrace Joins Forces With Fashion Revolution and Fashion for Good to Accelerate Sustainable Transformation in the Fashion Industry

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

STOCKHOLM, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- TrusTrace, a market-leading platform for supply chain transparency and product traceability within the fashion and retail industries, in collaboration with Fashion Revolution and Fashion for Good, today announces the launch of The Traceability Playbook. The comprehensive, open-source guide offers an in-depth analysis of the evolving market dynamics and incoming legislation moving traceability from a nice-to-have to a must-have, and includes practical advice on how to leverage traceability to achieve their goals. The initiative was driven by a collective commitment to accelerating sustainable transformation in the fashion industry, through cross-industry collaboration and knowledge sharing.

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  • In connection with the playbook launch, TrusTrace submits a UNECE Sustainability Pledge aimed at accelerating sustainable transformation through supply chain traceability at scale.
  • The initiative was driven by a collective commitment to accelerating sustainable transformation in the fashion industry, through cross-industry collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • However, with this evolution comes the need for knowledge on how to most effectively manage this sustainable transformation which is why we've teamed up with Fashion Revolution and Fashion for Good to develop this Traceability Playbook.
  • Together, with some of the most knowledgeable, best-informed minds in the industry, we've created a resource for the fashion industry that will significantly support sustainable transformation."

Value Research Center (VRC) authors Value Model integrating ESG and Sustainability Measures

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

KYOTO, Japan, Mar 23, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The Value Research Center (VRC) launched an integrated Value Model of ESG and Sustainability measures in a new white paper issued today.

Key Points: 
  • KYOTO, Japan, Mar 23, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - The Value Research Center (VRC) launched an integrated Value Model of ESG and Sustainability measures in a new white paper issued today.
  • A Value Model for Responsible Business: The new Value Research Center (VRC) white paper was officially released today.
  • The VRC's new white paper entitled "A Value Model for Responsible Business", integrates an additional 346 impact measurements from 6 new frameworks into the initial model.
  • The white paper is available for download at the VRC website:
    The Value Research Center (VRC) was officially established at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan in November 2021.