July 28, 2015 | ARISE at the Global Ethical Finance Forum


May 08, 2015 | Results of the 2015 certification


April 14, 2014 | Results of the 2014 certification Round


August 21, 2013 | First results of the 2013 certification round


June 14, 2013 | New ARISTA leaflet for RI groups and investors

ARISTA 3.0 in a nutshell


November 13, 2012 | ARISTA 3.0 in the news

Re-launch of the quality standard covered by the global press


November 05, 2012 | Results certification round 2011

10 new Certificates awarded


November 04, 2011 | Commission launches new strategy on CSR

In response to the financial crisis, the Commission is making a number of regulatory proposals to ensure a more responsible and transparent financial system.


October 03, 2011 | Mexican CSR research group signed up for the Quality Standard.


July 29, 2011 | Recertification audits started

The existing Certificates of the certified groups are expiring in the beginning of next year. Re-certification audits take place this year in order to renew the certificates for another 3 years. The decision whether re-certification is awarded, will be taken by the Certification Council.


July 18, 2011 | 2 new members

The AICSRR opens up its borders with the inclusion of KOCSR from Korea and Greeneye from Israel. Both independent CSR research groups committed to the 11 Commitments, the Integrity Principles and Ethical Commitments of the Voluntary Quality Standard. In the upcoming months the groups will undergo the certification process.


February 22, 2011 | Rate the raters phase 3

Corporate sustainability ratings are going mainstream, but how they work in practice remains somewhat of a mystery. The phase three research sheds light on this important area through an in-depth evaluation of 21 ratings. The review reveals many examples of good practice, but also highlights a number of areas in need of attention.


February 18, 2011 | EC Consultation PRIP's

The European Commission launched a consultation on the topic of Packaged Retail Investment Products (PRIPs) initiative, to which the AI CSRR responded: AI CSRR Response. The PRIP’s initiative is about the scope, the legislative approach & the content of a possible regime for product disclosure including ESG matters in retail investment. One paragraph is particularly interesting:


November 26, 2010 | Call for auditees

AI CSRR announces that Quality Standard is open for new auditees and to independent groups that have their core business in the production and supply of CSR research and SRI services!