corporate sustainability reporting Articles

  • 2001 Benchmark Survey of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Canada

    Canada's first in-depth analysis of corporate sustainability ...


    By Stratos Inc.

  • 2003 Benchmark Survey of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Canada

    Building Confidence, Stratos' second in-depth examination and assessment of corporate sustainability reporting in Canada, presents a detailed benchmarking and analysis of 35 Canadian reports as well as five leading international reports. Building Confidence also explores and analyses eight key reporting issues and challenges currently facing reporters, including materiality and report scoping, ...


    By Stratos Inc.

  • thinkstep Sustainability Report 2018

    Striving toward more transparent sustainability communication is no longer an ethical choice—it is a business necessity. Consumers, employees, investors and regulators are pressuring companies to align their activities with social and environmental principles. Part of our success story has always been our employees’ personal conviction that we need to do everything we can to drive ...


    By Sphera

  • Case Study - Toyota Motor Sales

    E2 implemented OpsEnvironmental Software for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS). The scope of the implementation included compliance management and task tracking, and key metric tracking for approximately 35 sites across North America. Information collected and managed in the Topspin system is used to analyze key health, safety, and environmental performance, identify areas of operational efficiency, and ...


    By E2 ManageTech

  • Timing is everything

    Being viewed as a respected leader or an irresponsible corporation is as much about timing as anything else. With real estate, it is all about location, location, location. With sustainable development and social responsibility, it is all about timing, timing, timing, to wit: What did this company know and when did it disclose this information? What have other companies done and ...

  • 2005 Benchmark Survey of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Canada

    Gravimetric and chemical treatment with land-farm application discharge had significant design shortcomings during routine process upsets, becoming under-sized as production increased, or as heavy rainfall resulted in uncontrolled storm runoff of the wastewater. API O/W/S technology certainly can’t be expected to be deployed effectively for remote oil and gas fields or offshore sites produced ...


    By Stratos Inc.

  • Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game - The sustainability victories we are claiming these days are still marginal to the core work of the world.

    “Corporate sustainability reporting is dead.” Not the words of a anti-corporatist radical green — but of Peter Bakker, president and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, on stage ...


    By Ensia

  • Undisclosed risk: Corporate environmental and social reporting in emerging Asia

    This report focuses on corporate transparency on environmental risks, and lays the groundwork for understanding environmental disclosure and reporting issues in emerging markets through an investor lens. It is the second report in a series establishing the link between issues like climate change, air pollution, water supply, and natural resource depletion and traditional financial analysis on ...

  • Internet-based sustainability reporting

    The early stages of corporate environmental reporting – in the late 1980s and early 1990s – have been focused on free-standing environmental reports, produced on print media and usually prepared as "one size fits all" universal documents. Using the internet provides an array of benefits and offers a number of capabilities of how to progress in the field, particularly along three dimensions: ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Materiality Case Study: Carnival Corporation & plc

    In 2014, Carnival Corporation & plc conducted an analysis to reevaluate the significant economic, environmental and social aspects of its operations, to further assess the relative impacts of these aspects, as well as to determine the required components to transition from GRI-G3.1 to GRI-G4 sustainability reporting. Known as a “materiality assessment”, this analysis enables the ...

  • The practice of sustainable business: a New Zealand perspective

    The paper outlines the business decision making paradigm that prevailed in the 20th century and how the resultant business decisions revealed deficiencies in that paradigm. However, it recognises that some powerful forces in society wish to retain the 20th century model; there is much available evidence to demonstrate the dangers inherent in such a strategy. Those engaged in business decision ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Internal Transparency - Focusing on what really matters

    Responsible corporations are expected to be transparent. Sustainability reporting has become a de facto mandate for companies that want to be considered good corporate citizens. With all this emphasis on public disclosure, one might assume that reporting companies have metrics for everything that matters. Unfortunately, that's far from true. In fact, the passion for external reporting may be ...

  • Chevron Enhances Safety Culture with Enterprise-Wide Incident Analysis and Reporting System

    Chevron, one of the world’s largest integrated energy companies, is renowned for its leadership in protecting people and the environment. Its proven commitment to “getting results the right way” – The Chevron Way – is enabled through an Operational Excellence Management System that is utilized at every level of the organization. Operational Excellence (OE) at Chevron ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Corporate sustainability - “It’s all about Survival!”

    'Corporate sustainability' - it’s a phrase with many meanings and many forms of expression. It involves organizations taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders, as well as the environment. In practice it means survival.In a world of rising energy prices, increased scarcity of natural resources, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Halliburton`s streamlined chemical tracking process cuts costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars

    Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the oil and gas industry, with more than 100,000 employees located at facilities in more than 120 countries. According to Halliburton's 2004 Corporate Sustainability Report, 'The company maintains Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) as a core value and provides support on HSE matters as they relate to our business ...


    By IHS Markit

  • 3 Steps for Building Your Tech Company`s Sustainability Strategy

    For many companies, sustainability efforts are no longer just about compliance—they’re an essential component of the company’s overall business strategy, reputation, and brand. Why? Because sustainability programs not only improve the environment, but also offer a competitive advantage. In fact, 66% of consumers say they are willing to pay more for sustainable goods, according ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Wash Water Questions and Answers

    When the subject of Wash Water Recycling comes up there are many questions that can arise. The following are a few that are frequently asked are: Will it have an odor? What will its’ clarity be? How much is recycled? The above questions seem very basic but can at times create a complex response because of ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • Nature in performance: integrating ecosystem services into business performance systems

    In 2008, the World Resources Institute (WRI), in collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Meridian Institute, published the Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR). The ESR is a structured method that helps managers develop strategies to address business risks and capture ...

  • Rationale for researching on corporate environmental reporting behaviour in a developing country: the case of Kenya

    The purpose of this paper is to analyse the possibility of corporate environmental reporting (CER) in a developing country so as to present the possible factors encouraging as well as those inhibiting the practice. It responds to the observation of prior research that CER research in developing countries is rare and the conjecture that developing countries should concern themselves with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate social responsibility reporting - a transnational analysis of online corporate social responsibility reports by market–listed companies: contents and their evolution

    This paper describes the analysis of online Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports published by 97 market–listed companies from the USA, Germany and the rest of Europe. It points out regional differences as well as changes over time by performing both, a qualitative and a quantitative content analysis. The qualitative analysis focuses on four main aspects: (a) Why? Why do companies ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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