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  • An overview of CSR reporting development in China

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting nowadays is an important issue in most countries. Due to environmental pollution problems and social disparities in China, CSR has become a prominent issue in Chinese academic and policy forums as well. Therefore, the paper shall give an up to date insight in the CSR development in China. An international perspective is given. Based on literature ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • CSR: Drivers and challenges

    CSR: drivers and challenges - European Business Forum Special Report on Corporate Social Responsibility. Companies are investing heavily in the managing and reporting of social and environmental issues but they are still not incorporating CSR into strategy. If a company wants to understand how Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability issues ...


    By Terrafiniti LLP

  • The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain: Why CFOs Should Care About Sustainability Reporting

    As requests for sustainability data increase, the sustainability reporting chain becomes more complex. Understanding how to streamline your sustainability reporting chain is essential for keeping pace with these new demands. The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain explores how to simplify this increasingly complex landscape of sustainability reporting. It also provides some guidance for ...


    By Workiva

  • Five Ways to Become the MacGyver of Sustainability Reporting!

    First things first, why should you track and report on sustainability? There are many ways in which organizations who report on corporate sustainability benefit both internally and externally. From an internal standpoint, Sustainability Reporting provides a deeper understanding of a business’s risks, opportunities, strategic direction, operating efficiency, and how they rank in the market ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Take control of your sustainability report this year

    It’s reporting season again, and many of you are already in the midst of gathering information to prepare your annual sustainability reports and disclosures. It’s a great time to take a step back and consider the bigger picture about why you report, and then take a look at the process to see if you’re doing it as efficiently and effectively as possible. Why respond to public ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Motivations of legitimacy theory for CSR reporting in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: a theoretical framework

    In the past, most CSR researchers have relied on stakeholder theory (SHT) as the basis for explaining corporate social and environmental disclosures. However, recent evidence from extant studies shows that legitimacy theory (LT) is gaining wider acceptability amongst scholars in their quest to explain the motivations behind corporate social and environmental disclosures. In an attempt to gain, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Measuring quality of sustainability reports and assurance statements: characteristics of the high quality reporting companies

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) can be considered as one of the most extensively used model of corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting. The assurance statement (AS) is the mechanism to give trust to stakeholders about the accuracy of the information published in the sustainability reports (SRs). Within this backdrop, the objective of this paper is to design a model to evaluate the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 4 Steps to Engaging Stakeholders in your Sustainability Reporting Process

    In a recent blog post, we outlined four simple steps to a materiality assessment that you should consider when developing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) or sustainability program. Now that you’ve identified your internal and external stakeholders and defined the key indicators you plan to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Anchoring CSR in the organisation case study

    Anchoring CSR in the organisation to create greater ROI "EMG has shown how it is possible to underpin the idea of sustainability with real substance. Its team has created a true example of environmental excellence and hence our commitment to it. " -  Stef Kranendijk, CEO DESSO, a Cradle to Cradle company Case in point: DESSO In 2007, Stef Kranendijk was ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • How to Communicate & Promote Your Sustainability Report for Maximum Value

    Congratulations! After months of slogging through all the data, aggregating and analyzing materials from across your organization and coaxing it into a format you feel is both compelling and informative, you’ve finally done it. You’ve published your sustainability report! The question you should now be asking yourself is, “What next?” That’s because ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Green CSR practices: a European approach

    In their business strategy, companies incorporate their concerns on global environmental problems by setting their principles on sustainability with CSR. An in depth analysis will provide a general view of how European companies express their environmental concerns through green management. A comparative content analysis of European companies is conducted in order to find the similarities or ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • GRI reporting and corporate responsibility reports case study

    CSR reporting and Sustainability reports: backing up your claims CSR reporting and Sustainability reports such as GRI can be a requirement, but they are also an opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to CSR and sustainability. It is an opportunity to demonstrate to stakeholders that you are delivering on your promises, backing up your claims and making investments for the future. ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting LLP

  • CSR is dead. So, what comes next?

    “CSR is dead – it’s over!” So declared Peter Bakker – President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development – at the 2014 Sustainability Science Congress in Copenhagen. Bakker’s key ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Five Tips to Select a CSR Software

    Upon the arrival of new technologies and the Internet, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was taken to the next level. Social media platforms allow people to access, discuss, and expose information as events occur. Information is traveling at the speed of light. Companies are facing new challenges and are now more than ever expected to respect their commitments. Currently, specific tools are ...


    By Borealis AG

  • Corporate Injury Reporting

    Are more people-centric metrics needed? A new study by Corporate Knights has looked at 4,469 large companies on 45 different stock exchanges to determine their level of voluntary reporting in 2014 in relation to seven sustainability-based performance indicators Their study reveals that only 19% of these companies were disclosing their injury rates compared to 62% who published ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Corporate social responsibility reporting

    The discourse of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained considerable momentum in recent years with all signs indicating that this movement will continue with even greater force throughout the remainder of 2009 and into 2010. Business leaders that have had CSR programs up and running for several years will tell you that when their programs started there was very little measuring and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sustainability as a business opportunity

    Thinking of bringing your business to a more sustainable place? The best starting place for any business leader to embrace sustainability is to shift away from looking at sustainability in terms of how much it will cost, and towards assessing the returns it will generate. Consider the phenomenon known as the Cost of Poor ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • The sustainable cities agenda

    Cities are often called economic powerhouses.  Even countries with large agricultural sectors need the activities that are generated in cities to maintain flourishing economies.  As the world’s population grows, so does the number of urban dwellers.  This in turn has significant sustainable development implications for our resource-limited planet.  Given that cities are ...


    By Article 13

  • Imperial Tobacco Group - CSR System Implementation case study

    The Challenge Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) required technical project management to assist implementation of a large global CSR system across 4 different business functions in over 100 sites, across 50 countries and in 5 different languages. ITG record data on over 1000 key performance indicators and needed ongoing support with data collection, verification and reporting. ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

  • Thomas Cook Group - iSystain CSR data management implementation case study

    The Challenge We were engaged by Thomas Cook Plc to identify a shortlist of suitable Sustainability Data Management Solutions to fit their existing and future requirements. They hoped to take advantage of cost and time savings by consolidating their disparate systems (including spreadsheets) into a single software solution which would allow them to easily manage their impacts and produce ...


    By SustainIt Solutions Ltd.

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