sustainability reporting Articles

  • 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

  • The ever evolving landscape of sustainability reporting

    How companies can ensure they realize value from their communication efforts. Sustainability reporting is no longer a nice to have. Varying stakeholder requests, increased demands for frequency, and an overabundance of information can make it difficult for companies to effectively communicate how they are managing sustainability. The whitepaper guides in 5 steps how to set up a successful ...


    By Sphera

  • 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

  • The trend of sustainability reporting in Italy: some evidence from the last decade

    This study analyses the evolution of sustainability reporting in Italian listed companies taking into account some differences between 2002 and 2011 reporting practices. The analysis is aimed at showing the presence of normative and mimetic isomorphic pressures towards sustainability reporting and the use of GRI guidelines, and also at highlighting the presence of an improvement in reporting ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Man - Integrated online sustainability reporting

    Man Group plc is a world-leading alternative investment management business. Founded in 1783, Man has evolved from a physical commodity business to a financial services business trading financial instruments on behalf of institutional and private investors worldwide. Listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100, Man employs 1,900+ people operating from city offices in 16 ...

  • Workiva 2015 Sustainability Report

    Letter from the CEO Sustainability involves nearly every department in companies today: research and development, manufacturing, human resources, accounting and finance, operations, customer service, government and community relations, legal and facilities. That’s why managing sustainability data across an enterprise and from a diverse supply chain can be tedious and time consuming. Our ...


    By Workiva

  • 2001 Benchmark Survey of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Canada

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


    By Stratos Inc.

  • Adidas to lower its environmental impact by 15% in 2015

    Latest sustainable report from Adidas looks at seeking more sustainable materials and working closely with suppliers to cut their carbon emissions. Adidas published the Group’s latest sustainability report last week with the overall goal of lowering its environmental impact by 15% by 2015, relative to sales. The Adidas' Environmental Strategy 2015 covers goals such as product design, ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Sustainability reporting in the German banking sector during the financial crisis

    This article investigates the sustainability reporting practice of the ten largest German banks during the financial crisis in 2008/2009. It is motivated by the wider debate about the irresponsible behaviour of banks which has resulted in the fraying of the social fabric between the banking sector and society and has created an atmosphere of deep distrust due to the failure of ensuring correct ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 2010 Filtrexx Sustainability Report

    There is a romantic longing to return to nature, to go green. But rare are the opportunities to do so without sacrificing efficiency, economy or other measures of performance. Our relationship to the land is ironic in this sense; we profit from plundering it but are depleted by its depletion, because renewal is not something we can bestow on our inanimate creations. The problems made by man ...


    By Filtrexx International, LLC

  • A decade of sustainability reporting: developments and significance

    Since the publication of the first separate environmental reports in 1989, the number of companies that has started to publish information on its environmental, social or sustainability policies and/or impacts has increased substantially. This article gives an overview of worldwide trends in the frequencies of reporting in the past decade, based on surveys carried out since the early 1990s. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • Asian Development Bank`s Sustainability Report 2009

    All data in this report are from ADB’s data banks unless otherwise indicated. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the data in this report. Variations in data in ADB publications often result from different publication dates, although differences may also come from sources and interpretation of data. ADB accepts no responsibility from any consequences of their use. The views ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • 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

  • Sustainability reporting — More than just the environment

    Recognize any of these names: Royal Dutch Shell, Shell International BV, ExxonMobil, Suncor, Total SA, Chevron Corp., BP, Hess Corp.? These organizations have produced nonfinancial reports describing their contribution toward a sustainable future. Their strategies and business plans are connected to the tenets of sustainability and focus on the “triple bottom line,” seeking outcomes that are ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • Auditing sustainable development reports: accountability perspective: an exploration of Egypt and the UAE practices

    This study investigates whether there are differences between companies in Egypt and in the United Arab Emirates in perception and practice of auditing sustainable development reports. The examination extends to cover the recognition of firms' accountability to different stakeholders. This was suggested as the basis for reporting on sustainable development and the relevant measures for it. The ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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.

  • Software monitoring on sustainability performance on the rise

    New survey reveals companies using software to monitor sustainability performance rose by 50% in the last four years. New survey reveals companies using software to monitor sustainability performance rose by 50% in the last four years.The proportion of companies that use software to monitor their sustainability performance increased by 50% between 2006 and 2010, according to a new survey from ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Streamlining the use of legislated reporting to move to ‘life of project’ sustainability reporting

    The minerals industry has made extensive efforts in sustainable development, and reporting of sustainability performance has been increasing. This paper examines the current role of legislated reporting, and the ways in which it can help streamline sustainability reporting, saving time and money. Two sets of sustainability metrics – the global reporting initiative (GRI) and ...


    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. Assignment ...


    By EMG CSR Consulting

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