sustainability reporting Articles

  • European water policies and human health — Combining reported environmental information

    Society depends on the satisfactory and sustainable management of water. Historically, the primary purpose of water treatment was to protect human health, through reducing disease being transmitted through water. Subsequent measures to address environmental concerns have broadened our expectations of what water and waste water treatment should deliver. This report considers three pieces of EU ...

  • Recap: 4 Interesting Takeaways from the NAEM 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

    As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. The 2016 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum officially wrapped up on Friday, Oct. 28 in Denver, Colorado, and it was a fantastic event. The 24th annual event drew hundreds of EHS and sustainability professionals ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Filtrexx International, LLC

  • Managing and reporting sustainability

    Untitled Document As companies around the world continue to adapt their organizations to be more responsive to all stakeholders, management accountants could prove to play a very valuable ...


  • 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 ...


    By Workiva

  • Closing The California Clean Energy Divide

    Reducing Electric Bills in Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing with Solar+Storage Executive Summary BATTERY STORAGE IS EMERGING AS AN effective new strategy for reducing electricity costs for affordable multifamily rental housing in California. Battery storage systems not only provide economic returns today, they can also preserve the value of solar in an ...


    By Growing Energy Labs, Inc.

  • The business case: good occupational safety and health is good business

    Studies, research and numerous real-life examples show that good occupational safety and health (OSH) management practices, in addition to protecting workers’ health, can have significant benefits in terms of productivity and cost-effectiveness. Good OSH is also key to helping companies retain older workers. ...

  • How to set up an office recycling program

    The Paperless Project states the average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of paper a year, and 45% of paper used by office workers is trash by the end of the day. CalRecycle reports that over 785,000 tons of recyclable office paper are disposed ...

  • Global reporting initiative sustainability reporting – Case Study

    Challenge: In 2009, an international organization of travel industry executives set an aspirational greenhouse gas reduction goal of 25% by 2020 and 35% by 2035 for their industry (on a 2005 baseline).  A global luxury hotel chain needed to start gathering information to support their commitment to achieving this goal set by the client, and communicating their progress publicly. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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 ...


    By cr360

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beyond Reporting – Systematic Approaches to Sustained Corporate Responsibility

    Corporate Responsibility (CR) is undisputed as an essential component of any successful business strategy. In addition, the transparent disclosure and reporting of CR information to a wide range of interested stakeholders is a requirement in the current market place - a part of the Licence to Operate. However, CR as an all-encompassing business management approach is still widely misunderstood ...


    By BSI

  • 2011 Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

    In order to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change, the world must reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions enough to keep global average temperature rise to 2°C above pre-industrial levels. WRI aims to do its part by curbing its own emissions. As WRI’s global staff and presence has expanded in recent years, we have seen a rise in our emissions. Our Fiscal Year 2011 (Oct. 2010 ...

  • 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

  • Can sustainability reporting be used as a predictor of industrial disasters?

    Sustainability reporting is a newer type of reporting for businesses world-wide. The reporting is a formalised means of assessing the status of economic, social and environmental factors involved in a business entity. Data included within the reports varies because of the lack of a uniform reporting standard. Even with these conditions, sustainability data can be used to predict the risk of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EC Issues Final Report on the Sustainable Use of Biocides

    On March 16, 2016, the European Commission (EC) issued its final report on the sustainable use of biocides. Article 18 of the European Union’s (EU) biocidal products regulation (BPR) directs the EC to issue a report on how the BPR ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Towards a Sustainable Future - report on the Conference: Investing in Sustainable Development

    The urgent need for a more sustainable form of development is paralleled by the need for different parts of civil society to join together in order to promote this common cause. The conference reported here was a positive response to this imperative, signalling a maturing relationship between environmental organisations, trade unions and social organisations in working to develop a new agenda for ...

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