sustainability reporting Articles

  • Researchers are Advancing Science Using Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    There are so many examples of interesting research using Micro Pulse LiDAR (MPL) technology it is difficult to decide on my favorites; however, I have chosen to highlight the following two papers because these applications for the MPL and MiniMPL address problems that are very important to global health. ...

  • This Month’s Featured Report – Spotlight On Ups

    Founded in 1907, United Parcel Service of North America, Inc. (UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Why did you decide to start issuing sustainability reports? The rationale for why we published our first report in ...

  • 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

  • Making Headway in Europe - Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure

    Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure This linkage document shows the Disclosures from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s G4 Guidelines that can be used to comply with the European Directive on non-financial and diversity information disclosure by certain large undertakings and groups. The Directive came ...

  • 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

  • Communicating sustainability

    Communicating sustainability Continuing the conversation building loyalty and trust Many companies report at a fixed point and then there is a lull in communication until the next reporting cycle, but smart communication can help engage and inform key stakeholder groups such as customers and employees. Investment in ...


    By IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Integrated reporting capabilities for improved environmental performance

    An organization real-time dashboards and integrated sustainability reporting capabilities provide organizations with a means of perpetual monitoring and reporting. Real-time dashboards and integrated sustainability reporting capabilities provide organizations with a means of perpetual monitoring and reporting.As world leaders quibble over details of international climate deals, carbon emissions ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • Screening of Screening Companies - Socially Responsible Investment - An Assessment of the Quality of Existing Products/Services

    This report includes a summary of SRI-market developments and key characteristics of best practice. It also briefly presents identified best-practice examples based on MISTRA’s key requirements and discusses the potential for MISTRA, and other institutional investors, to improve the quality of SRI-products in the future. This should also help to increase the awareness in the financial community ...


    By SustainAbility Ltd

  • 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

  • Standardisation of environmental reporting

    Environmental reporting is used by many organisations as an opportunity to improve communication with their stakeholders concerning environmental impacts and sustainability. Although several regulations and proposals for environmental reporting already exist, a standard is still lacking. The paper presents a comprehensive concept for the standardisation of environmental reporting. After an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lloyds TSB - Case Study

    Project Results and Impacts: Communicate the company’s CSR actions and performance to all of its stakeholders Address mutual economic, environmental, and social challenges by improving dialogue with its stakeholders CSE Solution "CSR Report Development and Quality Assurance" CSE delivered an in-depth self-assessment from ...

  • 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

  • An analysis of the role of risk management in sustainability reporting - a case study of 27 European manufacturing companies

    The purpose of this study is to analyse the role of risk management in sustainability reporting. Analysis was based on content analysis of sustainability reports of the 27 European manufacturing companies considered as a case in this study. The findings indicate that the GRI performance indicators were 1,323 times reported. The most frequently used economic, environmental and social indicators ...


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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