sustainable development reporting News

  • Allianz sustainable development report 2010

    Allianz CEO Michael Diekmann launches the German insurer"s Sustainable Development Report 2010 and reflects on the challenges the insurance business and the world at large will have to face in the years ahead. In 120 years of managing risk for our clients all over the world, Allianz has faced countless ...

  • Praxair Releases 2011 Sustainable Development Report

    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has released its 2011 Sustainable Development Report outlining the company’s Sustainable Development Vision 2015 and reporting its annual accomplishments in the areas of economic, environmental and social responsibility. “With intense focus and commitment over the past several years, I am proud to report that we have transformed sustainable development at ...


    By Praxair Technology, Inc

  • Sustainability reporting: Bridging the divide between business and sustainable development

    On 20 September, at the UN Global Compact's triennial Leaders’ Summit in New York, the UN unveiled a new business engagement architecture that presents a major opportunity to leverage sustainability reporting to drive the private sector’s contribution to drive the private sector’s contribution to sustainable development. The new implementation architecture, ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Embrace sustainability (reporting) and profit

    Until relatively recently, sustainability has not been high on the agendas of most large companies - but many of the world’s leading businesses now recognize that the companies that will thrive in the future are those that join the dots between people, planet and profit. For companies who have truly put sustainability at the heart of their business model, the benefits are many ...

  • World water development report

    Water scarcity is increasing in most urban areas worldwide. It will be affecting your business soon. It might already have done so. Are you ready, or will you be caught out? What can you do to reduce or mitigate the effects? Is there a global water crisis? Has the world reached a ‘tipping point' on water? Are there opportunities for your business? In an effort to ensure that diverse groups of ...


  • Turkey – Sustainability report

    Akçansa Çimento, Turkey’s largest cement producer has sought to get a better understanding of sustainability within the whole organisation. Together with PE INTERNATIONAL, Akçansa Çimento developed industry specific key performance indicators and set sustainability targets which allow for monitoring and improving the sustainability performance of the enterprise. ...


    By thinkstep

  • The effects of sustainability reporting on sustainable development and its contribution to the post-2015 development agenda

    Following increasing interest from various stakeholders GRI is looking into the much-asked question of what the short, medium and long-term effects of sustainability reporting are on sustainable development. This important question set the tone for a recent workshop that GRI held in Johannesburg, following the launch of its Focal Point South Africa office. The workshop entitled, What ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Utah Copper Releases 2010 Sustainable Development Report

    One of Rio Tinto’s largest business units, Kennecott Utah Copper, has released its 2010 Sustainable Development Report – now available online at www.kennecott.com. The ...


  • Canadian government releases sustainable development progress report and plan

    Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has released the 2012 Progress Report on the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) and a draft of 2013-16 plan for a 120 day period of public consultations. "The 2012 Progress Report provides Canadians with a whole-of-government picture of the Government of Canada's contributions to achieving environmental sustainability," said Minister ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Henkel publishes 20th sustainability report

    Henkel has published its 20th Sustainability Report in conjunction with its Annual Report for 2010. More than 20 years ago, Henkel made a commitment to principles and objectives relating to occupational health and safety, resource conservation and emissions reduction. In 2008, the ...

  • BrownFlynn and the institute for sustainable development release report findings from landmark stakeholder engagement and sustainability survey

    BrownFlynn (www.brownflynn.com), leaders in corporate responsibility and sustainability, announced today that they will soon release the results of a report on the importance of stakeholder engagement in developing an organization's sustainability strategy. BrownFlynn partnered with the Institute for Sustainable Development ...

  • Full disclosure: A report on reporting

    Is your business considering sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting? What will it be: CERES? GRI? CDP? FRP? A4S? WBCSD? Or IIRC? Phew. That’s a lot of acronyms for what’s really a simple premise: reporting on sustainability and CSR data to stakeholders and the public at large. The above organizations are all associated with voluntary reporting frameworks ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Lack of engineers stifling development, says report

    A shortage of engineers in developing countries, and lack of interest in engineering careers from young people and women, are hampering development, according to the first ever international report on engineering.  Engineering is vital for raising standards of living and creating opportunities for sustainable prosperity in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Air Products Publishes GRI Sustainability Report

    Air Products (NYSE:APD) has published its latestSustainability Report, reporting its economic, environmental and social performance according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) ...


  • Aegis Receives A+ Rating in GRI's Sustainability Report

    Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing services provider and part of the $17 billion Essar Group, has achieved an A+ rating in Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) Sustainability Report. GRI is a non-profit organization promoting economic, environmental and social sustainability by providing organizations with a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework used worldwide. Aparup Sengupta, MD ...


  • Lockheed Martin Releases 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report

    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) released its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report today, outlining its performance in five non-financial areas – environmental, ethics, diversity and inclusion, global community outreach, and occupational health and safety. It also summarizes key corporate governance actions and includes a timeline tracing ...


    By Lockheed Martin

  • GRI is the global standard as sustainability reporting goes mainstream

    Almost 80 percent of the largest 100 companies in 41 countries worldwide issuing corporate responsibility (CR) reports now use the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, according to a new survey by KPMG. The KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2013, released today, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GRI`s Sustainability Report Now Available

    From an organizational perspective, the report spans 12 of the most important months in GRI’s 17-year history. The highlight during this period was undoubtedly the launch of G4 – the fourth generation of the organization’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. The report fully utilizes the G4’s most important feature – focus on materiality. It explains the process of ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • Exelon Recognized for Sustainability Performance and Carbon Emissions Reporting

    Recognizing Exelon’s leadership in corporate sustainability, the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year. In addition, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ranked Exelon one of the top 10 utilities on the S&P 500 for its carbon emissions reporting. “Exelon takes very seriously its ...


    By Carbon Disclosure Project

  • PureReport: first sustainable development reporting SaaS solution completing the GRI certified software and tools program

    S2D2 is proud to announce the successful completion of the certification process of the PureReport solutions by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Software and Tools program. The PureReport platform is the first SaaS (Software As A Service) solution to have completed successfully the entire certification process lead by the GRI Certified Software and Tools Program teams, which assures the ...

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