Sustainability Reporting Articles

  • What Will be Driving Your Next Sustainability Report?

    Sustainability in many automotive supplier companies has grown from a footnote or an appendix in an annual report to a fully developed, comprehensive strategy that drives meaningful business optimization and competitive advantage. The next generation of sustainability initiatives will likely contain increased focus on a vital area – the demands of The Customer. The ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 5 Ways to Build Your Company`s Reputation for Sustainability

    Sustainability is no longer just a compliance requirement. It’s a business opportunity, and some argue a business imperative, that can give companies a competitive edge by growing something that’s become increasingly important to consumers: brand trust. According to the ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • NAEM 2016 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference

    The average American uses 2,000 gallons of water DAILY. So, as part of our participation in the upcoming NAEM 2016 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference, instead of the usual conference swag, Antea Group will be helping make participants water neutral for the day by purchasing two BEF Water ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 3 Steps for Building Your Tech Company`s Sustainability Strategy

    For many companies, sustainability efforts are no longer just about compliance—they’re an essential component of the company’s overall business strategy, reputation, and brand. Why? Because sustainability programs not only improve the environment, but also offer a competitive advantage. In fact, 66% of consumers say they are willing to pay more for sustainable goods, according ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • 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 ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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

  • The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

    Corporate sustainability goals can be something of a mystery. I am sometimes asked: why do companies set the sustainability goals that they do? I often answer that as a science company, DuPont focuses on developing science-based solutions to market problems. But for any company --- not just DuPont --- setting corporate sustainability goals is as much art as it is science. Developing the right ...


    By Dupont

  • 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

  • Gallery: 4 Signs You Should Invest in EHS Software

    These challenges may be preventing you from making better environmental, health and safety decisions. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Ease the reporting burden with RobecoSAM’s corporate sustainability assessment taxonomy

    Leading global businesses, including Crédit Agricole and Sprint, are increasing efficiency and saving time on their sustainability reporting through cr360’s integration of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) Corporate Sustainability Assessment into its award-winning sustainability software. The DJSI were launched as the first global ...

  • Materiality Case Study: Carnival Corporation & plc

    In 2014, Carnival Corporation & plc conducted an analysis to reevaluate the significant economic, environmental and social aspects of its operations, to further assess the relative impacts of these aspects, as well as to determine the required components to transition from GRI-G3.1 to GRI-G4 sustainability reporting. Known as a “materiality assessment”, this analysis enables the ...

  • Materiality Case Study: Tennant Company

    In 2013, Tennant Company revisited and evolved its strategy for the next phase of its sustainable enterprise initiative. This was a multi-step process and will be an ongoing activity as the company continuously refines its sustainable enterprise. The first step for Tennant was to identify stakeholder groups and key members of each group. For each group, the company defined its strategies and ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Case study : One of the world’s largest auto manufacturers deploys software to streamline utility bill management

    The Customer General Motors, commonly known as GM, is a multi-national corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services. For 77 consecutive years, from 1931 to 2007, the Company led the global vehicle sales market, and today, General Motors remains one of the world’s largest automakers. ...


    By EnerNOC, Inc.

  • JSE Head explains the evolution of sustainability reporting

    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange announced on 3 June of this year that a new collaboration with global index provider FTSE Russell will see its environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure indicators align with FTSE Russell’s evolved ESG approach. “The new approach will replace our Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index. It will ...

  • Will Your Company Still be Here in 1000 Years?

      Climate change, social activism, empowered consumers, globalization – The world today presents a number of challenges to citizens and businesses alike. For businesses many of these issues get bucketed under the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • EY – CFOs under Investor Pressure Globally to provide better information

    CFOs, operating globally across multiple markets, say it is increasingly harder to satisfy investor demands for information alongside increasing regulatory requirements. This is according to a new report by EY’s Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS), which found that 70% of CFOs found balancing the needs between external stakeholders and corporate reporting challenging. The ...


    By CSRware, Inc.

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