corporate sustainability reporting News

  • Corporate sustainability reporting on the rise

    More than half of the United States’ 100 largest publicly traded companies now report on their sustainability efforts, and more than a third now incorporate elements of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting guidelines, according to a report released by the Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN), a working group of the Social Investment Forum (SIF), ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NRG Issues Corporate Responsibility Report, “Growing Sustainably”

    NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has issued its “Growing Sustainably” annual Corporate Responsibility Report. The report focuses on NRG’s three-pronged strategy—to enhance its core generation fleet, expand retail operations, and invest in and grow new, innovative and cleaner energy businesses—and how it drives the Company to be more ...


    By NRG Energy, Inc.

  • 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

  • PPG Issues 2010 Corporate Sustainability Report

    PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has issued a corporate sustainability report for 2010, which expands on and enhances the scope of information provided in the company’s first full report for 2008. The document provides in-depth details regarding PPG’s status and progress on economic, environmental, safety and social-involvement initiatives. “In this second full sustainability report, ...


    By PPG Industries

  • Itron Releases Its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that it has released its 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR). The report follows the internationally accepted Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines for communicating environmental, economic and social indicators to highlight how Itron has continued to increase awareness and focus on reducing its greenhouse ...


    By Itron Inc

  • FMC Corporation Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

     FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today the publication of its 2012 Sustainability Report, "Focused Forward," which follows the Global Reporting Initiative™ (GRI) guidelines to report economic, social and environmental performance. "We've made strong progress since pursuing a more strategic approach to ...

  • Air Canada issues 2012 corporate sustainability report

    Air Canada has released Citizens of the World, the airline's second corporate sustainability report. The document evaluates Air Canada's performance during 2012 in four key areas of sustainability: safety, the environment, the well-being of employees, and the company's community involvement. "Air Canada has long recognized and embraced its responsibilities as a global airline and since our ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SGS published its first corporate sustainability report

    SGS has published its first Corporate Sustainability Report. This important milestone presents an opportunity to describe what sustainability means to our business and what we are doing to manage and improve our performance. SGS should be recognised globally, not only for the exceptional services and customer relationships, but also for delivering commercial objectives in a responsible and ...


    By SGS

  • Brady Corporation Launches Inaugural Sustainability Report

    Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), a world leader in identification solutions, has launched its inaugural sustainability report, a comprehensive overview of the company’s sustainability strategy, accomplishments, and future plans. Entitled “Protecting Our Future,” the report focuses on Brady’s three pillars of sustainability: Sustainable Company, Sustainable Customers, and ...


  • El Paso Corporation Issues 2010 Corporate Sustainability Report

    El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) today announced that it has published its fourth annual corporate sustainability report (CSR), which provides a comprehensive overview of the company's sustainability-related activities. "Throughout our more than 80-year history, El Paso has demonstrated many achievements in building a legacy of sustainability," said John Sousa, vice president of Communications ...


  • Corporate disclosure on sustainability

    Stratos Inc. (Stratos), a Canadian business consulting firm, has released a national study examining sustainability reporting trends and the best practices of some of Canada’s leading corporations. The study found that disclosure of sustainability information Canadian companies is now standard practice, with 80% including some environmental, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Corporate responsibility 2008 report

    At Merck our fundamental responsibility is discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines and vaccines that can make a difference in people’s lives and create a healthier future. We believe that fulfi lling this responsibility in a sustainable manner demands high ethical standards and a culture that values honesty, integrity and transparency in all that we do. In the face of ...

  • Corporate Reporting and Human Rights

    GRI, provider of one of the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting standards, has launched its latest Linkage Document at the Fourth United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights. ‘Linking G4 and the UN Guiding Principles’ highlights the connections between the GRI G4 Reporting ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Corporate responsibility and sustainability communications

    Transparency in communications is a key indicator of a socially responsible company - more important than philanthropy or NGO partnerships - according to a corporate responsibility and sustainability communications report by Edelman the world’s largest independent public relations firm. The report, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Communications: Who’s Listening? ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • A new mindset for corporate sustainability

    Organizations that wish to grow profitably in the future must focus their efforts to benefit shareholders, society and the environment simultaneously, according to a paper published by a group of academic experts on corporate responsibility and sustainability. Concentrating on any one of these areas at the expense of the other two may compromise a business's long-term success. A focus on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability reporting, minus the burden of reporting

    Thinking of reporting on your sustainability efforts through an outlet like the GRI? Good for you. That said, you may have encountered some opposition to the premise, or criticisms highlighted by Corporate Social Responsibility guru Mallen Baker, who has pointed to an oft-cited flaw in the GRI approach, namely the fact a report is essentially a company’s own narrative of its sustainability ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Complimentary Aberdeen report on “Sustainability matters: The corporate executive`s strategic agenda”

    Aberdeen data shows that for a growing number of companies, positive social and environmental performance is inextricably tied to their vision of long-term viability and success. The emergence of responsibility-framed strategies for business sustainability underscores the increasing importance of social and environmental stewardship to shareholders, customers, trading partners, and regulators ...


  • Alaska Air Group Issues First Comprehensive Corporate Sustainability Report

    Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air inflight recycling programs diverted more than 800 tons of inflight waste from landfills last year, including some 230 tons of aluminum and 185 tons of paper. That's enough aluminum to build three new airplanes and enough paper to replace 3,100 trees. In addition to recycling more inflight waste, the two airlines have also reduced their carbon emissions by 30 ...

  • Calgon Carbon Corporation Releases 2014 Global Sustainability Report

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) released its second Sustainability Report highlighting the various environmental stewardship and social responsibility initiatives the company advanced in 2014 and key performance metrics for ongoing, long-term sustainability goals. Calgon Carbon is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and services designed to protect human health ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

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