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 Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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.

  • GRI tops corporate reporting systems

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Guidelines now rank among the most widely recognized Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) instruments among large European companies, according to new research published by the European Commission. A survey of the public CSR statements of 200 randomly selected large companies suggests that the GRI Guidelines are now referred to almost as frequently as the UN ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Coca-Cola enterprises publishes 2011/2012 corporate responsibility and sustainability report

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/NYSE Euronext Paris: CCE)  today released its seventh company-wide Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) report, “How can a drink build a more sustainable tomorrow?” This is the company’s first CRS report since the publication of its “Deliver for Today, Inspire for Tomorrow” sustainability plan in September 2011.  ...

  • Raytheon releases Corporate Responsibility Report

    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) released its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report this month, highlighting the company's latest efforts in the areas of governance; ethics; engineering, technology and Mission Assurance; diversity; safety and wellness; sustainability; and community support. The report is available to view and download on Raytheon's website at ...


    By Raytheon

  • Sustainability reporting in the EU

    Europe plays a pivotal role in driving sustainability disclosure at a global level. Recently, the European Parliament took steps to progress the implementation of the EU strategy 2011-2014 for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), by adopting two European parliament resolutions on CSR. This advancement by the European Parliament marks an important development in government activity around ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

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