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  • New Era of Sustainability Assurance

    Recent research has shown that a growing number of Australian listed companies are setting high standards of accountability and transparency, providing their stakeholders with assured information about their sustainability performance. However, the majority of companies are still in the process of understanding and communicating their social and environmental impacts. A ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • 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.

  • Bureau Veritas Acknowledged as a Leading Provider of Sustainability Assurance Services by Independent Analyst Firm Verdantix

    The financial materiality of sustainability performance data relating to energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, supply chain policies, and environmental management is growing. As a result, a wider range of senior managers need confidence in these data sets and management systems. To help decision-makers in roles like Head of External Affairs, Chief Risk Officer, CFO, and Head ...


    By Bureau Veritas

  • Verdantix Says Increasing Sustainability Risks Push Firms To Buy Assurance From The Big Four Audit Firms

    Investment in sustainability assurance is increasing as firms seek to improve the credibility of sustainability reports and provide greater confidence to the Board about management systems, performance data and risk controls. This is according to an ...


    By Verdantix Ltd

  • Next Generation of Sustainability Reporting Guidelines Released

    Global business leaders have called on companies and organizations around the world to embrace G4, the next generation of the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. At the opening of GRI's 2013 Global Conference in Amsterdam, G4 was unveiled before an audience of 1,600 thought leaders and practitioners from around the globe. Experienced reporters welcomed the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • JSC Gazprom Publishes Sustainability Report 2008/2009

    December 14, 2010 - Gazprom (RTS: GAZP, MICEX: GAZP, LSE: OGZD, FWB: GAZ, OTC: OGZPY) has released its first Sustainability Report. The Report is available athttp://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Gazprom/2010/?ID=34968 The Report: embraces the period from 2008 through ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Sustainability reporting training available across North America

    LEAD, in association with Jantzi-Sustainalytics, is offering two-day courses in sustainability reporting in cities across the US and Canada. The training is certified under the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) -- the world"s most widely used sustainability reporting framework. Course participants will gain practical skills to effectively communicate any organization"s sustainability efforts, in ...

  • ACCA to host Sustainability Reporting Awards on 25th February

    ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is preparing for the sixth ACCA Sustainability Reporting Awards to be held on February 25th at the Oak Room of the Cinnamon Grand. The high profile event showcases the importance of sustainability reporting, building on the GRI guidelines and triple bottom line reporting. The Chief Guest will be Country Director of GRI Focal Point India Dr ...


    By Ruder Finn

  • RWE AG publishes sustainability report for 2014

    8.7 million-tonne reduction in CO2 emissions compared to previous year "Partnerships are the key to success" RWE AG has published its sustainability report for 2014. In the report, the energy utility emphasises its commitment to sustainable business operations. "Sustainable alignment of the company is essential – especially in these times of constant change", says Peter ...


    By RWE AG

  • RWE AG publishes its 2013 sustainability report

    Sustainability is core business if we want to be a partner of society as a whole”, says RWE CEO Peter Terium in the introductory interview to the report. “And we are moving forward. Our CO2 emissions have come down and we have increased our energy efficiency. We have continued to operate at a high level in areas where we have been good in the past – such as security of ...


    By RWE AG

  • Liberty Global unifies global sustainability reporting with cr360

    Leading sustainability software firm cr360 (https://cr360.com) has helped Liberty Global to address regional reporting differences and improve the consistency of its global sustainability reporting. Using reporting templates designed by cr360, the world’s largest ...

  • G4 is future of sustainability reporting, say business leaders

    Business leaders today called on companies and organizations around the world to embrace the next generation of the Global Reporting Initiative's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines - G4. G4 was unveiled before an audience of 1,600 thought leaders and practitioners from around the globe at GRI’s 2013 Global Conference today. Experienced reporters welcomed the publication of the ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • GRI Certified Sustainability Reporting Training hosted by salesforce.com

    ISOS Group, a Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Certified Training Partner in the U.S., announces that it is collaborating with Triple Pundit, an innovative media company that cultivates awareness and understanding of the triple bottom line, to offer the highly sought GRI Certified Training in ...


    By ISOS Group

  • Mohawk industries releases second annual sustainability report

    Inspiration is derived from many sources. This year, with the release of its second annual sustainability report, Mohawk Industries highlights its source of inspiration - all the people who make Mohawk successful - while developing a comprehensive report that shows improvement and excellence in nearly every measure of sustainability for 2010. The ...

  • Outotec publishes its first sustainability report

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE, JUNE 16, 2011 AT 5:00 PM Outotec publishes its first sustainability report ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • GM Reports Operational and Product Sustainability Progress

    Automaker highlights key initiatives in interim update to report SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:DETROIT, November 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ – General Motors released an interim update to its ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Bloomberg L.P. Publishes Comprehensive Sustainability Report

    Bloomberg L.P. released its first comprehensive Sustainability Report today, providing an in-depth look at the financial services company’s work in sustainability. The report is the third of its kind produced by Bloomberg, and the first to be released publicly. The report, entitled The Sustainability Edge, is available online at: ...


    By Bloomberg

  • ReportAlert.info - Henry Davis York publishes sustainability report 2010

    Australian law firm, Henry Davis York ('HDY') has issued 'Imagine3', their third annual Sustainability Report for the reporting period ending 30 June 2010. The key theme of this report addresses the challenges of integrating sustainability into their business but also reflects on commitments and challenges from previous years' reports. Henry Davis York has this year elected to move much of the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Growing interest in sustainability reports driving need for investment-grade data

    The quality of sustainability and corporate responsibility data that companies disclose will need to improve to keep pace with stakeholder expectations, according to a PwC US report released today, Creating Value from Corporate Responsibility. The report goes on to note that half of the CEOs PwC recently surveyed plan to change their business strategies in the next three years because they expect ...

  • WBEA Response to 2011 October Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

    The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) acknowledges the 2011 October Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, released October 4, 2011, regarding environmental monitoring in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. WBEA is a multi-stakeholder, not-for-profit, science-based monitoring organization, headquartered in Fort McMurray, AB. WBEA is responsible for ...


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