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  • Sustainable packaging coalition report provides guidance on using recycled fiber in packaging

    Recognizing the growing interest in increasing recycled content in packaging as a sustainability strategy, GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition has released a report on the opportunities and challenges for using recycled fiber in packaging. Guidelines for Recycled Content in Paper and Paperboard Packaging outlines opportunities to use recycled content in 20 common retail packaging ...

  • Drinking Sustainably – Beverage Industry Guidance for GHG Emissions Reporting

    In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER members, this guidance also aims to ensure ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Call for help to improve sustainability reporting

    Sustainability reporting experts are calling on professionals and organizations to help improve the way companies report on anti-corruption and greenhouse gas emissions, by providing feedback on draft guidance before 12 November 2012. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is asking the public to comment on sustainability reporting guidance developed by expert working groups, helping improve ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • IHS Reaffirms 2011 Financial Guidance

    IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analysis, is reaffirming its 2011 revenue and adjusted EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) guidance. The company plans to publicly reaffirm its previously announced earnings guidance in Chicago today. As announced on May 4, 2011, IHS expects all-in revenue in a range ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Sustainability reporting made easy: turnkey reporting framework with automatic updates

    Sustainability reporting can be even faster, easier and more convenient with the new SoFi software module Disclosure Management Framework (DMF). It provides turnkey reporting frameworks for CDP 2014 (draft) and GRI G4. Saving the best for last: SoFi software automatically incorporates and updates any changes to the reporting guidelines. With the new DMF module, you can quickly and easily create ...


    By thinkstep

  • Sustainability reporting made easy: turnkey reporting framework with automatic updates

    Sustainability reporting can be even faster, easier and more convenient with the new SoFi software module Disclosure Management Framework (DMF). It provides turnkey reporting frameworks for CDP 2014 (draft) and GRI G4. Saving the best for last: SoFi software automatically incorporates and updates any changes to the reporting guidelines. With the new DMF module, you can quickly and easily create ...


    By thinkstep

  • Leading companies to sponsor new sustainability reporting guidelines

    Ten world-leading companies are the global sponsors of the next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Alcoa, Enel, GE, Goldman Sachs, Natura and Shell are supporting GRI during the two year development of the Guidelines. GRI will also count on the expertise and support of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PwC. An increasing number of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Report shows more corporations disclose water risk following sec guidance, though data is lacking

    Overall corporate disclosures of water-related risks have increased since 2009, but most reporting remains weak and inconsistent according to Clearing the Waters: A Review of Corporate Water Risk Disclosure in SEC Filings, a new report issued today by Ceres. ...


    By Ceres

  • Department of energy issues federal fleet management guidance

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program today released its Federal Fleet Management Guidance, meeting a requirement of President Obama’s Executive Order (E.O. 13514) on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance.  This is the first comprehensive guidance to address the environmental impact of the Federal fleet and will help agencies ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GRI releases updated sustainability reporting guidelines

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) released its newest, most comprehensive set of sustainability reporting guidelines yesterday, giving organizations around the world better direction towards sharing their sustainability accomplishments. The G3.1 guidelines are considered both an update and completion of the third generation of GRI’s guidelines. The scope of G3.1 has been expanded to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • BIER releases Greenhouse Gas Guidance to ensure common framework for sector GHG emissions reporting

    In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among BIER members, this guidance also aims to ensure ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Suncor Energy Releases 2010 Report on Sustainability

    "As a company, we will continue to lead by example, be candid about our sustainability challenges and forthright about potential solutions." Rick George, President and CEOCALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Editors Note: There are 2 videos and 2 photos associated with this news release. Suncor Energy Inc. announced today the release of its ...


  • Suncor Energy Releases 2010 Report on Sustainability

    "As a company, we will continue to lead by example, be candid about our sustainability challenges and forthright about potential solutions." Rick George, President and CEOCALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Editors Note: There are 2 videos and 2 photos associated with this news release. Suncor Energy Inc. announced today the release of its ...


  • 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

  • New environmental guidance for Scottish educational establishments

    From manicured lawns to the chemistry lab, schools and colleges have an impact on our environment. The higher education sector in Scotland: consumes half a billion kilo watts per hour of energy per annum at a cost of £20 million; consumes over 1.5 million cubic metres of water per annum; spends around £250 million per year on goods and services; has over 100,000 people traveling to work or study ...

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