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  • 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 ...


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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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to help improve the way companies report on anti-corruption and greenhouse gas emissions, by providing feedback on draft guidance before 12 November 2012.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 ...


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  • 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, ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


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  • Suncor Energy Releases 2010 report on sustainability

    Suncor Energy Inc. announced today the release of its 2010 Report on Sustainability - a comprehensive review of the company's environmental, social and economic performance for the year. The report, themed 'Energy. Innovation. Commitment,' outlines Suncor's performance in 2009 and provides key five-year performance trends. Environmental goals and 2009 performance highlights Suncor has outlined ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


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  • 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, ...


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  • Sustainability reporting can serve as bridge between business and sustainable development, says GRI

    A new business engagement architecture unveiled by the UN presents a major opportunity to leverage sustainability reporting to drive the private sector’s contribution to sustainable development, the Global Reporting Initiative said today. At the UN Global Compact's triennial Leaders’ Summit in New York, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon today launched an ...

  • 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 ...

  • Student report outlines sustainable practices future employees will demand

    A new report from 180 student leaders provides intruguing suggestions on how organization can be more sustainable and better able to compete for top talent. The report, 'The New Normal: Sustainable Practices Your Future Employees Will Demand' available from the Network for Business Sustainability, summarizes the conclusions reached by 180 student leaders ...


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  • Canadian government releases sustainable development progress report and plan

    Canada's Environment Minister Peter Kent has released the 2012 Progress Report on the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) and a draft of 2013-16 plan for a 120 day period of public consultations. "The 2012 Progress Report provides Canadians with a whole-of-government picture of the Government of Canada's contributions to achieving environmental sustainability," said Minister ...


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  • 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

  • Sustainable packaging coalition report facilitates the use of recycled content in packaging

    The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has released a report on the opportunities and challenges for using recycled content in plastic packaging applications. Guidelines for Increasing Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging addresses common issues and strategies for increasing recycled content in common beverage, dairy, electronic, household care and laundry, pharmaceutical, ...

  • Finalists chosen for ceres-ACCA North American sustainability reporting awards

    Ceres and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) today announced the shortlist of candidate reports for the Ceres-ACCA North American Sustainability Reporting Awards. Of the 98 sustainability reports received, 17 were selected for further consideration by the judges’ panel that meets next month. The final winners will be announced at the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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

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