sustainable development reporting News

  • Allianz sustainable development report 2010

    Allianz CEO Michael Diekmann launches the German insurer"s Sustainable Development Report 2010 and reflects on the challenges the insurance business and the world at large will have to face in the years ahead. In 120 years of managing risk for our clients all over the world, Allianz has faced countless ...

  • Praxair Releases 2011 Sustainable Development Report

    Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) has released its 2011 Sustainable Development Report outlining the company’s Sustainable Development Vision 2015 and reporting its annual accomplishments in the areas of economic, environmental and social responsibility. “With intense focus and commitment over the past several years, I am proud to report that we have transformed sustainable development at ...


    By Praxair

  • 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

  • World water development report

    Water scarcity is increasing in most urban areas worldwide. It will be affecting your business soon. It might already have done so. Are you ready, or will you be caught out? What can you do to reduce or mitigate the effects? Is there a global water crisis? Has the world reached a ‘tipping point' on water? Are there opportunities for your business? In an effort to ensure that diverse groups of ...

  • China Sustainable Cities Report

    A new report evaluating Chinese cities’ performance in sustainable development was launched in Beijing during the 2015 International Forum on Sustainable Cities in China. Entitled “The 2015 China Sustainable Cities Report: Measuring Ecological and Human Development“, the report creatively explores how to solve the urban development challenges facing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Turkey – Sustainability report

    Akçansa Çimento, Turkey’s largest cement producer has sought to get a better understanding of sustainability within the whole organisation. Together with PE INTERNATIONAL, Akçansa Çimento developed industry specific key performance indicators and set sustainability targets which allow for monitoring and improving the sustainability performance of the enterprise. ...


    By thinkstep

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • The effects of sustainability reporting on sustainable development and its contribution to the post-2015 development agenda

    Following increasing interest from various stakeholders GRI is looking into the much-asked question of what the short, medium and long-term effects of sustainability reporting are on sustainable development. This important question set the tone for a recent workshop that GRI held in Johannesburg, following the launch of its Focal Point South Africa office. The workshop entitled, What ...


    By Global Reporting Initiative

  • New Report Identifies Key Innovations to Bridge Sustainable Development Investment Gap

    A new report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies critical innovations in the US$300+ trillion global financial system, which, if brought to scale, could help close the widening sustainable development investment gap. The report is being launched at the World Economic Forum at Davos - at the outset of what promises to be a momentous year for sustainable ...

  • Cascades invites you to consult and to reuse its 2009 report on sustainable development

    Cascades is launching the 2009 edition of its traditional report on sustainable development. Reusable, this report has a dual function: a support for broadcasting the Company's performance in sustainable development and a practical notebook. Performance Overview In publishing this report, Cascades wishes to make public its performance in sustainable development, in an open process. For example, ...

  • Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Utah Copper Releases 2010 Sustainable Development Report

    One of Rio Tinto’s largest business units, Kennecott Utah Copper, has released its 2010 Sustainable Development Report – now available online at www.kennecott.com. The ...


  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable development means tackling childbirth rates, report says

    Least developed countries (LDCs) must improve women's access to education and family planning if they are to achieve sustainable development, according to recommendations in a Royal Society report, People and the Planet, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Full disclosure: a report on sustainability and CSR reporting

    Is your business considering sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting? What will it be: CERES? GRI? CDP? FRP? A4S? WBCSD? Or IIRC? Phew. That's a lot of acronyms for what's really a simple premise: reporting on sustainability and CSR data to stakeholders and the public at large. The above organizations are all associated with voluntary reporting frameworks that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Full disclosure: A report on sustainability and CSR reporting

    Is your business considering sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting? What will it be: CERES? GRI? CDP? FRP? A4S? WBCSD? Or IIRC? Phew. That’s a lot of acronyms for what’s really a simple premise: reporting on sustainability and CSR data to stakeholders and the public at large. The above organizations are all associated with voluntary reporting frameworks ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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 Foundation

  • Sustainable Development Commission Fails to Sustain Enthusiasm

    NEW YORK, New York, April 26, 2005 (ENS) - Four days after the Commission on Sustainable Development closed its 13th meeting at UN ...

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