sustainable development reporting News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Next step in sustainability reporting arrives in the Netherlands

    The local launch event, hosted and sponsored by Deloitte Netherlands, will provide companies and organizations with a general introduction to G4, the opportunity to hear debate from an expert panel, and the chance to ask questions and share perspectives with their peers. The GRI Guidelines – the most widely used Sustainability Reporting Framework in the world - enable all companies and ...

  • SunPower Posts First Comprehensive Sustainability Report

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of the world's highest efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that its 2010 Sustainability Report is now available at www.sunpowercorp.com/sustainability. The report provides an overview of the company's sustainability performance, sets a baseline for ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Walmart reports progress on its sustainability index

    In front of an audience of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting this week, Walmart highlighted its progress with the Sustainability Index, a measurement system used to track the environmental impact of products. The company also outlined key initiatives where it can use its size and scale to help address "hot spots" and accelerate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GRI`s Sustainability Report Now Available

    From an organizational perspective, the report spans 12 of the most important months in GRI’s 17-year history. The highlight during this period was undoubtedly the launch of G4 – the fourth generation of the organization’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. The report fully utilizes the G4’s most important feature – focus on materiality. It explains the process of ...

  • Suncor Energy releases 2013 Report on Sustainability

    Suncor Energy has released its 2013 Report on Sustainability, that highlights the company's environmental, social and economic performance. "Is it possible to have a prosperous economy and a vibrant society, while maintaining a healthy planet for our grandchildren? I believe the answer is yes," said Steve Williams, president ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New report challenges misconceptions on Sustainable Investing

    Although some investors may believe sustainable investing requires a financial sacrifice, a new report from the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing finds that investing in sustainability has usually met and often exceeded the performance of comparable traditional investments, both on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis, across asset classes and over time. “We believe ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Commission takes stock of progress on sustainable development

    In recent years the EU has mainstreamed sustainable development into a broad range of its policies. In particular, the EU has taken the lead in the fight against climate change and the promotion of a low-carbon economy. At the same time, unsustainable trends persist in the EU in several areas and the efforts need to be intensified. Three years into the implementation of the EU's Sustainable ...

  • PureReport: first sustainable development reporting SaaS solution completing the GRI certified software and tools program

    S2D2 is proud to announce the successful completion of the certification process of the PureReport solutions by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Software and Tools program. The PureReport platform is the first SaaS (Software As A Service) solution to have completed successfully the entire certification process lead by the GRI Certified Software and Tools Program teams, which assures the ...

  • BWise Joins the Global Reporting Initiative Committing to Sustainability Performance Reporting

    BWise, the global leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management software solutions, announced today that it is continuing its commitment to support sustainability performance reporting by joining the Global Reporting Initiative ( ...

  • Sustainable development after Rio+20 is `in limbo`

    The weak wording of the Rio+20 summit agreement and delays in setting up the UN working groups on sustainable development have left ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Mondi`s sustainable development efforts in Poland

    As the largest employer in the local area, Mondi is a major contributor to the city of Swiecie’s economic health through wage creation, through direct and indirect employment and support for local contractors and suppliers. By focusing on local private sector development, Mondi’s operations are creating greater business opportunities for the company itself while enhancing community development. ...

  • Science can do more for sustainable development

    The message from Rio+20 is for practical action to deliver existing targets. Scientists must identify and overcome barriers to change. Sha Zukang, secretary-general of Rio+20, held a press conference in Rio de Janeiro on 13 June, heralding the start of the final phase of negotiations ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Water tariffs will need to rise by 5.9% a year to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, new GWI report finds

    A new market report published by GWI has found that water tariffs will need to increase by 5.9% each year in order to generate the $449 billion of annual investment required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation by 2030, and maintain existing infrastructure. The report comes at a time when the funding model for water infrastructure is evolving to incorporate more ...

  • The future of CSR and ESG reporting - an interview with Mari Snyder, VP, social responsibility & community development of marriott international about CSR and sustainability reporting

    Recently, 3BL Media attended the official launch of GRI’s Focal Point USA at the New York Stock Exchange and had the opportunity to interview Mari Snyder, VP, Social Responsibility and Community Development of Marriott International and discuss the latest trends in sustainability reporting and ESG disclosure in the USA and internationally.   Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launched ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Full disclosure: A report on 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.

  • Public participation in the GM debate: the case for sustainability reporting

    Use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture remains controversial, particularly in the European Union. Researchers suggest that all members of society need to be engaged in the debate on GMOs to achieve agreement on policy decisions. They propose voluntary sustainability reporting as a suitable method for conducting public dialogue. A number of public concerns continue to be ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • Curbing climate change and sustaining economic growth - report

    Any successful program of action on climate change must support two objectives—stabilizing atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs) and maintaining economic growth. Reconciling these two objectives means that “carbon productivity,” the amount of GDP produced per ton of carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions must increase by ten times over the coming decades. This is a central finding of The carbon ...


    By The World Bank

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