sustainability reporting

Intro to Sustainability Reporting

There are many ways to report on a company’s corporate social responsibility. For a quick intro, please read:

For a deeper dive, this page contains our most recent stories about all kinds of sustainability reporting.

If you’d like to learn more about how to write a CSR or sustainability report, please consider taking a course. Here’s a list of upcoming trainings.

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PwC: Sustainability is Moving Into the Investment Mainstream

Eighty percent of institutional investors surveyed by PwC's Resource Institute said sustainability factored into one or more investment contexts in the past year.…
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Recap: Twitter Chat with Heineken: What Does It Mean to Brew a Better Future?

Last week we had a great live twitter chat featuring HEINEKEN in conjunction with the release of the company's latest sustainability report. If…
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The Top 5 Reasons to Digitally Publish Your Next G4 Report

Companies now face the opportunity to increase the impact of their reporting by going online, but also better target their stakeholders interests by…
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Interview: Mark Gough, Head of Sustainability for the UK Crown Estate

Each year, in advance of the Smarter Sustainability Reporting Conference, which will take place in London next year, I try to engage with…
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Grand Rapids Publishes Climate Resiliency Report

Using the system-wide approach to understanding climate change and concrete impacts on the local community, West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) in partnership…
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Is Innovation a Material Issue?

There does not appear to be a material Aspect in GRI G4 which is a good home for innovation. So, where should it…
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Fostering Sustainability in Higher Education: University of Texas at Arlington

UT Arlington is one of the three universities in the U.S. to publish a GRI report. Throughout the campus, the school has many…
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P&G Sets Lofty Long-Term Environmental Goals

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has lofty long-term environmental goals, as its recently released 15th annual sustainability report reveals.

Five Reasons You Will Be Using GRI’s New G4 Guidelines Sometime Soon

A recent piece on the downsides of G4 gets a firm rebuttal from GRI expert Elaine Cohen.
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Coca-Cola Issues 2013 GRI Report

The chairman of the board, Muhtar Kent, outlines in his letter accompanying Coca-Cola's third GRI report that, "there are no issues that will…
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Business Case for Sustainability Reporting in India

While sustainability reporting remains a tool for companies to communicate their performance to stakeholders, the process itself calls for internalizing sustainability controls -…
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Clorox Releases Third Annual Integrated Report

The Clorox Company, a multinational manufacturer of consumer and professional products such as bleach, recently launched its third annual integrated report, which reveals…
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Honest Tea Increases Organic Purchases and Fair Trade Premiums

Honest Tea increase organic ingredient purchases by 13 percent, and increased its Fair Trade premiums by 19 percent.
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Adobe Data Summary Reveals Sustainability Achievements

Adobe System’s, Inc.’s recently published 5-year Data Summary 2008-2012 for its corporate responsibility programs shows that the digital marketing and digital media solutions…
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Dell’s Sustainability Plan Sets Lofty Goals for 2020

Dell's 2020 Legacy of Good Plan is the next step in its Powering the Possible commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility.