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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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…

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…

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 -…

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.

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.

Office Depot: A Decade of Environmental Transparency

We dig in to find out what the office supply retailer has been up to all these years.
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VW Earns Top Honors for Sustainability & Carbon Disclosure

Volkswagen AG's "green cred" got a big boost recently. The global automotive group earned top rankings in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and…

UN Global Compact Launches Stock Index

The UN Global Compact released a stock index of key signatories. What does this really mean from a sustainability standpoint?
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31 Tips for Writing a GRI G4 Report

Here, in a convenient, one post format, is a recap of all the 31 tips in this "G4 on Twitter" month.