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.

 

What It Takes to Change the Way the World Eats for the Better

Deanna Bratter of WhiteWave Foods explains how the company makes sustainable acquisitions, like Horizon and Earthbound, to enhance its triple bottom line --…

Are We There Yet? Bringing a New Framework to Sustainability

New tools aim to better track corporate sustainability progress against meaningful goals.

Unpacking the Layers of Life Cycle Assessment

We have all heard the old axiom that states, “What gets measured gets managed.” But sustainability practitioners are frequently confronted with a tough…

Reviewing Fiat’s 2013 Sustainability Report with GRI G4 in Mind

Elaine Cohen takes an up-close look at Fiat Group's 2013 report and how it complies with the Global Reporting Initiative's G4 Guidelines.

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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 -…