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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5 Necessary Steps to Better Integrated Reporting AND a More Sustainable Company

SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf outlines the 5 steps behind an effective integrated report.
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What About Those DMAs? Perspectives on the G4 as the World Waits

What is the best way to deal with those Disclosure on Management Approach (DMAs) in GRI reporting? Nancy Mancilla discusses current DMA guidelines…
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How SASB is Working to Reform Sustainability Data Disclosure

If you go these days to sustainable business conferences and events you will find out pretty quickly that this field is mainly occupied…
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GRI G4: Are We No Longer Striving For An “A”?

In exactly one month’s time, we will all have our answers as to what the changes will actually be! Are we ready to…
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Could the GRI G4 Guidelines Become Too Burdensome For Business?

Next month, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will host its global conference in Amsterdam, a three-day event that will round up the top…
RILA 2013 Retail Sustainability Report

Update on Sustainability in Retail

“Retail Sustainability Report” is not just a summary of the retail industry’s progress towards the industry’s evolving sustainability objectives. It is also a…
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How Ocean Spray Reduced Its Transportation Emissions 20%

Ocean Spray, the leading producer of bottled juices and juice drinks, found a way to reduce its carbon emissions from transportation by 20…
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How the GRI Framework Improves Supply Chain Efficiencies

Supply chain activity has come to the forefront of decision making across all types of organizations. Socio-economic conditions, civil unrest and climate change…
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Is GRI Losing Traction?

The tension between the array of voluntary standards, protocols and frameworks for sustainability along with the uneasiness stemming from the unknown changes of…
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Sustainability Reporting and the Law: Practical Considerations for Avoiding Liability

With the steady rollout of corporate filings in 2012, the sustainability reporting movement remains strong. Social pressure and the desire to market green…
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Research Shows Companies Are Losing Sight of the Big Sustainability Picture

A recent research study found that in their drive for transparency, companies are losing sight of the big sustainability picture. It was as…
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BSR Survey: Investors Don’t Read CSR Reports

Sustainability has traveled lightyears in the last two decades, but is not yet woven into the fabric of the American corporation, according to…
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CSR, Philanthropy, Assurance and Other Insights From NY COMMIT! Forum

Here are three interesting insights I’ve taken away from the NY COMMIT! Forum, including thoughts by Robert F. Kennedy on short vs. long…
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Consumer Perception of Corporate CSR Leaders – It’s Not Based on Media Coverage

This study compares two lists of 50 companies in 2011, the Fortune 50 and the BCCCC CSR Index. In evaluating the companies' own…
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What is Sustainability Reporting? 8 Tips for the Casual Reader

Although sustainability reporting has become mainstream and more and more companies use a uniform set of guidelines (GRI), a casual reader might still…