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.

G4 Developments

Key Changes in Global Reporting Initiative’s G4

This is the final post in our series on the countdown to the G4. Previous iterations of the Global Reporting Initiative’s standards have…
Is sustainability ready to merge into the integrated reporting superhighway?

Why the World May Not Be Ready for Integrated Reporting

While merging sustainability with financial reporting holds many benefits, here are a few reasons why integrated reporting still faces challenges.
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Symantec Decreases Its Emissions by Four Percent from 2011

Symantec, the global leader in security, storage and systems management solutions, recently unveiled its 2012 corporate social responsibility report, which included achieving a…
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Interview: Marjella Alma of GRI Focal Point USA

Reporting from the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 conference in Amsterdam, I had a chance to chat with Marjella Alma of GRI about the…
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Interview: Nancy Mancilla, ISOS Group

Reporting from the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 conference in Amsterdam, I had a chance to chat with Nancy Mancilla about the new G4…
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We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.
Reports

Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines Revealed

The first confirmed whispers of G4 content have been released by GRI.
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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…
Ocean Spray

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…