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.

 

Symantec’s Cecily Joseph Shares Lessons Learned from a Decade of CSR Reporting

Veteran sustainability reporter Cecily Joseph shares her best practices for producing a quality sustainability report and substantive CSR program too.

How to Align Your Corporate Citizenship Strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Have you been tasked with addressing how your company supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Use these tips and tricks for…

How Coca-Cola and Boost Mobile Demonstrate Brand Authenticity

If your brand promise connects with your actions, you’ll enjoy consumer loyalty. Thus, authenticity has become the currency in the world of brands.…

Big Data Comes to Financial and Sustainability Reporting Frameworks

The business world -- historically more concerned with financial reporting -- is increasingly realizing that measurement and tracking of non-financial resources helps identify…

There’s No Role for Storytelling in Your Sustainability Report

Very few stakeholders spend time reading dense, formal corporate reports -- which means one thing, argues thinkPARALLAX: Your sustainability report is no place…

Why These Pioneering Companies Are Already Making the Switch to GRI Standards

In a move toward integrated reporting, Solvay, General Motors and other leading companies will work together this year to pioneer the new GRI…

The Year Ahead in Philanthropy: 2017 Trends to Watch

Giving is on track for continued growth in 2017. Learn about the factors contributing to this growth and trends to watch over the…

Now More Than Ever, We Need Global Solidarity for Sustainability

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals address the major sustainability challenges of today and are the right causes to rally around, explains GRI Deputy…

Sustainability Reporting Standards: Time to Trade Competition for Collaboration

SASB and GRI seem to be engaged in a competition to become the leading sustainability reporting standards. They should be looking to collaborate…

GRI Standards Push Momentum for Global Sustainable Development

On Wednesday, the GRI announced the launch of the world’s first Global Reporting Standards for sustainability reporting. These new standards give businesses large and…

Addressing the Confusion Around Materiality and Reporting

Confusion and concern about materiality is legitimate, but it does not have to be paralyzing, says Ann Tartre of thinkPARALLAX.

6 Ways to Make Your Sustainability Data Count

How can you turn a mountain of sustainability data into engaging, useful information? Sustainability data fiend Majonne Frost from Bioregional offers her advice.

Q&A: GRI Expert Alyson Genovese on the Changing CR Reporting Landscape and What You Need to Know

Alyson Genovese, GRI’s head of corporate and stakeholder relations in the U.S. and Canada, explains what corporations need to know about the changing…

Leave Spreadsheets Behind and Overcome Reporting Fatigue

The pain points are many for companies that use spreadsheets to collect and organize environmental and corporate social responsibility data.

Is Competition Between Sustainability Reporting Standards Healthy?

Competition in well-functioning markets tends to increase product innovation and quality and lower prices. But is this the case in the market for…