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The Sustainability Snowball is Gaining Mass


By Carol Singer Neuvelt

We’re putting the finishing touches on the agenda for NAEM’s upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference, and as I look over the program, I am struck by how much the conversation about sustainability has progressed over the past few years.

First SAP Integrated Report Demonstrates Commitment to Sustainable Value Creation

SAP Highlights Connections Between Financial and Non-Financial Performance Indicators; Reaches Its Next Milestone on the Journey to a More Sustainable Strategy
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WALLDORF, Germany, March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its first integrated report, which brings together the information usually shared in an annual report with the information normally contained in a sustainability report. - SAP AG (FRA:SAP) Publishes Integrated Report 2012

The company received the highest rating G3 A+ from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) for its online Sustainability Report 2012
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March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG today announced its first Integrated Report, which brings together the information usually shared in an annual report with the information normally contained in a sustainability report. Combining these reports into one single online document ( allows SAP to highlight the connections between the company’s financial and non-financial performance.

A Sugar High in the Third World


By Carol Pierson Holding

When I was young, I took it as the gospel truth that Coca-Cola could eat the paint off of cars. Then my grammar school classmates reported that baby teeth dissolved in Coke. I learned my lesson: drink Coke at your own peril.

Boston College Offers Certified Training in GRI Reporting

Center for Corporate Citizenship to present additional program in New York -- May 15-16

Following the great success of its inaugural program last month in Atlanta, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship is presenting Sustainability Reporting: A GRI Certified Program, May 15-16, in New York.

Verizon Provides Powerful Answers to Address Challenges in Healthcare, Education and Sustainability

Verizon’s New Annual Report of Financial and Corporate Responsibility Performance Outlines Progress in ‘Shared Success’ Initiatives
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NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon has released its 2012 annual report of financial and corporate responsibility performance, showcasing solid progress in delivering powerful answers in the areas of healthcare - Credit Suisse (VTX:CSGN) Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2012

The report documents the company's efforts to assume its corporate responsibilities in 2012
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March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Corporate Responsibility Report documents Credit Suisse’s efforts to assume its corporate responsibilities in 2012. It forms part of the bank’s annual reporting suite and has been externally assessed and independently assured by SGS. It is available online at:

Business Steps Forward to Respect and Support Children’s Rights

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Stockholm, March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today marks one year since the release of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles – a global call on business to step up efforts to respect and support children’s rights in the workplace, marketplace, community and environment.

Twenty-seven national events worldwide have helped to raise awareness of this landmark set of Principles, share best practices for implementation, and create opportunities for partnerships and collective action at the local level among business and other societal actors.

H&M Releases Its 2012 Sustainability Report

Latest achievement: one of the first and largest fashion companies in the world to make its supplier factory list public.
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March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today, H&M published its eleventh Conscious Actions Sustainability Report. Highlights from the report for 2012 are: - BAE Systems (LON:BA) Publishes 2012 Annual Report

The report demonstrates the progress the company is making in its corporate responsibility agenda. It focuses on the company's strategy and performance in key areas of business conduct, safety, diversity and inclusion and environmental sustainability.
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March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BAE Systems attaches great importance to the way it does business, as well as the financial results it achieves. The company continues to build on its position as one of the world’s largest and most geographically diverse defence, aerospace and security companies. It is committed to creating a culture of Total Performance encompassing customer focus, financial performance, programme execution and responsible behaviour. To reflect its integrated approach, the company continues to report corporate responsibility performance in its Annual Report.


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