2017 marked 20 years of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). It was a year of celebration, of looking back and being proud of the strong basis that we have created for the future. But most of all, it was a year in which we took a long, hard look at where we are, and where we want to be, and our new leadership took action to ensure that we are on course to get there.
May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by the nonprofit organization Ceres finds that companies with strong systems for board sustainability oversight are more likely to perform better on sustainability challenges such as climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
FORT MILL, S.C., May 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Award-winning news for Domtar, a leading global provider of pulp, paper and personal care products. The company is pleased to announce its 2017 Sustainability Report, “Working Smart for the Long Term,” has been named the winner in two categories of the Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2018 program (CRAA’18). More than 121 entries submitted by 61 organizations across 6 continents were judged and Domtar won in the categories of Creativity in Communication and Openness & Honesty.
GRI is happy to announce the appointment of Peter Paul van de Wijs as Chief Communications Officer as of June 2018. With over 20 years of professional experience in communications and sustainability, he brings a unique perspective to help reinforce GRI’s position as the leading sustainability reporting organization.
Learn how Schneider Electric is taking responsibility in the 2017 – 2018 Schneider Sustainability Report
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For the fourth year, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces its financial and non-financial results together for the first quarter of 2018. Each quarter, Schneider Electric publishes 21 indicators from the 2018- 2020 Schneider Sustainability Impact, which replaces the Planet & Society barometer, measuring progress towards its ambitious sustainability commitments. With a total score of 3.56 out of 10 at end-March 2018, the Group has exceeded its Schneider Sustainability Impact target of 3.50 out of 10 for the quarter.
Curious about how to shift the financial system to reward the most sustainable companies? Better corporate reports are part of the solution. When companies don’t have the right information, they can’t make the right decisions. In an increasingly complex world, expectations for corporate reporting are changing. The complexity of corporate sustainability reporting has business and investors overloaded, making it tough to show how sustainability adds value. That’s where the Reporting Exchange comes in.
WBCSD has launched their below50 insights report, designed to give you key insights on the status, progress and challenges in the low-carbon transport fuels sector. below50 is one of WBCSD’s key climate projects – and invites any company who produces, uses or invests in low-carbon transport fuels with at least 50% lower emissions that conventional fossil fuels to join. This is the first report outlining progress towards our goal to reduce co2 emissions by replacing 10% of fossil fuel use in global transport with low-carbon transport fuels by 2030.