sustainability reporting

GE Latin America Strengthens Regional Sustainability Commitment


Brazil is now the world’s seventh-largest economy and has become the ninth-largest energy consumer in the world. And because it’s creating greater energy demand, it’s also adding further strain on the environment. As one of the leading nations on international climate change negotiations, Brazil has voluntarily committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 39% by 2020, relative to 2005 levels.

Putting Sustainability Data in Context


By Tim Woodall

Many companies have been publicly reporting on sustainability metrics for more than 20 years, and others are just getting started. As the practice is maturing and becoming more commonplace, stakeholders are beginning to ask, “Are these metrics really measuring sustainability?”

Norfolk Southern Sustainability Report Explains Advantages of Rail

Press Release

August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ Addison is proud to announce Norfolk Southern’s 2013 Sustainability Report. Norfolk Southern (NS), one of the largest North American railroad companies, asked us to help take its sustainability reporting to the next level. Specifically, NS wanted a look and feel that was user-friendly, interactive and sophisticated, showcasing the company as a sustainability leader within the high-tech transportation industry. NS was also keen on highlighting the environmental benefits of freight rail when compared with trucks for the long-haul transport of goods.  

New G4 Bridging Module!


You’ve taken the 2-day, GRI-certified course – now what?  With the release of the new G4 Guidelines, it’s time for a refresh on GRI with guidance on how the new Guidelines will affect your reporting process. Our training partners, BrownFlynn have a great solution and are offering a new G4 Bridging Module. - Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) publishes Bigger Picture 2013 Sustainability Reporting Series

The report details the company's sustainability approach, progress and performance
Press Release

August 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Telstra Corporation Ltd’s Bigger Picture 2013 Sustainability Reporting Series details the company’s sustainability approach, progress and performance across six key areas - Sustainability at Telstra, Responsible business, Customer experience, Our people, Community impact and Environmental impact.

This is Telstra’s eleventh year of reporting on its sustainability performance.

Guest Post: The Iceberg, Not the Sailboat


Sustainability reporting is harder than it looks. Companies new to reporting often pick up the reports of competitors, suppliers, or customers and think, “Well, that’s not rocket science. We already have a corporate brochure and a website. We’ll just add some ‘sustainability facts’ to that stuff and we’re good to go.”

Then they produce a report that looks like a corporate brochure mashed up with a website and a data dump, and they wonder why no one is impressed.

Introducing the NAEM Network News


Today NAEM launched the "NAEM Network News," a new monthly electronic newsletter containing original articles, member announcements, content from the Green Tie blog and networking opportunities. It will be distributed via email on the first business day of each month.

Click here to read the inaugural issue

Survey of Corporate Professionals Identifies Motivations and Benefits of Sustainability Reporting

Improved reputation, increased consumer and employee loyalty, and waste reduction identified in joint research by Boston College and Ernst & Young LLP
Press Release

Chestnut Hill, Mass., May 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - There is strong evidence that transparency offers a number of financial and social advantages that make sustainability reporting more than worth its costs.


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