Transparency

Teck Releases 2017 Economic Contribution Report

Article

Teck has released its second annual Economic Contribution Report, providing information about the economic benefits generated by its activities, including payments to suppliers, employee wages and benefits, and payments to governments. The report builds on Teck’s commitment to transparency and voluntary disclosure.

Sanofi Publishes Its 2017 Integrated Report

Article

On June 28th, Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, released its 2017 Integrated Report. This report is a reflection of the company’s vision, linking sustainability performance to business results, showing Sanofi’s contribution to the major challenges and key issues that must be addressed today. It is a communication channel for a wide range of stakeholders.

Oxfam Spurs Transparency Conversation Between Consumers and Supermarkets

Blog

Americans have seen the power of their activism to enact change. From boycott hashtags, student protests and outspoken employees, consumers have been a driving force for progress on social and environmental issues. But they are not always equipped to start a direct dialogue with brands about complex issues. Oxfam recognized that issue and is arming consumers with facts to help facilitate a conversation with supermarkets around the world.

GRI Standards Update: Leading Reporting Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Management, and Water Stewardship

Article

Continued degradation of environmental resources and failing to provide safe and healthy working environments globally have put water and OHS high on the global agenda, and are relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Credible and actionable information about organizations’ impact on society and the environment is more important now than it has ever been, and sustainability reporting must also reflect the changes in how we understand problems and how we think about solutions.  ​

Can Blockchain Restore Americans’ Faith in Government?

Article

The Pew Research Center found that only 18 percent of Americans say they trust the Feds. Can technology restore our faith in Uncle Sam?

Blockchain, the distributed ledger system not only allows for greater transparency, but it also is a way to codify good government principles and best practices.

Philip Morris International Sustainability Report Shows Relentless Business Shift Towards Smoke-Free Future

Article

Philip Morris International Inc. (“PMI”) (NYSE: PM) today published its third Sustainability Report (2017), outlining the concrete steps being taken to fundamentally transform its business by putting smoke-free products at the core of PMI’s sustainability efforts to address wider societal challenges, drive operational excellence, manage its social impact and reduce its environmental footprint. PMI’s commitment and ambition is to replace cigarettes as soon as possible with better alternatives to smoking for the millions of men and women who would otherwise continue to smoke.

SC Johnson Sets a New Standard in Transparency

Company Unveils the Scientific Criteria that Guide How it Selects Ingredients to Protect Human Health and the Environment
Article

Company Unveils the Scientific Criteria that Guide How it Selects Ingredients to Protect Human Health and the Environment

The Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index: Transparency for a New Norm

By Kiersten Barnet, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman, Bloomberg LP
Blog

Anyone who watched this year’s Academy Awards knows that the real leading lady of the evening was gender equality. There were a lot of strong statements on Sunday, but one that has stuck with me was Jane Fonda’s confident declaration that “what was once considered groundbreaking is now the norm.”

She’s right. There is a new norm for gender equality and it’s based on transparency.

At Bloomberg transparency is one of our founding principles. We are bringing transparency to markets through access to information – and this includes gender equality data.

GRI Newsletter: International Women's Day Edition

Newsletter

On International Women’s Day, GRI wants to highlight how transparency can help organizations work towards gender equality. We feature several examples of how the GRI Standards and GRI’s services help companies better understand their impacts on gender. We are also proudly presenting the first crowdfunded translation of the GRI Standards, for reporters in French-speaking regions.

Domtar Improves the Paper Trail, Providing Increased Supply Chain Transparency for Pulp and Paper Products

Updated site now includes environmental, social and economic impacts of company’s pulp products, in addition to over 40 paper offerings
Press Release

FORT MILL, S.C., March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/  Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced improvements to its award-winning supply chain transparency tool, The Paper Trail® (www.domtarpapertrail.com), offering customers a deeper look into the company’s products and the people and places behind their manufacture. 

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