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Ford, Shell and Anglo American show why materiality matters

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BrownFlynn recently got a firsthand look at the G4 guidelines and summarized the top nine things one needed to know. No. 1 on this list: "Materiality is a must."

Global Citizenship Strategy at HP

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HP operates in more than 170 countries. We have long been a leader in global citizenship – it has been one of our seven corporate objectives since 1957. We fully embrace our social and environmental responsibilities, and we are committed to conducting our business in ways that positively impact society and the planet. Our Global Citizenship program covers a broad agenda, including governance, environment, and society.

During the coming decade, we intend to continue to focus on:

Integrated Reporting: What You Need to Know

A complimentary webinar from Addison
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A complimentary webinar from Addison
Thursday, June 13, 2013
1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time

How can organizations use integrated reporting to demonstrate value creation?
What benefits have organizations seen from issuing an integrated report?
How do organizations determine financial and nonfinancial material issues?
How can a company create an integrated report with a strong strategic focus?

Does Materiality Serve Regulators or Stakeholders?

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By Bahar Gidwani

Our friends at Agrion organized a Sustainability Summit last week.  About 250 people gathered in New York to discuss various aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability practice.  I had the opportunity to lead an all-star panel on materiality in sustainability reporting.  (Our panel included speakers from NASDAQ, Bloomberg, Rockefeller, and the CFA Institute.)

3 Guideposts for Assembling a Sustainability Report

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It’s reporting season — the time of year when many corporate responsibility professionals are in conversation with top leadership to determine whether 2013 will be the year the company finally publishes its first sustainability report.

Leading in a "Material World" - The Sustainability Outlook 2013 Survey

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How was your 2012? For most companies, it was a turbulent year, with a storm of the century in the U.S.; the Eurozone’s existential moment; crises at suppliers and banks; and citizen protests on every continent. More of the same is expected in 2013.

GE's Corporate Citizenship Focuses on Sustainability Efforts That Benefit People, Planet, Economy

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(3BL Media) September 24, 2012 - GE focuses its citizenship efforts on creating solutions to some of the world’s toughest global challenges. Launched today, www.gecitizenship.com  aims to illuminate the Company’s widespread citizenship efforts throughout its businesses and around the globe with a focus on People, Planet and Economy.

Human Rights: A Moral and Material Business Concern

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The TakeAway: Several sustainability milestones were reached in June, but the greatest of these was the UN Human Rights Council endorsement of the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, which established human rights as both a moral and material consideration for economic enterprise.

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