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FLASH REPORT: Seventy-Two Percent (72%) of the S&P Index Published Corporate Sustainability Reports in 2013

Dramatically Up from 52% in 2012 & Just About 20% in 2011
Press Release

New York, NY, June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In an analysis just completed by the Governance & Accountability Institute research team, seventy two percent (72%) of the companies included in The S&P 500 Index® were found to have published a sustainability or corporate responsibility report.

The index is one of the most widely followed barometers of the U.S. economy, and conditions for large-cap public companies in the capital markets.

To put this in context G&A in tracking prior year(s) reporting found that:

Inadequate Action by Securities & Exchange Commission on Climate Change, Report Says

Corporate disclosure of climate risks and opportunities lags despite 2010 requirement
Press Release

BOSTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has not adequately addressed the climate disclosure deficiencies of publicly traded corporations, despite four-year-old formal guidance requiring companies to disclose material climate change risks, according to a report published by Ceres today. 

Cisco Tops CDP Global and U.S. Carbon Rankings

by Darrel Stickler

Yesterday, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) released its assessment of how companies in the S&P 500 did on CDP’s 2013 carbon investor questionnaire. About a week ago, CDP released a similar assessment for the Global 500, the 500 largest companies by market capitalization on the FTSE Global Equity Index.

Accountability-central.com AC Alert for February 12, 2012 And the Hits Keep on Coming!

Accountability-central.com AC Alert for February 12, 2012 And the Hits Keep on Coming!

AC Alert for February 12, 2012
And the Hits Keep on Coming!

Back in the 1970's and 1980's that slogan -- and the hits keep on coming! --- was used by on-air personalities at thousands of radio stations across the USA and around the world.  It was one way of telling listeners that their station played more hit songs, all the time.

Number of Companies in S&P 500® and Fortune 500® Reporting on Sustainability More Than Doubles From Previous Year, According to New Analysis by Governance & Accountability Institute

Press Release

NEW YORK, December 17, 2011 /3BL Media/ - The rise in ESG / CSR / Sustainability reporting among U.S. companies in the S&P500 Index® and the Fortune 500® resulted in a dramatic increase from 2010 to 2011, according to an analysis released today by Governance & Accountability Institute.


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