sustainability reports

90% of S&P 500 Index Companies Publish Sustainability Reports in 2019, G&A Announces in its Latest Annual 2020 Flash Report

G&A Institute announces the results of its annual S&P 500 sustainability reporting analysis. 90% of the S&P 500 published corporate sustainability reports, an all-time high!
Press Release

G&A Institute announces the results of its annual S&P 500 sustainability reporting analysis.
90% of the S&P 500 published corporate sustainability reports, an all-time high!

Flash Report: 86% of S&P 500 Index® Companies Publish Sustainability / Responsibility Reports in 2018

Summary: 

G&A Institute Research Highlights: 
G&A Institute has analyzed index companies’ sustainability reporting activities since 2011. Our research over the past eight years shows that corporate reporting on sustainability -- including environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and achievements -- continues to be a consistent and reliable for the largest and most influential companies in the US capital markets.

“Sustainability reporting” rose dramatically from 2011, when roughly 20% of companies published reports, to 72% just three years later in 2013. From 2013 to 2017, the frequency of reporting increased each year, reaching 85% in 2017 and now inching up to 86% of companies reporting in 2018.

This enhanced and expanded corporate disclosure and structured reporting on the part of the largest market cap companies underscores the importance and value of considering corporate ESG issues when planning growth strategies, allocating capital, managing resources and communicating results to stakeholders such as customers, employees, and shareholders. 

Press Release

G&A Institute Research Highlights: 
G&A Institute has analyzed index companies’ sustainability reporting activities since 2011. Our research over the past eight years shows that corporate reporting on sustainability -- including environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and achievements -- continues to be a consistent and reliable for the largest and most influential companies in the US capital markets.

“Sustainability reporting” rose dramatically from 2011, when roughly 20% of companies published reports, to 72% just three years later in 2013. From 2013 to 2017, the frequency of reporting increased each year, reaching 85% in 2017 and now inching up to 86% of companies reporting in 2018.

This enhanced and expanded corporate disclosure and structured reporting on the part of the largest market cap companies underscores the importance and value of considering corporate ESG issues when planning growth strategies, allocating capital, managing resources and communicating results to stakeholders such as customers, employees, and shareholders. 

Internship: Sustainability Reports Data Analyst

Press Release

February 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - G&A is offering unpaid internship opportunities for qualified students interested in learning more about corporate sustainability and corporate ESG performance (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) issues.

82% of the S&P 500(r) Published a Sustainability Report in 2016 - Analysis Just Released on the Index Universe of Leading Companies

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (6.7.2017)
Newsletter

Everyone in the investing world and the corporate suite knows of the importance of the S&P 500 Index®; it's the intellectual property of the S&P Dow Jones Indices unit of S&P Global and is the widely used benchmark by which asset managers track their performance (against the index performance). 

What Will be Driving Your Next Sustainability Report?

A Look at Sustainability in the Auto Industry
Blog

Sustainability in many automotive supplier companies has grown from a footnote or an appendix in an annual report to a fully developed, comprehensive strategy that drives meaningful business optimization and competitive advantage. The next generation of sustainability initiatives will likely contain increased focus on a vital area – the demands of The Customer.

Domtar's Personal Care Facilities Reduce Waste with New Technologies

Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
Multimedia with summary

Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.

Trends in GRI reporting: Value, Digital, and Ethics

Blog

First, the good news: Today’s corporate citizenship reports are more engaging, relevant, and are communicating the positive environmental, social, governance, and business value that companies are creating. A corporate citizenship report was once a nice to have; now approximately 93 percent of the Global 250 issue them.

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:

Pages

Subscribe to sustainability reports