In a recent CSR Wire article titled, "Sustainability Reports Should Have Nothing To Do With CSR", Dr. Donato Calace writes that "many environmental offenders do a lot of sustainability reporting [...] using it as a “safety net” to defend their legitimacy to operate." Further, he notes that, "When it comes to [...]
The European Union is pushing a draft directive for the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies, reports the Governance & Accountability Institute. A major hurdle has just been cleared to adopt this directive, it has cleared an important stage in the EU legislative process. On February [...]
Report or Explain: Europe's Leadership is Needed from Global Reporting Initiative on Vimeo.
Ralph Thurm has an article in the Guardian's Sustainable Business section (April 9, 2013) discussing the shortcomings of contemporary sustainability reporting practices and the lack of context available through reprots generated with GRI. In particular, he asks why this more important type of information isn't part of the brand new GRI [...]
Press Release from European CommissionBrussels, 16 April 2013 The European Commission has today proposed an amendment to existing accounting legislation in order to improve the transparency of certain large companies on social and environmental matters. Companies concerned will need to disclose information on policies, risks and results as regards environmental matters, [...]