“Corporate Sustainability” No Longer an Oxymoron
Furthermore, the efforts of more than a third of the companies meet conditions of the Global Reporting Initiative’s sustainability reporting guidelines.
Other key stats include:
• 86 of the S&P 100 companies now have corporate sustainability Web sites, compared to 58 in mid-2005, an increase of 48%;
• 49 of the leading U.S. companies produced a sustainability report in 2007, an increase of 26% from 39 in 2005;
• 41 now include a reference or references to the GRI standards, up 71% from just 24 in 2005; and,
• 34 companies now include a GRI Index in their report, an increase of 70%, up from 20 in 2005.
Source: SIRAN/KLD Research & Analytics PRN
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