Results for Reporting

Accountability comes of age

Accountability comes of age

June 01, 2001 With the latest batch of corporate reports comes not just quantity but increasing quality, much more diversity and a step change in best practice. Read more >
How to get ahead on environmental reporting

How to get ahead on environmental reporting

April 01, 2001 Few large firms now dare to ignore their environmental impact. More and more are assessing and reporting. Here Communty Affairs Briefing praises the leaders and offers to help the laggards with a five point action plan. Read more >
Prizes all round

Prizes all round

April 01, 2001 The big names are still winning the awards, but more and more companies of all sizes are now issuing social and environmental reports. Read more >
John Elkington: The Global Reporters

John Elkington: The Global Reporters

February 01, 2001

Last issue we reported on SustainAbility’s assessment of the top 50 corporate sustainability reporters. Here John Elkington reviews the findings, and charts the way ahead for companies which want to lead the field.

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Praise or prejudice

Praise or prejudice

February 01, 2001 The number of award schemes which praise companies is growing, not all based on strict criteria. Meanwhile the few schemes that criticise corporate behaviour seem rooted more in prejudice than fact. Do award schemes serve any useful purpose? Read more >
Managing risk, embracing stakeholders

Managing risk, embracing stakeholders

June 01, 1999 The latest batch of social reports shows the progress made by leading companies that have embraced stakeholder accountability. For others, changes to corporate governance rules especially on risk control will gradually lead them in the same direction. Read more >
Socially challenged: trends in social reporting

Socially challenged: trends in social reporting

February 01, 1999

Corporate social accountability and reporting are roaring up the business agenda. John Elkington and Franceska van Dijk from SustainAbility explore the trends and priorities in their latest report for the United Nations, offering six points of advice.

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Acting together for the common good

Acting together for the common good

February 01, 1999 Companies are increasingly seeking not just business benefit but also competitive advantage from community and wide social engagement. Yet in tackling issues of common social concern, working together more makes good sense. Read more >
Why not report? Lessons from the environmental front

Why not report? Lessons from the environmental front

September 29, 1998

John Elkington from SustainAbility has led the way in helping companies to improve their environmental reporting. His latest study, looking at why the majority of multinational companies still do not report, offers pointers to the development of wider social accounting and reporting.

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Quantum leap from community to society

Quantum leap from community to society

June 01, 1998 New reports from Shell, BP and others massively extend the scope of traditional community reporting and pose a personal challenge to social responsibility managers and their companies. Read more >