The measure of a good company

Source: International Herald Tribune, 27 January 2003

There was widespread recognition at the global summit meeting in Johannesburg last September that corporations are indispensable to sustainable development. Put simply, there can be little enduring social or environmental progress without active contributions from the private sector. Yet for >>> read more

NGOs need to be more accountable

Source: One World Trust, 24 January 2003

The One World Trust’s Global Accountability Report is the first of its kind to compare the accountability of inter-governmental organisations (IGOs), transnational corporations (TNCs) and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Eighteen of the world’s most powerful organisations are assessed in this >>> read more

UK CSR bill spirit lives on despite failure

Source: Ethical Investor, 8 January 2003

UK proposals to make company directors explicitly responsible for environmental and social performance are now firmly on the agenda of corporate law reform according to supporters of the legislation. Labour MP for Ilford North, Linda Perham, who wrote the Corporate >>> read more

GRI update December 2002

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 21 December 2002

Update of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), december 2002. Contents: > First Convening of Stakeholder Council Members > Launch of GRI Forum Japan > Reminder – 3rd International GRI Symposium in July 2003 > New Website in January > More >>> read more

NIVRA: "Maatschappelijke verslaggeving nog niet volwassen"

Source: NIVRA, 18 December 2002

Vandaag publiceert het Koninklijk NIVRA een onderzoek waarin 50 maatschappelijke jaarverslagen van ondernemingen wereldwijd, die kunnen worden beschouwd als voorloper op dit gebied, worden vergeleken en voorzien van commentaar. Uit het onderzoek blijkt dat maatschappelijke verslaggeving in belang toeneemt, maar >>> read more