Companies Skirt Disclosure of Environmental Liabilities

Source: SocialFunds.Com, 9 April 2002

In a new study to be released next month, the Oakland-based Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment spotlights a pervasive corporate practice–the underdisclosure of environmental liabilities. In the post-Enron landscape, the investment community has grown increasingly aware that underdisclosure >>> read more

Global trends are reshaping business strategy and markets

Source: WBCSD, 8 April 2002

Businesses that wish to survive and thrive in a global economy must respond to major social and environmental trends that are reshaping markets, says a report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Business Council for Sustainable >>> read more

GRI welcomes EU CSR proposals

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 7 April 2002

Proposals on corporate social responsibility issued by the European Commission yesterday have been welcomed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). GRI has developed globally applicable guidelines for the reporting of economic, environmental and social performance. The aim is to standardise >>> read more

EU Parliament’s report on CSR takes shape

Source:, 27 March 2002

On 25 March, the European Parliament’s Industry Committee adopted its contribution to the Parliament’s opinion on the Green Paper on corporate social responsibility (CSR). In July 2001, the European Commission issued a Green Paper on a European framework for corporate >>> read more

Dutch practice in sustainability

Source: DHV, 26 March 2002

In the Netherlands several companies have done experiences in the field of sustainable enterpreneurship. DHV, a Dutch based consultancy, made the Sustainability ScoreCard, a management instrument for sustainability. The following article gives an overview of some exeperiences with this tool. >>> read more