ISO looks into standards for corporate social responsibility

Source: ISO, 17 September 2001

ISO’s Committee on consumer policy (COPOLCO) is carrying out a feasibility study on standards for corporate social responsibility and has launched an online forum to gather stakeholder views. The forum, hosted by the Canadian Office of Consumer Affairs, has been >>> read more

GRI update september 2001

Source: GRI, 6 September 2001

An update fro GRI, the Global Reporting Initiative for guidelines for sustainability reporting. Measurement Working Group Presents Documents for Public Comment The work of the ten MWG subgroups will be completed this fall, and the resulting information will be rolled >>> read more

Coming up: AA2000, the revision of AA1000

Source: AcountAbility, 17 August 2001

AccountAbility launched the AccountAbility 1000 (AA1000) Framework in November 1999 to provide a practical framework for organisations to address issues of accountability and to improve overall performance. At its heart is a quality management process based on stakeholder engagement. Organisations >>> read more

GRI Update July 2001

Source: Global Reporting Initiative, 14 August 2001

Update from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), guidelines for sustainability reporting. REMINDER! Call for Nominations to the GRI Board of Directors The Nominating Committee of the GRI invites nominations for individuals to serve on the first Board of Directors. The >>> read more

VNO-NCW: initiatief Koenders en Rabbae onnodig

Source: VNO-NCW, 20 July 2001

Onnodig en ongewenst. Dat vindt de ondernemingsorganisatie VNO-NCW van het initiatief van Tweede-Kamerleden Koenders (PvdA) en Rabbae (GroenLinks) om ondernemingen te laten rapporteren over de maatschappelijke aspecten van hun internationale activiteiten. VNO-NCW is voorstander van transparantie over ondernemen in binnen >>> read more

Companies´ sustainability performance under scrutiny

Source: SERM, 20 July 2001

Powerful new scrutiny of top-tier FTSE-listed companies social and environmental performance by SERM Rating Agency shows some disturbing gaps between best-in-class and their poorer performing sector peers, in terms of their net risk to capital value. In addition, Rating outputs >>> read more

Commission urges greater Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe

Source: EU, 18 July 2001

Shortly after the European Commission’s communication on quality of work, Commissioners Anna Diamantopoulou (Employment and Social Affairs) and Erkki Liikanen (Enterprise and Information Society) today presented a Green Paper on promoting a European framework for Corporate Social Responsibility(1), whereby companies >>> read more