EPA Study Highlights Financial Link to Environmental Performance

Source: National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology Environmental Capital Markets Committee (US EPA), 3 November 2000

Report encourages overcoming the barriers to integrating the value of environmental strategies into financial analyses. Social investors and environmental advocates have long argued that sound environmental performance is part of responsible business practice and can add to a company’s profitability. >>> read more

Danes strengthen corporate reporting rules

Source: ENDS Daily, 23 October 2000

The Danish government has moved to tighten up its compulsory "green accounts" system for the most environmentally significant companies with presentation to parliament of a new bill. One aim of the legislative changes is to link the country’s system of >>> read more

Non-Polluters Average $10.4 Billion Higher Market Value

Source: INFORMS, 6 September 2000

Contrary to the belief that multinationals suffer from environmental regulation, large companies that adopt strict global environmental standards in developing countries are rewarded with higher stock market performance, according to a study published in a journal of the Institute for >>> read more

CICA supports GRI

Source: AccountingEducation.com, 17 August 2000

The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) has announced its support for the recent release of the revised Sustainability Reporting Guidelines issued by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Sustainability Reporting Guidelines make recommendations for reporting on the economic, environmental >>> read more