Companies asked to report on social responsibility in China

Source: China Daily, 21 August 2012

The China Association of Public Companies urged listed companies to publish corporate social responsibility reports. The move would allow companies to timely release operational information, focus on investors’ returns and boost market confidence, the association said. Read the full article >>> read more

IIRC Releases Draft Outline of Integrated Reporting Framework

Source: IIRC, 3 August 2012

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today releases the Draft Outline of the Integrated Reporting Framework. The Outline establishes for the first time the basic structure of the Framework and is intended to keep stakeholders informed as the Framework is >>> read more

Nasdaq Joins Four Exchanges In Sustainability Effort

Source: Bloomberg, 21 June 2012

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) joined stock exchanges in Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Istanbul and Cairo in an effort to require listed companies to report material information about environmental, social and governance risks. The exchanges agreed to urge their more than >>> read more

Life and Times of Corporate Reporting

Source: Simon Zadek, 18 June 2012

“The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad”, argued the president of the bank advising Henry Ford not to invest in such new fangled nonsense. The media, predictably myopic, argued similarly when >>> read more

What makes a Sustainability Report good or bad?

Source: , 14 May 2012

My friend and CSR & Sustainability Consultant Juan Villamayor, who writes a great blog, is also writing a dissertation on the quality of Sustainability Reporting. In return for the promise of loads of ice-cream the next time I am in >>> read more