The latest edition of the annual Sustainable Investment Research Analyst Network (SIRAN) commissioned report – S&P 100 Sustainability Reporting Comparison – shows a marked increase in the number of firms issuing GRI reports.
The number of Standard and Poors (S&P) companies producing sustainability reports with performance data has increased by over a third in the past year.
Since 2004, the number of companies making reference to GRI in their sustainability reports has more than doubled from 24 to 55 of the S&P 100.
In 2009, the number of S&P 100 companies reporting according the GRI Guidelines increased by 25% on the previous year
93 of the S&P 100 now provide at least some sustainability information on their websites, up from 58 companies in 2007.