The CERES-ACCA North American Sustainability Reporting Awards hosted its second annual awards ceremony in Boston, Massachusetts today. Suncor Energy Inc. won the "Best Sustainability Report" award, beating 31 other leading sustainability reporters across North America.
This award recognizes Suncors commitment to sustainability, environmental and social issues reporting. Suncor adopted the Global Reporting Initiative guidelines to create a more comprehensive sustainability report. Judges said Suncors report illustrated a broad understanding of the importance of sustainability in todays corporate environment.
In accepting the award, Rick George, president and CEO said: "Suncors 2003 report focused on stakeholders the employees, customers, communities and shareholders who have a stake in our business and our vision of becoming a sustainable energy company. Getting this award affirms our commitment to open, honest and thorough communication on our progress and challenges."
The North American Sustainability Reporting Awards are presented by the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to encourage best practices in sustainability reporting from North American corporations.