23 Jan '12, 10am

The Changing Face of Corporate Sustainability #csr @zfep

The Changing Face of Corporate Sustainability #csr @zfep

This post was originally featured on the Zayed Future Energy Prize blog . It’s reprinted here with permission . By Roberta B. Bowman, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Duke Energy In 1999, fewer than 500 companies issued sustainability reports. That number is now over 3,500. Once only a concern for a few niche companies with sustainability as a core value and brand differentiator, corporate sustainability has moved categorically into the mainstream. Today, there is a growing demand for companies to demonstrate a responsible, sustainable, long-term approach to business, to produce a statement of their sustainability activities, and to clearly show how this relates to their core business strategy. Corporate sustainability reports now contain detailed performance metrics and reflect the priority companies have given to measuring and managing the impact o...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/01/changing-face-corpora...

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