08 Jun '11, 3pm

Here's what you need to know about corporate sustainability reporting Are companies transparent enough? You decide

Starbucks energy use accounts for 80 percent of the company's overall carbon footprint. Improvements include LED lighting initiatives, purchasing renewable energy credits and water reduction. Photo: Gloria Dawson Consumers beware. Google, Apple and dozens of other leading businesses with reputations for sustainability may not in fact walk the walk. According to a report released Tuesday, perception outweighs reality for 66 of 100 top global companies when it comes to responsible environmental, social and corporate governance. READ: Starbucks Exec Dishes on New Corporate Social Responsibility Plan The study, conducted by Brandlogic and CRD Analytics, surveyed 2,400 people in six developed or developing economies (United States, UK, Germany, Japan, India and China) and ranked their opinions of the brands relative to hard performance data from the same companies. “Consumers a...

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