06 Oct '11, 5pm

SunPower Releases First Sustainability Report in the Solar Industry

SunPower (SPWRA) has produced the first sustainability report in the solar industry. "Our aim is to provide an accurate account of our sustainability performance, set a baseline for improvements and contribute to advancing sustainability in the solar industry," the report says. 80% of the world's largest companies now disclose environmental, social, and corporate governance data in Sustainability Reports, up from only 52% in 2005, according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which provides the globally accepted framework for sustainability reporting. Smaller companies, however, lag considerably in such reporting. Only four companies on the Russell 2000 index of small- to mid-cap companies reported on their greenhouse gas emissions last year, says Pax World, a sustainable asset management firm. Most solar firms are small to medium-sized companies. Perhaps, because so...

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