06 Mar '12, 10am

Will sustainability reporting ever grow up?

Will sustainability reporting ever grow up?

A new report from Ernst & Young, released today, paints a less than rosy picture of the state of corporate sustainability reporting. It's not that companies aren't doing it, or doing it well. It's just that they're doing it with blunt instruments. The free report (download – PDF ) looks at six corporate sustainability trends, with a strong focus on accountability, no surprise given that the publisher is a Big Four accounting firm. The findings of the study were based primarily on a survey conducted late last year by GreenBiz Group of our roughly 3,000-member GreenBiz Intelligence Panel , consisting of executives and thought leaders in corporate environmental strategy and performance. The report analyzed the results from 272 respondents from 24 sectors who are employed by companies with annual revenue greater than $1 billion, mostly U.S.-based. On March 19 at 1 pm Eastern T...

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