13 May '11, 3pm

Nike Wins Top Sustainability Reporting Award

Nike (NYSE: NKE) received top recognition for sustainability reporting from the investment advocacy group Ceres and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Other winners included Anvil Knitwear, American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and SAP (NYSE: SAP). The Ceres-ACCA Reporting Awards program, which began in 2001, recognizes exemplary reporting on sustainability performance by corporations, and other organizations across the US, Canada and Mexico. The awards also provide guidance to other groups and companies that are publishing or intend to publish sustainability or corporate social responsibility reports. "Corporations in the 21st Century need to have transparent and honest disclosure of their environmental and social impact," said Ceres President Mindy Lubber. "The winners of the Ceres-ACCA reporting awards serve as best practice models for corporate su...

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