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Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Issues and Challenges

Over the last few years corporate sustainability reporting has emerged as a tool for showcasing the commitment of an organization towards its larger social goals. There are hundreds of organizations who do not follow a formal method but claim to report on sustainability issues. These efforts are largely voluntary in nature and communicate corporate initiatives ranging from philanthropic spending to profit sharing. While all such organizations would like people to believe that they are genuinely concerned about environmental and social issues, much depends on their intent and the extent to which they are able to influence the value . . . → Read More: Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Issues and Challenges

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Corporate Sustainability: Bombardier Transportation Releases its 2010 Sustainability Report

As a global leader in rail technology, Bombardier Transportation continues to shape the future of mobility. With the publication of its fourth bi-annual Sustainability Report, the company showcases its 2009/2010 sustainability achievements and sets a standard for the industry.

Bombardier Transportation’s operations reduced its environmental footprint during the year by 13% for water consumption, 7% for greenhouse gas emissions and 5% for energy consumption.

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Corporate Sustainability: Kraft Foods Expands Sustainability Goals to Build on Success

Northfield, Illinois – Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) announced expanded sustainability goals and highlighted progress against its focus areas on May 21. The company’s new goals – now including the Cadbury and LU businesses acquired since 2007 – build upon previous success around energy, carbon dioxide, water, waste and packaging reductions.

For the 2010-2015 time-frame, Kraft Foods has added transportation and agricultural commodities to what it will be measuring. Significantly, all of the company’s European coffee brands have committed to sustainably source 100% of their coffee by 2015.

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Corporate Sustainability Report Released by Kohls Department Stores for the First Time

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin – Kohl’s Department Stores(NYSE: KSS) released the company’s first Annual Corporate Sustainability Report on May 24. As Kohl’s continues to implement strategies that deliver on its mission of being a leading environmentally responsible retailer, this report outlines key strategies, important benchmarks and encourages ongoing progress and innovation across the company’s sustainability initiatives.

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Green Dialogues: With Prof. Ioannis Ioannou and Prof. George Serafeim

Companies reporting on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives would lead to broad improvement in their socially responsible management practices, according to a new academic research titled “The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting”.

ThinktoSustain.com interacts with the authors of the report – Prof. Ioannis Ioannou from London Business School and Prof. George Serafeim from Harvard Business School – to know about the study’s findings.

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Starbucks Launches 10th Global Responsibility Report

Seattle – Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) announced on April 18 the launch of its tenth annual Global Responsibility Report, which outlined fiscal 2010 performance in ethical sourcing, environmental stewardship and community involvement.

“Our ten years of reporting demonstrates not only commitment to global responsibility, but also to transparency in our business practices,” said Vivek Varma, Starbucks Executive Vice President of Public Affairs.

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