TITLE

Social Reporting Is A Difficult Task

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Alison
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Environmental Forum;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's opinion on social reporting on the environmental performance of companies in the U.S. The author says that social reporting is the norm of responsible companies despite the absence of regulatory and reporting requirements. She outlines how their company reports on sustainability that are consistent with the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) framework. Also examined are several frameworks and the credibility of information in sustainability reports.
ACCESSION #
86189594

 

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