New Metrics

The new and evolving metrics that are helping expand the way businesses create, quantify, manage and report their impacts, and the value they deliver.

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GRI Responds to "Enforce or Explain"

GRI has now formally responded to the *Enforce or Explain* campaign we launched last month.

A Public Plea to GRI: Enforce or Explain

Motivated, in part, by GRI’s own Report or Explain Campaign, in which GRI exhorts businesses around the world to issue sustainability reports or explain why they don’t, our campaign is aimed at GRI itself.

Do LCAs Measure Up To Sustainability?

Despite the growing use of life cycle assessments to measure the sustainability of products, a strong case can be made that the one has less to do with the other than most people think.

Sustainability Context – What Is It?

CBS is not only the most intellectually rigorous form of sustainability management, it is the one upon which the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) explicitly relies in the form of what it refers to as sustainability context.

Do Winning Sustainability Reports Measure Up?

While even award-winning sustainability reports have a hard time putting their achievements into context, their relevance relies upon it.

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Corporate Sustainability Reporting - Where's the Context?

Call me old-fashioned, but I think a sustainability report should actually tell us something about the sustainability performance of the organization it describes.

Defining "Sustainability": An Open Letter to the FTC

On April 30, 2008, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will conduct a second public workshop in its continuing efforts to address the question of how sustainability claims in advertising should be handled.

Mark McElroy on What's Wrong with Sustainability Reporting

While it's great to see so many companies embracing sustainability reporting, most aren't giving us the whole picture, says Mark McElroy.

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