Think sustainability reporting is time consuming and expensive? Research finds improved financial performance for those corporations which put in the effort.
CSE founder and president Nikos Avlonas was recently interviewed by Forbes. The interview focused on CSE’s 2017 research, Sustainability Reporting Trends in North America 2017. The research provides surprising insights on sustainability reporting and profitability for companies in the United States and Canada.
Avlonas answered questions about CSE’s research mission, the most significant of the findings, characteristics of successful companies, reporting shortcomings and room for improvements.
Avlonas addressed the importance of Comprehensive Sustainability Strategies, global standards such as the GRI and the growing importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Read the full interview: Sustainable Reporting: Lessons From the Fortune 500.
For more detail on the 2017 research on North America trends or last year’s research on Silicon Valley, contact Rosalinda Sanquiche, CSE North America, at [email protected].
CSE’s research informs the Centre’s education programs. The Sustainability Academy offers flexible and affordable online certification for sustainability practitioners. The Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Program (Advanced Edition 2018) provides an in-depth, in-person, intensive two-day course, held several times a year around the world.