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Vigeo Eiris News - 28/02/2018

New Ceres report using Vigeo Eiris data examines how 600+ of the largest publicly traded US companies are taking action on sustainability

A new interactive web-based analysis released today by Ceres*, using data provided by Vigeo Eiris, examines how more than 600 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. are responding to urgent calls to act on climate change and other sustainability threats such as water pollution and scarcity and human rights abuses

Vigeo Eiris provided the core research for this new analysis, upon which Ceres’ assessments were based. The report is informed by Vigeo Eiris’ standard research methodology in addition to a range of bespoke criteria which were developed especially for Ceres.

The report, entitled Turning Point: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability, specifically examines the progress these companies have made against 20 key expectations of sustainability leadership within the areas of governance, disclosure, stakeholder engagement and environmental and social performance as outlined in the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability.

More information can be found at: www.ceres.org/turningpoint

*About Ceres:

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through its networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.

Keywords : Business Behavior, North America