Making Sense of Sustainability 2011 / 2012 Report

an acronym commonly used by investment firms to refer to the types of issues or factors considered in measuring a company's “responsible practices”; these issues or factors include the environmental effects of a company’s business practices, social metrics such as fair pay and treatment of labor and community involvement and ethical corporate governance practices that are both transparent and anti-corruption

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Multi-year management engagement to develop reporting processes and employee engagement

Project Impacts and Outcomes
  • Facilitated long-term strategic planning for the Sustainability Council
  • Defined corporate sustainability vision and mission
  • Developed employee training module and train-the-trainer program that delivered training to 1,331 global employees in three months
  • Helped Layne to position itself as a sustainable solution provider
  • Reported to GRI, CDP and the CDP Water Disclosure for the last three years

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Play BrownFlynn’s Monthly Sustainability Crossword Puzzle

After you have become familiar with the sustainability terms in our report and glossary, test your knowledge by completing this month’s puzzle—you might learn something new today!

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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

As a Certified Training Partner to GRI, BrownFlynn has developed and conducted a series of trainings that provide a deep-dive into the GRI Indicators, Governance and Profile Disclosures.

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