Sustainability Disclosure and Rankings Almanac
The ever growing number of environmental, social, and governance rankings, disclosure frameworks, and analysis services can be difficult to track. It can be even more difficult to prioritize those of highest value to your business and objectives. Our Disclosure Almanac is here to help by maintaining regularly updated summaries of many of the leading frameworks and rankings and their associated deadlines.
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Promotes comprehensive carbon accounting and disclosure.
Making the most of your CDP response (infographic)
Answered: How CDP disclosures drive investor value
Harmonizing corporate disclosure on climate change
An extension of CDP climate, companies can request information from suppliers.
Promotes water security through corporate action.
Accounts for risks associated with deforestation.
The Global Reporting Initiative helps organizations understand and communicate business impacts across a range of sustainability issues.
Framework Comments on New GRI Standards
Dow Jones Sustainability Index ranks top companies across industries and regions.
Understanding the DJSI (infographic)
Corporate Knights scores global industry peers on twelve quantitative key performance indicators like energy, water use, employee compensation, and corporate tax strategy.
Working Mother 100 Best Companies
Working Mother ranks companies based on how well they support working-parent employees.
Application process and details
CR 100 Best Corporate Citizens
Corporate Responsibility Magazine analyzes companies in the Russell 1000 across 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures.
National Organization on Disability Leading Diability Employer
National Organization on Disability premiered this award in 2016 to recognize organizations that are leading the way in disability hiring.
Newsweek ranks the 500 largest companies by market capitalization, both in the U.S. and globally, on eight indicators like energy productivity and environmental metrics.
World’s Most Ethical Companies
Ethisphere analyzes self-reported surveys for companies that excel in promoting ethical business standards and practices.
Points of Light highlights the 50 most community-minded companies in America based on an annual survey regarding investment, impact, community integration, and corporate systems.
Forbes Most Innovative Companies
Forbes ranks companies’ innovation premiums based on an algorithm that determines the difference between market capitalization and the present value of existing business.
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
Human Rights Campaign Foundation ranks workplaces based on its Corporate Equality Index annual survey.
DiversityInc ranks companies based on surveys that assess performance related to diversity management including talent pipeline, equitable development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity.
Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For
Great Place to Work conducts both an employee survey and culture audit to rank workplaces.
Forbes 100 Most Trustworthy Companies
MSCI ESG Research screens publicly traded non-financial companies to identify those that exhibit transparent accounting practices and solid corporate governance.
Harvard Business Review ranks CEO performance based on financial and non-financial indicators.
Fortune’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials
Great Place to Work conducts a survey based on items such as fairness of promotions, level of support in employees’ personal lives, and inclusiveness.
Employees’ Choice Awards Best Place to Work
Glassdoor ranks companies based upon reviews submitted to its platform from current and former employees.
MIT Technology Review editors pick 50 companies that they believe best combine innovative technology with an effective business model.
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies
Korn Ferry Hay Group surveys executives, directors, and analysts within and across industries to determine what companies are admired most.
Fortune’s Change the World List
Fortune recognizes companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategy, with nominations evaluated by writers and editors based on social impact, business results, and innovation.
World’s Most Attractive Employers
Universum ranks employers based on annual surveys of business and engineering students asked about their ideal employer.
Assesses ESG performance of real assets like global real estate and infrastructure.
Corporate Human Rights Benchmark
Provides a yearly snapshot of human rights performance of the largest companies. In 2017, heavy manufacturing and engineering, ICT and electronics, and light manufacturing industries were added. In 2018, finance, pharmaceutical and service industries will be added.
A framework that allows organizations to better understand factors that can affect the ability to create value over time.
UN Global Compact Communication on Progress
Requires a yearly progress report on how a company aligns its strategies and operations with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Basic Guide to Communication on Progress
Provides supplier sustainability ratings based on environmental, social, ethical, and supply chain-related performance.
Diversity MBA Magazine ranks companies based on representation, board diversity, recruitment, inclusion, retention, succession planning and accountability.
The Institute of Directors ranks corporate governance performance for FTSE 100 companies based on public factors and a survey of stakeholders.
Published with Fortune, Great Place to Work-Certified companies are ranked on how positively women, minorities and LBGTQ employees experience their workplace.
Published with Fortune, Great Place to Work-certified companies are recognized for their commitment to flexible working arrangements and employer support for employees’ personal lives.
The 100 Best Workplaces for Women are selected from the universe of Great Place to Work-Certified companies who emphasize gender parity within their organization.
People Magazine Companies That Care
PEOPLE magazine highlights U.S. companies that demonstrate respect, compassion and concern for their employees, their communities and the environment.
Best Workplaces for Giving Back
This list recognizes companies where employees are proud of their community involvement and share these experiences widely within the organization.
Benchmark evaluating companies in the Information & Communications Technology, Food & Beverage, and Apparel & Footwear sectors on how they address forced labor in their supply chains.
Companies to be benchmarked in 2018
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
SASB maintains sustainability accounting standards for 79 industries to help companies disclose financially material information to investors.
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
The TCFD releases voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures to assist companies in reporting information to financial stakeholders.