Posts tagged Sustainability
Carmax, Inc: Sustainability Reporting

WHEREAS: The World Economic Forum 2015 Global Risk Report ranked water as the top societal risk facing the world in terms of potential economic impact. (1)  The Human Right to Water, formally recognized by the United Nations in 2010, clarifies that it is the responsibility of companies to ensure their operations do not infringe upon the right of individuals to sufficient, safe, acceptable, accessible, and affordable water. This human right is further buttressed by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which includes a target for improving water quality by reducing pollution and minimizing the discharge of hazardous chemicals and materials.

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Essex Property Trust, Inc.: Report on Sustainable Water Management Practices

The link between climate change, loss of life and property in the drought-stricken West, and water management is a significant policy issue; 

Our company derives 84% of its net operating income from California;

A high proportion of its properties are located in areas of high baseline water stress;

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PACCAR, Inc.: Report on Sustainability Reporting

WHEREAS:  The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has established industry-specific standards that assist companies in disclosing financially material, decision-useful sustainability information to investors; 

SASB standards are designed to identify a minimum set of sustainability issues most likely to impact the operating performance or financial condition of the typical company in an industry, regardless of location; 

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