Five Essentials for Effective Sustainability Data

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Five Essentials for Effective Sustainability Data

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:00pm

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April 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Want to accurately measure the value of a business's social and environmental initiatives and drive future business decisions with reliable data?  A white paper to help companies craft clear, effective and flexible sustainability data metrics-management initiatives has just been released by Anna Blitz, Sustainability Metrics Specialist and Consultant with Global Corporate Consultancy (GCC) .

Recognizing that companies need practical guidance on adopting comprehensive sustainability data collection processes, this paper, entitled Sustainability Measures:  Five Essentials for Effective Data Collection, shares the fundamental collection practices GCC has learned managing sustainability data for numerous corporations around the globe. 

Key learnings are condensed into Five Essential practices:

1. Clear Data Definitions & Boundaries;

2. Defined Data Collection Protocols;

3. “Built-In” Validation;

4. Capabilities to Anticipate and Effectively Manage Change; and

5. Routine Auditing and Assurance.

The GCC takes a practical approach when helping clients implement flexible and effective data collection programs, believing the development of clear measures not only demonstrates real business value to a company’s sustainability efforts, but also helps a company enhance and better integrate environmental and social parameters into the heart of business operations.   With that approach in mind, this white paper has been developed to educate and provide companies with clear and concise steps via which they can reshape their data collection efforts - a must read for companies looking to enhance the management and measurement of their sustainability initiatives.

The Five Essentials article can be downloaded from:



Anna Blitz
+1 (770) 368-9513
Global Corporate Consultancy
Keywords: Environment | Environmental Initiatives | anna blitz | global corporate consultancy | sustainability data | sustainability measures | sustainability metrics | sustainability reporting

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