Winners of CR Reporting Awards 2012 (CRRA'12) announced.

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Winners of CR Reporting Awards 2012 (CRRA'12) announced.

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Monday, April 23, 2012 - 3:15pm

CAMPAIGN: CR Reporting Awards 2012

CONTENT: Press Release

(3BL Media) London - April 23, 2012 The winners of the 5th annual CR Reporting Awards (CRRA’12) were announced at a reception at the Royal Society in London on April 19th. These awards recognise the very best in corporate responsibility reporting, and are the only independent, global annual awards of their type.

The CRRA are managed by, the CR resources website and provider of the world’s largest online directory of CR (corporate responsibility) Reports. The CRRA identify and acknowledge the best CR reports and reward quality disclosure as a contribution to the raising of global reporting standards.

The CRRA’12 Call for Entries attracted 93 reports from 27 countries, all published between September 2011 and September 2012. As in previous years, the reports were entered across nine reporting categories:

• Best Overall Report

• Best First Time Report

• Best SME Report

• Best Integrated Report

• Best Carbon Disclosure

• Creativity in Communications

• Relevance & Materiality

• Openness & Honesty

• Credibility through Assurance

Voting was open to all 38,000 registered users of This online community represents a global audience of highly informed stakeholders and CR report readers: corporate CR professionals, CR consultants, CR organisations, government authorities, investors, analysts, NGOs, charities, journalists, academics and students. Free sign-up is available online at .

A SUMMARY CRRA’12 report is available now from the home page, as a free download. This summary outlines this year’s winners and how they won.

The FULL CRRA’12 report is also available as a free download from , but requires sign-up and sign-in. In addition to the full list of winners and how they won the full report includes the latest CR reporting statistics and trends, together with insights into three key aspects of CR reporting: integrated reporting, use of the GRI framework, and use of third party assurance.

This year’s CRRA programme has been a great success, with many of the world’s largest companies participating.

For further information, please contact:

Paul Scott, Managing Director,, tel. +44 (0)20 7014 33 66, email:


Notes to editors

About the CR Reporting Awards

Organised by, the CR Reporting Awards are the world’s only independent global annual awards for corporate responsibility reporting. The awards were developed in August 2007 to identify and acknowledge the best in corporate non-financial reporting.

Voting took place online between October 2011 and February 2012. All 38,000 registered users of were entitled to vote. takes extensive measures to ensure the integrity of the voting process. For example, employees of participating companies are not allowed to vote for their own report. This helps to maintain the CRRA’s position as the world’s most independent and authoritative CR  reporting awards programme.


Founded in 1998, is the global CR resources website and hosts the world’s most comprehensive directory of corporate non-financial reporting, profiling nearly 40,000 reports from 9,000 companies across 163 countries. Around 6,000 CR (Corporate Responsibility) reports are published annually and are added to the current 40,000 reports profiled free and online on

Used by 38,000 reporting stakeholders worldwide, use of website is free of charge.