Will Your Sustainability Efforts Stack Up?
• The International Chamber of Commerce's Business Charter for Sustainable Development and its 16 principles for environmental management.
These codes of conduct encourage companies and organizations from different industrial sectors and cultures to work toward common goals in addressing environmental and social issues. Endorsing companies are asked to espouse shared values and integrate them into their internal policies, procedures, training and reporting structures. In addition, they are asked to document their progress toward sustainability and regularly report on their social, economic and environmental performance.