In Pursuit of Standards & Standardisation
by China Water Risk 12 June, 2012
This month, the Chinese government issued various new standards on pollution. We take a look at these and other standards set recently. We talk to Swire Pacific about intergrating sustainability into their Annual Report and Redress talks about how their newly launched recycled clothing standard could end up staving water. We also review the difficulty in standardising disclosure despite investor demand and company questionnaire fatigue and compare disclosure differences between the Top 10 CSR China & Global companies on the Fortune Top 100 Socially Responsible List. To round up the picture, certification expert, Control Union Certification gives us a 101 on standard setting.
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