London, April 23rd 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 CorporateRegister.com, 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 2010 and September 2011.
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 CorporateRegister.com. 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 www.corporateregister.com.
A SUMMARY CRRA'12 report is available now from the www.corporateregister.com 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 www.corporateregister.com, 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.
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