10 October, 2013 | (01 hr)

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Join us for this webcast as Dr. Uwe Schulte, Council Director for the Sustainability Council, interviews Thomas Singer, Researcher, Corporate Leadership, on the latest edition of The Sustainability Practices report.

The report analyzes a total of 76 environmental, social, and reporting practices including: atmospheric emissions, water consumption, biodiversity policies, labor standards, human rights practices, and charitable and political contributions. For benchmarking purposes, data for S&P Global 1200 companies are compared with the S&P 500 and the Russell 1000, and are further analyzed across 10 business sectors, four revenue groups, and four regions, encompassing North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

The report is organized in three parts.

  • Part I: Disclosure Practices 
  • Part II: Environmental Practices 
  • Part III: Social Practices 

With the new edition of the report, The Conference Board also introduces a complementary web-based tool, the Sustainability Practices Dashboard. The dashboard presents data from the report in an interactive online format, allowing users to easily select, view, and export the most relevant benchmarking data.


Thomas Singer

Thomas Singer
Principal Researcher, Corporate Leadership
The Conference Board

Thomas Singer is a prinicpal researcher in corporate leadership at The Conference Board. His research focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues. In addition to his work at The Conference Board, Singer serves as an independent consultant advising on corporate sustainabil...Full Bio

Dr. Uwe Schulte

Dr. Uwe Schulte (Moderator)
Council Director
The Conference Board
Former Vice President of Global Procurement

Uwe is a former Vice President of Global Supply Management at Unilever. After finishing his PhD in Chemistry, Uwe joined Lever Sunlicht in Mannheim as a development chemist in 1980. From 1983 to 1985 he worked in Port Sunlight England as a research scientist. From 1986 to 1987 he was responsible<...Full Bio

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