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Carrots and Sticks: Sustainability reporting policies worldwide - today's best practice, tomorrow's trends

Friday, 24 May 2013: The third edition of Carrots and Sticks: Sustainability reporting policies worldwide - today's best practice, tomorrow's trends has just been launched at the Global Reporting Initiative's conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The first edition of Carrots and Sticks covered developments in 19 countries, and the second in 32 countries. This third edition covers 45 countries and regions. The Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa at the University of Stellenbosch Business School is one of the four core project partners of this report along with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and KPMG Climate Change & Sustainability Services. The increasing faith that many governments have in the benefits of transparency practices is demonstrated in this publication by a matrix and inventory of 180 initiatives from 45 countries and regions.

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Carrots and Sticks launch  

At the launch of Carrots and Sticks, from left to right: Cornis van der Lugt (Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa), Teresa Fogelberg (GRI), Wim Bartels (KPMG), Eszter Vitorino (GRI), Daniel Malan (Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa).