08.08.2014 | RNE-News
RNE publishes revised Sustainability Code
The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) has passed as resolution the revised German Sustainability Code as updated on 04 August 2014. Two and a half years after its launch, the transparency standard was put to the test and fundamentally revised. The initial for the update are changes in one of the applied Sustainability Code reporting schemes: The Global Reporting Initiative has recently published to the fourth generation of its guidelines. Changes were made in the indicators and reporting requirements, that are now reflected in the Sustainability Code. In the review experiences made in the practical application of the Code have been incorporated - of companies as well as the office of the German Sustainability Council. Redundancies were eliminated and requirements on declarations of conformity clarified.