Sustainability Reports: The World Leaders’ Perspective of Sustainability
School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies, MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainability
Dr. Banias, George
Prof. Sartzetakis, Eftychios
Dr. Achillas, Charisios
This dissertation was written as
part of the MSc in
Environmental Management & Sustainability
at the International Hellenic University.
Sustainable development is an issue that nowadays is ranked high on the
agenda. The interest worldwide during
the past decades
According to the World Commission for Environment and Development
sustainable development is
considered as prerequisite
in order to be able to
future of the human civilization.
Sustainability reporting is a global
, environmental and social
It can be looked at as a strategic management tool and as a communication
process between a company and its stakeholders.
insight of the
sustainable development and
sustainability terms is presented. The purpose of the thesis is to present a thorough
analysis of sustainability reporting along with the depiction of a sustainability management framework and the motives that eventually lead to the formulation of sustainability reports.
, an overview of
the guidelines, regulations and rankings that
sustainability reports rely on is presented.