More and more companies overseas are reporting on their environmental performance, whether it be a brief mention of their green activities in the annual report or a separate document to record their quantified emission targets to be achieved next year.
The fact that environmental reporting becomes an international trend is evident:
"The 1996 KPMG international survey of environmental reporting shows that in the 13 major countries surveyed, environmental reporting has become part of the annual corporate reporting process: Nearly three out of four companies include environmental information in the annual report. One in four companies produce separate environmental reports." *
* Source of data: "International Survey of Environmental Reporting 1996" issued by KPMG.