2002 Ceres ACCA Reporting Awards
The Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (Ceres) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) presented reporting awards to five companies at the first Ceres-ACCA U.S. Sustainability Reporting Awards program in New York City on April 2, 2003.
In this first year, Ceres and ACCA received applications from 19 companies for sustainability, environmental and social reports that were published in 2002 for year 2001 performance. A 5-person judges' panel met in February to select the award winners. The judging criteria focused on completeness, credibility and effectiveness of communication.
The awards winners are:
Joint Winners - Outstanding Sustainability Reporting
Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Outstanding Environmental Reporting
Bristol Myers Squibb Company
Commendation for Environmental Reporting
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
Outstanding First Time Reporting
Wisconsin Energy Corp.