(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London - March 18 2011 - The winners of the 4th annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards (CRRA’11) will be announced at a reception at the Royal Society in London on March 24. These awards recognise the very best in corporate responsibility reporting, and are the only independent, global annual awards of their type.
The CRRA are managed by CorporateRegister.com, the CR resources website and provider of the world’s largest online directory of CR Reports. The CRRA identify and acknowledge the best CR reports and reward quality disclosure as a contribution to the raising of global reporting standards.
The CRRA’11 solicited reports published between October 2009 and October 2010. Due to the high level of interest in the Awards, the number of entries in each category was capped. This year, 90 leading international reporting companies entered reports across nine categories:
• Best Overall Report
• Best First Time Report
• Best SME Report
• Best Integrated Report
• Best Carbon Disclosure
• Creativity in Communications
• Relevance & Materiality
• Openness & Honesty
• Credibility through Assurance
Voting was open to all 35,000 registered users of CorporateRegister.com. This online community represents a global audience of highly informed stakeholders and CR report readers: corporate CR professionals, CR consultants, CR organisations, government authorities, investors, analysts, NGOs, charities, journalists, academics and students. Free sign-up is available online at www.corporateregister.com.
Voters were able to select up to 5 choices in each award category. There will be one overall award winner per category, with a mention for the first and second runners-up. A comprehensive CRRA’11 report will be freely available from CorporateRegister.com after the awards ceremony as a pdf download and online. The report from CRRA’10 is available now at www.corporateregister.com.
Last year’s annual awards programme was a great success, with many of the world’s largest companies participating. The 2011 event will repeat this success, with a wide range of companies from well-known multinationals to local SMEs competing across the nine categories.
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