Coca Col Transparency, The Formation Of Sustainability Indices

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Coca-Cola CSR Accountability Due to the vastly growing demand for organizational transparency, the formation of sustainability indices has assisted prospective investors by serving as educational tools and allowing them to confidently engage with companies who create a positive social and environmental impact. These indices, such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), evaluate and measure some of the world’s most profitable companies’ based on criteria such as economic, social, and environmental efforts (ESG) (S&P Dow Jones Indices, 2015). Additionally, the Global 100 is comprised of organizations who generate a minimum of two billion U.S. dollars per year and have been screened in four areas, including sustainability disclosure, F-score (financial), product category, and sanctions (Corporate Knights, 2015b). Consequently, Coca-Cola has been able to secure a spot on at least one index in the past two years due to their excellence in the criteria mentioned above. While these indices provide an investor with an objective evaluation of a firm, an examination into company’s annual sustainability report can offer in-depth look into their internal competencies as it relates to their specific sustainability goals and current progress. Therefore, after a thorough analysis and comparison of Coca-Cola’s Sustainability Report (2015) and the methodology for both indices, many similarities and differences are depicted that highlight both the strengths and limitations of all three

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