Summary of Example Reports

Ford concisely presents its performance metrics in the three dimensions of economy/quality, environment, and society for three years. This scorecard is used as an introduction to the auto maker’s sustainability report, which covers its worldwide operations. Click here to view.
In contrast to a three-year scorecard, BHP Billiton, a global resources company, presents one year of information but provides signs of progress against its targets, which helps the reader interpret the information. Click here to view.
Note how BHP Billiton, a global resource company, links its Sustainable Development Policy Statements to its key success factors from its HSEC Performance Requirements and also discusses its approach for fulfilling its policy. Click here to view policy statements.
Setting clear targets with deadlines helps companies to determine if their achievements are sufficient. See how Starbucks’ indicators are derived from its goals and how the company indicates whether it is on track to achieving the targets. Click here to view.
Nike, a global marketer of athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment headquartered in the United States, also provides targets and progress indicators of OFF TRACK, OBSTACLES, ON TRACK and COMPLETED. Click here to view.
When available, companies also use benchmarks to help readers determine if their performance is acceptable compared to other companies. Suncor, an energy company, has benchmarked its emission intensity against the industry average, referred to as CAPP. Click here to view Suncor’s use of benchmark.
Air France-KLM, an airline company based in Europe but with worldwide operations, provides a timeline for achieving its objectives and status of completion. Click here to view.

Sol Melia, which owns hotels and vacation clubs around the world, follows the GRI for its reporting. Notice that the company has a mixture of input, output, and outcome indicators it uses in its reports. Click here to view.
Click here to see how BHP Billiton, a global resources company, uses both leading and lagging indicators to control and measure its safety program.
Compliance with PPE requirements is a leading indicator because it is designed to prevent harmful injury to employees. This graph shows the results of BHP’s audit
of compliance to the PPE requirements. Click here to view.