Corporate Responsibility is embedded in our business strategy. It is reflected throughout our operations as well as in our products. As a leading financial information company, transparency and integrity are vital to our business. Below is our 2012 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report.
Welcome to McGraw Hill Financial’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report which provides an overview of CRS at the corporation. In this report, published exclusively online, we discuss our approach to corporate responsibility and sustainability in our products and services as well as our operations. All information in the report relates to calendar year 2012 and covers our global operations unless otherwise noted.Transparency is the cornerstone of our business. We apply this same level of transparency to our CRS performance and reporting. We have prepared our report according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines and are self-reporting at the GRI Application Level C. Click here to access our GRI Index.
What makes a company responsible? We believe it is a commitment to transparency, integrity and sustainability. These core values guide all of our efforts whether it is our dedication to protecting the environment, or our pledge to contribute in meaningful ways to society at large.
We prepare individuals, societies and markets for succeeding in our markets. In support of this mission we are committed to responsible business practices that enhance the economic, social and environmental well-being of the communities where we work and live.
Our ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability is seen in many ways around our company. We’re deeply proud of these efforts, which include:
- Developing a wide array of products and services to serve the growing sustainability marketplace
- Green Teams and other employee engagement activities that are helping to reduce our environmental footprint
- Driving sustainability through operations—from our facilities to our supply chain
- Innovative grant making focused on financial capability for all
These efforts speak to much more than our bottom line; they speak to who we are.
McGraw Hill Financial is committed to soliciting feedback from all of its stakeholders. We periodically engage with stakeholders—including policy makers, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions, employees and others with an interest in our company—to gain insight into key corporate responsibility and sustainability issues and how they pertain to the Company. This feedback, together with our work every day, helps us determine the issues most material to our business.
We also engage with global corporate responsibility organizations. Recognizing that our business exists only in the context of a highly functioning and sophisticated economy and society, we engage in partnerships with other companies, NGOs and governments to achieve mutual goals of sustainability and transparency. These partnerships allow us to learn and contribute our knowledge to the larger discussion on corporate responsibility. Some groups that we actively engage with include:
- Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
- Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship
- Business Roundtable’s S.E.E. (Social, Environment and the Economy) Change Initiative
- Sustainable Leadership Forum
We hope you find this report informative and engaging. We welcome any suggestions and comments. Please contact us at:email@example.com