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sustainable products and services.
This is no different than why
the asphalt pavement industry
is developing an environmental
product declaration (EPD) for
its asphalt mixes-road owners
and agencies have added
sustainability to their mission
and are beginning to ask
for them.
* Investors: Harvard Business
School published a study that
looked at the impact of corporate
sustainability on organizational
processes and performance5; to
do this, they use sustainability
reports. The study found that
companies that the companies
committed to sustainability
and publishing the metrics of
their sustainability operations
significantly outperformed over
the long-term companies that
did not publish these metrics,
both in regards to "stock market
and accounting performance."
Ernst and Young noted in their

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responding companies reported
that sustainability reporting
helped make their organizations'
decision-making processes more
efficient. Perhaps coincidentally,
the same group of companies
also had low Kaplan-Zingales
Index scores, signifying fewer
capital constraints/easier access
to capital.
* Regulators: The philosophical
argument for government
regulation is that it exists as a
means to intervene between a
market that does not look out
for the interests and well-being
of people, and people who are
either unaware of potential
dangers or are helpless in the face
of potential dangers. Companies
that publish sustainability
reports show regulators that
they share the values of their
stakeholders and are choosing
to operate safely, ethically, and
with the interests of stakeholders

in mind. Although this may
not prevent or reduce existing
regulation, companies that have
publicly displayed a proven
record of sustainable operations
are less likely to receive intense
regulatory scrutiny.

Reporting Principles
The gold standard of sustainability
reporting is the Global Reporting
Initiative (GRI) and its latest
reporting standard, G4. GRI
provides reporting standards for
the three pillars of sustainability
and creates standard disclosure
categories within those pillars (Box
1). It gives sustainability reporting
guidelines for organizations
wishing to follow specific reporting
standards that can be audited by
either the GRI or another third
party. This ability to make a report
auditable is highly valuable for
organizations that must meet
certain European standards or wish
to operate at an unquestionable

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - September/October 2016

Chairman’s Commentary
Industry News
Innovation in Mindset and Technology
Innovative Pavement Research
Freight Innovations in Our Future
Creating a Sustainability Program:
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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