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EIRIS Survey Can be Completed Online Using OneReport
(CSRwire) Brattleboro VT, -
Major publicly traded companies throughout the world are in the process of completing Ethical
Investment Research Services' (EIRIS) annual survey of corporate responsibility. Corporate
respondents can choose to complete the full survey online for free utilizing SRI World Group's
OneReport FreeNet service.
EIRIS is a leading socially responsible investing research
provider that analyses 2,800 companies from around the world. EIRIS takes the information it
receives through the survey and analyzes it for clients, which include 80 major institutional
investors, socially responsible mutual funds, and FTSE Group for their leading SRI index,
FTSE4Good. The deadline for reporting information for inclusion in the FTSE4Good index is July 1,
The EIRIS survey covers governance, environmental, and social performance
indicators. A company can choose to report data using the EIRIS questionnaire or OneReport's
online reporting platform. EIRIS has password-protected access to released company data through
the OneReport network.
FreeNet allows publicly traded companies free access to the OneReport network. Benefits of using
OneReport FreeNet include:
Secure online system which allows manipulation of data
before finalization. The system also allows the flexibility of providing separate comments and
uploading relevant documents.
Reporting to up to 22 participating research and
rating firms covering 25 financial markets around the world on shared data points. A complete list
of participating research and rating agencies is available at http://www.one-report.com/data_users.html
Ability to upgrade to versions of OneReport that offer simultaneous reporting to multiple
research and rating agencies, the complete Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework, and
workflow management tools.
OneReport was launched in April 2004 as the first global
electronic database of corporate sustainability performance information. OneReport makes the
process of reporting on corporate responsibility more efficient for companies, and makes the
research of these issues more efficient for investment analysts and other data users.
World Group is a leading provider of corporate sustainability reporting solutions. Through its
OneReport system, SRI World Group offers companies the ability to report their sustainability data
to a global network of research and rating agencies and other data users. SRI World Group is the
publisher of SocialFunds.com, the Web's largest personal finance site devoted to socially
responsible investing, and is the founder of CSRwire,a global newswire service that features press
releases and other information services related to a wide range of corporate responsibility