Guidelines: Reporting about Sustainability, 7 Steps to a Successful Sustainability Report, 2003

Europe Current 2003

The voluntary guidelines are the result of a program initiated, developed and commissioned by Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie (BMVIT). The development was also supported by: the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management; respACT – austrian Business Council for Sustainable Development; the Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Austrian Industry and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy and Labour. The intention of the guidelines, which are addressed to all enterprises in Austria, is to standardize and facilitate reporting on sustainable management issues.


General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations except those in the public sector - industrial companies

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Type of instrument

Code of conduct or guideline

Mandatory or voluntary


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