Media Advisory - CERES - ACCA 2006 North American Awards for Sustainability Reporting



    TORONTO, April 11 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     CERES - ACCA 2006 North American Awards for Sustainability
              Reporting

    Where:    Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto

    When:     Thursday April 12th, 2007

    Time:     9 AM - News Release issued announcing winners
              12:45 PM - Award Presentation Ceremony

    Opportunity to:

    -   interview Canadian company executives and professionals who are
        leaders in sustainability and corporate social responsibility
        reporting.
    -   gather newsworthy information about how companies are responding to
        the demands for more comprehensive non-financial reporting.

    Available for interviews:

    -   Senior representatives of the winning companies (two of which are
        Canadian)
    -   Andrew Savitz - advisor, author and former lead partner in
        PricewaterhouseCooper's Global Sustainability Business Services
        practice
    -   Dan Gagnier - Chair, International Institute for Sustainable
        Development
    -   Elizabeth Everhardus, Pollution Probe
    -   Brooke Barton, Manager Corporate Accountability, CERES
    -   Several members of the international judging panel
    

    What are these Awards about?

    This is the sixth year the Awards competition has been held in North
America. The Awards were established by ACCA Canada (Association of Chartered
Certified Accountants) in partnership with CERES (Coalition for
Environmentally Responsible Economies) to acknowledge the best practices in
reporting on sustainability and environmental and social issues by North
American companies.
    Headquartered in London, ACCA is the largest international accountancy
body. It is involved in sustainability reporting awards in more than 20
countries.
    Ceres, based in Boston, is a coalition of 85 environmental, investor,
labour and advocacy groups working to increase corporate responsibility
worldwide.





For further information:

For further information: Paul Costello, ACCA Canada, (416) 270-4004

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