FRP: a tool for measuring and improving facility sustainability performance. National Environmental Partnership Summit May 9, 2006 Beth Ginsberg, Ceres www.facilityreporting.org. Topics. Ceres and the Facility Reporting Project (FRP) Overview of FRP Sustainability Reporting Guidance
FRP: a tool for measuring and improving facility sustainability performance
National Environmental Partnership Summit
May 9, 2006
Beth Ginsberg, Ceres
Bank of America
Ben & Jerry’s Homemade
Ford Motor Company
Connecticut State Treasurer’s Office
Domini Social Investments
Friends of the Earth
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
Companies receive diverse information requests
Stakeholders receive incomplete information
A generally-accepted reporting framework developed through a multi-stakeholder process
The FRP is multi-stakeholder initiative to develop a generally-accepted, consistent, comparable and credible sustainabilityreporting framework.
The FRP’s main product is a standardized guidance for companies and other organizations to report on the environmental and social performance of manufacturing and other facilities.
Contents of the Facility Report
Describe and quantify:
EPA working group
Initial working group
Looking for additional agency partners!
Fall 2005: Launch of partnership with State of Washington Department of Ecology
Launch of partnership with State of Georgia P2AD program at MSWG meeting in September 2005
Contact Beth Ginsberg at Ceres to join:
617-247-0700 x21 or [email protected]
For more information about the Facility Reporting Project visit: www facilityreporting.org.