"The SDG Commitment Report 100… is the first-ever analysis to use annual reports as the sole metric to assess corporate commitments to the UN′s 17 sustainable development goals. Analysts argue that the corporate annual report, a legally-required document, is a higher—and better—standard to judge a company′s commitment to sustainability than any voluntary corporate responsibility report.
… Apple is joined at the bottom of the gilded heap by more than a dozen companies who also ignored sustainable development in their annual reports, including Disney, Walmart, and General Electric."
[COMMENTARY]This report is deeply embarrassing for those multi-national corporations priding themselves in their good social and environmental activities. Obviously, the UN wants to shame these corporations to significantly engage in their Sustainable Development Goals.
US companies rank miserably low on the UN′s new corporate responsibility rankings, by Dan Morrison, April 19, 2017, OrbMedia, USA.