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Measure your company`s environmental performance Green Business Index, 4th edition, launched

Green Revolution Association announces the opening of registrations for Green Business Index (GBI), the barometer of environmental responsibility for companies in Romania.

Until 31st of July 2013, depending on the field, companies are invited to register for free at www.gbindex.ro and fill in online the assessment questionnaire referring to:

 

  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental impact
  • Sustainable transport
  • Use of resources
  • Building
  • Green procurement
  • Waste management


GBI, at its 4th edition, is the only Romanian environmental performance evaluation free tool according to ISO 14031, a monitoring mechanism for green initiatives in the business Romanian sector as well as a technical assistance and training tool for improving the environmental performance.

 

“To support the companies that will be obliged to report their impact on community and environment, as per the expected new CSR directive of European Commission, this year GBI will provide related consultancy and training services. Thus, GBI can be used both as analysis tool and as reporting tool” declared Raluca Fiser, president of Green Revolution Association.

 

The data delivered by companies will be analyzed by a team of independent environmental experts after the registration and fill in period, The assessment will result in a top of environmental responsible companies from Romania. The companies that register this year will benefit from market research and specialized training.

 

The results will be announced in November, during the Green Business Index 2013 Gala, the most important national event for recognizing the environmental merits of companies. Nevertheless the results will be published in the Green Business Index Report and related publications.

 

In the 2013 edition, all companies registered will benefit from a free customized report on environmental performance.

 

Access the Green Business assessment and market trends by downloading the Green Business Index Report 2012 at http://www.gbindex.ro/assets/pdf/2011/ro/GBI_report.pdf

 

 

 Green Business Index 2012:

 

“The objective evaluation of DHL by Green Business Index 2012 offered us the opportunity to demonstrate employees and partners that DHL involvements in environmental protections programs is a real one via the green programs and actions our company developed. Thereby it is a good opportunity to let our actions be known by the market, to motivate employees and to benefit from involvement of management in such accretions.  We indent to take part in the 2013 edition of GBI as we need to understand whether we`ve managed to keep DHL in the top of environmental responsible companies and to keep our company involved in CSR”, declared Daniel Kearvell, general director of DHL Romania, winner of GBI 2012 for services& commerce sector.

 

“Green Business Index is a great initiative especially in the context of increased activities and attention to environment. It is very important that the Romanian business sector to access and benefit from this opportunity. From Siemens` point of view, GBI represent a means of awareness as well as aligning with the world wide standards.

 

We are interested in this project in the future. The GBI questionnaires represented an evaluation tool for the company in comparison with other participants, yet it was an self evaluation tool” declared Adriana Puscasu, quality manager Siemens SRL, winner of GBI 2012 “Green Procurement” and “ Buildings” domains as well as winner of industry/production sector.

 

More details can be accesses at www.gbindex.ro the official al Green Business Index. The evaluation questionnaires are both in English and Romanian.

 

About Green Revolution Association

 

Green Revolution, was founded in 2009, as the 1st Romanian NGO on urban ecology which puts intro practice the measures needed for building green cities. Green Revolution develops various projects that promote and support: environmental education, respect for environment, segregation of waste, environmental-economical friendly transport solutions, adopting a responsible behavior regarding environment amongst the authorities and companies.

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