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Informa’s 2011 CR Report Published

Informa PLC’s 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report is published today, providing insights into how the Group’s CR programme has developed and Informa’s future CR priorities.

CR Report 2011

Emma Blaney, Informa’s CR Director, highlights, “I notice how the perception of CR has changed from a limited set of issues, such as volunteering and energy usage, to a much wider ranging awareness around our business products and processes. In short, we have added breadth and depth to the way we think about and practise CR”.

2011 saw the launch of a new vision for Informa – to become the best knowledge provider. The CR strategy has evolved in line with this vision and will strongly support it in the years ahead.

Peter Rigby, Informa’s CEO, said, “Our diverse range of academic journals, books, events, exhibitions and training helps individuals organisations and societies make better decisions, understand critical issues and share their knowledge. In 2011 alone we sold into 190 countries. More than 7,500 academic institutions subscribe to our journals. We have an enormous responsibility for the integrity and quality of the knowledge we provide.”

Emma adds, “As the media CR agenda develops, it has become increasingly evident that the biggest risks and indeed opportunities relate to our core business: our content. Therefore, whilst not neglecting the issues that are important to all companies - people, environment, communities - we want to step up our efforts around content.”