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2014 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Acronyms used in this Report

  AQ       Air Quality program
C&E Communications and Education program
CFD Combined Fund Drive
CO2e Carbon dioxide equivalent
CRO Central Regional Office
CTR Commute Trip Reduction
CY Calendar year
DES Department of Enterprise Services
EAP Environmental Assessment Program
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
ERO Eastern Regional Office
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal year
G4 4th revision of GRI's sustainability reporting guidelines
GF-S General Fund-State
GHG Greenhouse gas
GRI Global Reporting Initiative
HR Human Resources program
HWTR Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction program
kWh Kilowatt hour
Lbs. Pounds
MRW Moderate Risk Waste
MTCO2e Metric Tonne carbon dioxide equivalent
NWP Nuclear Waste Program
NWRO Northwest Regional Office
OCR Office of Columbia River
OFM Office of Financial Management
PPA Performance Partnership Agreement
RCW Revised Code of Washington
SEA Shorelands and Environmental Assistance program
SQG Small quantity generator
SPPR Spills Program (Spill Prevention, Preparedness and Response program)
SWRO Southwest Regional Office
TCP Toxics Cleanup Program
W2R Waste 2 Resources program
WAC Washington Administrative Code
WCC Washington Conservation Corps
WQ Water Quality program
WR Water Resources program
WSU Washington State University


Systematic sustainability reporting helps organizations to measure the impacts they cause or experience, set goals, and manage change. A sustainability report is the key platform for communicating sustainability performance and impacts – whether positive or negative.