Ahead of edie’s Smarter Sustainability Reporting conference, Matt Mace investigates how companies are going beyond compliance with their reports to drive engagement on a range of CSR issues among key stakeholders.
An increasung number of companies are now experimenting with various new technologies and media platforms to push their sustainability strategies to wider audiences. Sustainability reports, for all their complexities and pitfalls, are having a ‘coming-of-age’ moment. Previously, an annual CSR report served as a multi-paged badge of honour, highlighting the dedication of a company, and holding its progress to account. Now, these reports are becoming a vital pillar for business growth.