Sustainability reports: from checklist to management tool

Source: Tennaxia, 16 May 2017

One of the hot topics in sustainability right now is reporting. According to Littan (2017), 92% of the world’s largest companies publish some sort of sustainability report. But what leads a company to create an actual sustainability/CSR report?

In their latest report, Thompson Reuters identified

  • “reporting standards and frameworks such as GRI, IIRC and SASB” and
  • “questionnaires from rating agencies and product certification organisations”

as two of the main drivers for global companies to report about sustainability.

At the same time, ReScore Group’s 2016 study identified the accumulation of sustainability frameworks like GRI, SASB, DJSI RobecoSAM, CDP, Ecovadis etc. as the main pain points for sustainability practitioners during the reporting season.

Read the full article by Juliette Barré