The future of reporting is anything but square

Source: GreenBiz.Com, 7 September 2016

A large number of organizations are in the business of influencing the future of sustainability reporting. We recently ran a blog series based on interviews with three of them—the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). However, we needn’t have stopped there. We could also have interviewed the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the Conflict-Free Smelter Program (CFSP), the Human Rights Reporting and Assurance Frameworks Initiative (RAFI), the Open Technology Institute (OTI), and many other initiatives aimed at increasing transparency on important sustainability issues.

It is tempting to chuckle at all the acronyms and ponder how real life and parody are increasingly indistinguishable. That reaction is understandable.

Read the full article by Dunstan Allison-Hope (Managing Director, Advisory Services BSR)