07 Jul '11, 11pm

5 merits of #sustainability reporting--particularly for management #csr

Some think of sustainability reporting as a tack-on to a company’s strategy—that it’s all a bunch of granola that doesn’t matter to meat-and-potatoes management decisions. Yet sustainability reporting offers a tremendous opportunity to generate and communicate management insight, develop a more robust organization, and drive value for the company. This is all in addition to the potential environmental and social benefits that can result from developing a sustainability strategy and report. I recently attended a certified training on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), conducted by the ISOS Group, which got me thinking about the many merits of sustainability reporting. These five illustrate the powerful management opportunity in sustainability reporting. Sustainability reporting is about process, not just product. The process of developing a sustainability report involve...

Full article: http://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/blog-view/five-merits-...

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