Scaling up effective non-financial reporting globally
The 2015 edition of Reporting matters, a key publication developed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in partnership with consultants Radley Yeldar, shows that the effectiveness of corporate non-financial reporting is improving among leading companies, but there remains a lot to be done for reporting to reach its full potential in driving improved performance and decision-making.
Concise corporate sustainability disclosures which connect financial, environmental and social performance will play a critical role in improving business decision making and changing perceptions of value. This will in turn will drive the transition to a sustainable and low-carbon economy.
Reporting matters provides insights into how progressive companies are using the reporting process to drive change inside their businesses, and ultimately impact the way capital markets allocate financial resources. This report is the outcome of the third review of the WBCSD members’ sustainability or integrated reports. It spans 169 world-leading companies from more than 20 sectors and 35 countries. ….