Sustainability Reporting: Demonstrating Commitment and Adding Value

Stakeholders expect organizations to disclose their performance against sustainability and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics. Overcoming the impediments to effective reporting – such as a growing array of standards, a lack of resources, and organizations’ own quickly shifting priorities – can help strengthen an organization’s risk management and ultimately help grow long-term value. Here are some steps that boards, audit committees, and executives should consider to make sustainability reporting more effective.