Non-financial performance indicators are increasingly strategic for organizations, introducing the need to implement a real Sustainabily Strategy. Topics like climate change, data privacy and human rights represent a new era of corporate social responsibility and business ethics. Governing bodies, as well as investors, expect today’s companies to deliver on profit and purpose to generate value for shareholders and society.
In major markets around the world, sustainability reporting - also known as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting - is considered no longer an option but a fiduciary duty. The adoption of an ESG information system that permits the control and communication of ESG criteria according to one or more of today’s recognized global frameworks will reduce barriers to achieving sustainable sustainability intelligence.
This guide highlights why ESG is important and the current state of ESG maturity, the top priorities for business today approaching this topic and the key requirements of ESG Information Systems - along with a solution encompassing all of them.