The case for CSR/ Sustainability Reporting Done Responsibly


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Gaining competitive advantage: The value of Recognition with Sustainability reporting (external benefits)

Implementing a GRI sustainability reporting process and publishing a GRI sustainability report is not yet as common a practice in all regions and sectors as financial reporting is. Thus, organizations which decide to publish a sustainability report can be seen as “leaders”  Tweet This!.

Organizations that report differentiate themselves from the general approach to evaluation and accountability for their performance.

 


Also see:  The main benefits of sustainability reporting


 

The identification of an organization as a “leader” will also be influenced by the quality of the reporting process and the improvements and actions an organization can demonstrate consistently, year after year.

According to Doros Constantinou, Managing Director, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Greece, “sustainability reporting … is an essential tool towards demonstrating our leadership on environmental and social initiatives …”

 

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This article was compiled using a publication by GRI. For the sake of readability, we did not use brackets or ellipses but made sure that the extra or missing words did not change the publication’s meaning. If you would like to quote these written sources from the original please revert to the link below:

https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/Starting-Points-2-G3.1.pdf