Integrated reporting is driving value by combining financial and non-financial information into a single, investor-grade document.
Globalization, advanced communications and interdependencies have increased the complexities of business in the 21st century.
Combined with pressing environmental and social challenges, businesses face profound big-picture pressures, including increased investor and stakeholder expectations about reporting of non-financial and financial information, both needed to understand an organization’s true value.
In a rush to satisfy and comply, many companies have reacted with “more is more” reporting strategies to provide this information, creating reporting fatigue.
Integrated reporting provides context to financial and non-financial information and goals. It connects strategies with the organization’s commitment to the long-term stewardship of material environmental, social and economic issues.
Our series, 5: insights for executives, explores the questions: