Benefits of Reporting

An effective sustainability reporting cycle, which includes a regular program of data collection, communication, and responses, should benefit all reporting organizations, both internally and externally.

Internal Benefits

Internal benefits for companies and organizations can include:

  • Develop vision and strategy on sustainability 
  • Improves management systems, internal processes and set goals
  • Identify weaknesses and strengths, 
  • Attract employees and investors
  • Leadership and competitive advantage

External Benefits

External benefits of sustainability reporting can include:

  • Transparency and dialogue with stakeholders
  • Demonstrate commitment to sustainability
  • Enable comparability and benchmarking
  • Brand, trust, respect and reputation