This survey provides a definitive snapshot of the evolving state of CR reporting and delivers unprecedented insight into national, global and industry reporting trends.
- CR reporting, once considered 'optional but nice' is now virtually mandatory for multinational companies, with 95 percent of the largest 250 global companies reporting.
- 57 percent of top 100 Australian companies now report on Corporate Responsibility (up 12 percent since the 2008 survey).
- The bar on data integrity is rising. In Australia there has been a significant increase in companies seeking external assurance on their reports up from 42 percent in 2008 to 51 percent in 2011.
- Most Australian companies (72 percent) are choosing to use the Global Reporting Initiative framework for their reporting.