Corporate sustainability is becoming a core consideration for successful businesses across the world. This report examines the impact of sustainability on business practices, along with the role of the government in bringing climate goals within reach. It discusses how companies are collaborating to formulate frameworks for integrated reporting by combining sustainability and financial results. It also highlights the challenges that lie ahead for businesses. The objective of this publication is to highlight the importance of corporate sustainability for successful businesses around the world. The publication also outlines the following:
• Sustainability is being viewed as a source of innovation and new growth.
• Firms are increasingly measuring and reporting their sustainability performance.
• Businesses want a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.
• Sustainability has moved up the corporate agenda over the past three years.