Navigating the complexities of ESG reporting frameworks

It is becoming a business necessity for companies and financial institutions across the globe to report on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy and performance in disclosures made both to investors and publicly. There are now, more than ever before, market expectations for comprehensive finance-grade, auditable and comparable ESG reporting.

Alongside this call for greater quality and coverage of ESG reporting, the other key reason for companies producing detailed ESG disclosures has been to comply and keep apace with increasingly stringent legislative requirements. Aligning to a reporting standard can certainly go a long way to solving the reporting conundrum. Benefits and considerations such as consistency, comparability, recognition and investor confidence can be seen from using reporting frameworks.

In this report, Alex Steel, Client Account Lead in our Real Estate reporting team, shares his expertise of ESG reporting frameworks and discusses how to go about assessing which is the most appropriate to address your business needs, derived from Verco’s extensive work with leading Real Estate clients to date.

To learn more, we welcome you to download and read the full paper. This will help you:

  • Gain an understanding of how to select the most appropriate ESG reporting framework whilst considering your audience, stakeholder expectations and sector relevance.
  • Become more informed on the GRI and SASB reporting frameworks with a detailed discussion on their comparison and why you may consider aligning your ESG reporting to one of them.
  • Understand the key benefits of reporting to GRI and SASB so you can get a sense for how both sets of standards can be used, either individually or collectively, to meet your ESG reporting requirements.

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