Exploring the value of inspiring Sustainability Communications.

In March 2016, the Danish Business Authorities released new extended regulation on CSR reporting in relation to annual accounts. From January 2018, over a thousand new businesses are faced with these requirements. To many, the sustainable business model, risk & impact assessments and due diligence may be unknown territory. But this is where we come into the picture. To help business see CSR reporting as an opportunity rather than an obstacle, we will over the next few months gather inspiring information and insights into how intelligent reporting can benefit business.
We believe communication holds the solution. 

Bringing SMEs to the surface:
The value of smart sustainability communication beyond reporting

Companies continuously seek new ways to improve performance, protect reputational assets, and win shareholder and stakeholder trust. Intelligent CSR reporting can do all those things. But the word reporting is misleading considering the real value that can be harvested from strong sustainability communication. In our terminology, reporting is the collective communication efforts around your company’s contribution to social health and sustainable change.   

The why and the how of impact assessments.

An impact assessment is in its core the data of change. The “impact” is the difference between what would happen with the action and what would happen without it. How people inflict change on people, society and the environment. When we talk CSR reporting, a strong impact assessment is key to demonstrate the strategic approach to minimize risk and behave sustainable. Through the impact assessment you commit to an analytical and data-driven CSR reporting which is key to building trust among stakeholders. 

You should view your impact assessment as a technical tool for analysis of the consequences of a planned CSR project, providing information to stakeholders and decision makers. 



Define extent

Outline the specifics of concrete societal or environmental project and specify potential extent of positive impact from both local and holistic point of view.

Determine difference

Determine key differences between original and (proposed) changed conditions in the project area and how it link to the proposed extent of your efforts.

Effects and risk

Account for potential risks and effects. Be sure to imagine both positive, negative and neutral affects related to the project and how to prevent them.

Focus on pay-off

How does your project impact key stakeholders? Consider both community, political and private institutions and address each independently.

Make decisions

Use analysis from previous steps to identify vulnerabilities and make recommendations to ensure maximum positive impact and mitigate risks.

10 tips to make your reporting worth reading experiencing.

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