In response to stronger and more sophisticated stakeholder demands, the responsible management of environmental, workforce, marketplace and community issues is gaining significant strategic importance for many businesses.
An increasing number of organisations want to do – and be seen to do – the right thing in terms of corporate responsibility. Accordingly, more-and-more organisations are voluntarily reporting on their non-financial performance. To ensure the integrity and comprehensiveness of their sustainability reporting, they are turning to independent advisers to provide visible and credible assurance.
To meet these challenges, Deloitte offer services in the following areas:
Engaging with stakeholders is an essential capability of companies who wish to achieve sustainable practice. Done well, effective stakeholder engagement can improve the effectiveness of a company’s decision-making and communications. Developing effective stakeholder engagements requires an understanding of stakeholder influence, sustainability issues, stakeholder engagement approaches and business processes. We can deliver bespoke solutions that help you to:
Increasingly, companies are measured by more than their financial bottom line; often, they are now reporting on a variety of environmental and social indicators to demonstrate responsible business operations. We can help you to:
An external corporate responsibility report is a company’s opportunity to project their sustainability vision, strategy, activities, performance and future goals to a broad range of stakeholders. There has also been an increasing trend towards narrative corporate responsibility reporting within Annual Reports and Accounts.
Whether you are producing your first corporate responsibility report or the latest in a series, we can help you:
In response to greater risk driven by increased regulation and heightened stakeholder expectations around sustainability, companies are adopting a variety of new environmental, social and governance initiatives to demonstrate corporate responsibility (CR). Our dedicated CR team deploys experience of linking corporate responsibility to risk, delivering specialist resource and valuable insight within internal audit and risk management programmes. Our services include:
There is a significant and growing opportunity for market differentiation associated with sustainability issues. However, marketing initiatives based on green or sustainability credentials need to be authentic, otherwise there is potential exposure to regulatory risk and brand/reputation erosion. We can help you to: