One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy [NOOK Book]

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One Report Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy

The recent financial meltdown and the cur- rent climate crisis make greater transparency through better corporate reporting a more urgent issue than ever. Best achieved by integrating required financial reporting with voluntary sustainability reporting, this practice is now being adopted by leading companies all over the world.

For companies that have truly embedded sustainability into ...

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Overview

One Report Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy

The recent financial meltdown and the cur- rent climate crisis make greater transparency through better corporate reporting a more urgent issue than ever. Best achieved by integrating required financial reporting with voluntary sustainability reporting, this practice is now being adopted by leading companies all over the world.

For companies that have truly embedded sustainability into their strategy and operations, integrated reporting is essential. One Report explains why integrated reporting is necessary for sustainable company strategies and a sustainable society, provides insights on how it can be done, and makes the case for it being adopted in every country in the world.

Required reading for executives, shareholders, other stakeholders, and government officials, One Report looks at:

  • The state of financial and nonfinancial reporting today and why it is in a company's best interests to practice integrated reporting

  • Companies that are currently practicing One Report, including the Dutch health care company Philips; the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk; the Brazilian cosmetics and fragrances company Natura; and U.S.-based United Technologies Corporation

  • How the Internet and Web 2.0 tools and technologies can be used to improve corporate reporting and dialogue and engagement with all stakeholders

  • What must be done by companies, investors, governments, and civil society to accelerate the broad adoption of integrated reporting for a sustainable society

Integrated reporting is taking off.
Get One Report and get prepared to embrace transparency in a way that incorporates sustainability into your company's overall strategy. Our global society depends upon it.

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  • Robert G. Eccles & Michael P. Krzus
    Robert G. Eccles & Michael P. Krzus  

Editorial Reviews

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"If you are an investor, shareholder or financial analyst, with an interest in sustainability, you will probably enjoy the recent publication, One Report. In this book, the authors offer a strong endorsement of integrated reporting, claiming a "compelling case" for this to be adopted "all over the world, by public and private companies alike." (csrwire.com, April 13, 2010)

"One Report is about creating a better corporate reporting system that integrates the reporting of financial, environmental, social, and governance performance, with a particular focus on the ability of a company to operate in an environmentally sustainable manner. The book incorporates several excellent real-world examples of the One Report concept. The book is well-researched and the quality of the writing is excellent." (accountingtools.com, April 2010)

"This is the first book I have seen on integrated reporting. One of the most telling points made in the book is the need for companies to integrate sustainable strategies into their businesses. The authors go on to say that integrated reporting forces companies to do this because of the governance requirements facing organizations today. I also like the sections dealing with how companies should be making use of social media such as Facebook to communicate and engage with stakeholders. The book is well worth reading. It is short and gives a good overview of the topic." (sustainabilitysa.org, April 2010)

"In an interview with IR Magazine, Krzus makes it clear that he and Eccles aren't touting a new product or service. For their book, they identified and cataloged best practice by studying companies such as the Netherlands' Philips, Denmark's Novo Nordisk, Brazil's Natura, and US-based United Technologies Corporation." (thecrossbordergroup.com, March 9, 2010)

"Integrated reporting is the subject of Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Robert Eccles' new book, One Report. According to Professor Eccles, there are only a handful of companies in the world that practice integrated reporting. The idea behind integrated reporting is much more than a static paper document or PDF. It's a web-based approach that makes strategic use of Web 2.0 tools and technologies to enable users to do their own analyses. Integrated reporting offers several benefits...such as deepened engagement with stakeholders, improved corporate governance and communication of performance with "ONE" conversation. Just imagine, one conversation to share your reputation." (reputationxchange.com, March 8, 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470615829
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Robert G. Eccles joined the faculty of the Harvard BusinessSchool in 1979 and received tenure in 1989, leaving in 1993 to workin the private sector. He rejoined the faculty in September of2007. He has co-written two previous books on improving corporatereporting: The ValueReporting Revolution: Moving Beyond theEarnings Game and Building Public Trust: The Future of CorporateReporting.

Michael P. Krzus is a partner with Grant Thornton LLP inits Public Policy and External Affairs Group. He is GrantThornton's global expert on improving corporate reporting and hasrepresented his firm in U.S. and international business reportinginitiatives. He is a member of the AICPA Assurance ServicesExecutive Committee.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Notes. 

Chapter 1 What Is One Report?

The Meaning of One Report.

Novo Nordisk: An Early Adopter of One Report.

Rhetoric and Design in Natura's 2008 Annual Report.

The Urgent Need for One Report.

Notes.

Chapter 2 United Technologies Corporation's First IntegratedReport.

UTC's First One Report.

A Brief History of Corporate Reporting at UTC.

More on the 2008 Report.

UTC's Half-Century of Corporate Reporting.

Notes.

Chapter 3 The State of Financial Reporting Today.

Background on Financial Reporting.

Complexity.

Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

Auditing.

Notes.

Chapter 4 The State of Nonfinancial Reporting Today.

A Typology of Nonfinancial Information.

Intangible Assets.

Intangible Assets at Infosys.

Key Performance Indicators.

Environmental, Social and Governance Metrics.

Assurance on Nonfinancial Information.

Notes.

Chapter 5 Sustainable Strategies for a SustainableSociety.

Sustainability at Ricoh.

Corporate Social Responsibility.

Sustainability.

Sustainable Competitive Advantage.

Sustainable Strategies Require Integrated Reporting.

Corporate Reporting at Ricoh.

Notes.

Chapter 6 It's Time for One Report.

The Case for One Report.

One Report for a Sustainable Strategy for a SustainableSociety.

The Time Is Now.

Objections to One Report.

The Bottom Line.

Notes.

Chapter 7 The Internet and Integrated Reporting.

A Web-based Perspective on One Report.

The Essential Elements of Web-based Integrated Reporting.

Web 3.0 and Integrated Reporting.

Notes.

Chapter 8 Integrated Reporting for a SustainableSociety.

Companies Must Take Responsibility.

Innovation.

Support from the Investment Community.

Development of Standards.

Legislation and Regulation.

Support from Civil Society.

Notes.

Appendix A: Companies and Organizations with URLs.

Appendix B: Acronyms.

Index.

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