CSR Guidelines for the Financial Sector - page 69

CSRGUIDELINES FOR THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
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What to consider whenpreparinga report?
- A report has to bematerial. In other words in needs to cover all issues that are relevant to the organization and its
business goals.
- Data. ACSR report has to provide data on all key points reported on accordingly, what data is required, how to
collect such data and how to report on it are important considerations tomake.
- Indicators. Discussed in the chapter for implementingCSR, using key performance indicators are key to describe
each activity, its objective and achievements.
- Transparent and accountable. It is crucial to be transparent and accountable in your CSR reports. CSR reports that
aremade formarketing and publicity purposes often attract more negative publicity than if the report was not
issued.
- Stakeholder engagement. Even at this stage of the process, an organization should engage its stakeholders to
ensure that it is communicatingwhat they want to know. The stakeholder engagement inputs, process and
outcomes should also be reported on.
An idea of what stakeholders are traditionally interested in is outlined below
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Most of the above items that have been identified of interest to stakeholders reflect an indicator coveredwithin the
GRI Guideline.
Annex F providesmore detialed information on how to prepare a report.
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Source: Pleon – Accounting for Good
Education and training
Business case for CSR
Supply policy statement
Waste treatment
Supply chain standards
Bribery and corruption
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Health and Safety
Energy / Eco efficiency
Human Rights
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