Business leaders and investors recognise that the context in which
businesses now operate has been transformed by climate change, nature loss, social
unrest around inclusion and working conditions, exacerbated by the global
The growing awareness of both the relationship between purpose and
profit and the expectation that companies deliver sustained value to a range of
stakeholders is redefining the social contract between business and society.
Boards increasingly recognise that transparency and accountability
are essential to enhance trust in the way they are translating their purpose into
action. Authentic reporting is key to maintain this trust and to communicate the
company’s own story.
We have surveyed 50 companies with more than 500 employees from
among the FTSE 350 and across industry groups, examining reporting trends in five
areas: purpose, people, planet, prosperity, and of course a fifth "P" that has been greatly affecting business - the
Explore our report to discover the most recent trends in annual