image missingTrue Value Metrics (TVM)
Meaningful Metrics for a Smart Society
image missing Navigation ... HOME
HOME BRIEF PROBLEMS
POSSIBILITIES
SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
PROGRESS
PERFORMANCE
STATE
CAPITALS
FLOW
ACTIVITIES
FLOW
ACTORS
EFFECTIVE
MANAGEMENT
PETER
BURGESS
SiteNav SitNav (1) SitNav (2) SitNav (3) SitNav (4) SitNav (5) SitNav (6) SitNav (7) SitNav (8)
Date: 2019-09-16 Page is: DBtxt001.php txt00009998

Sustainability Reporting
The budget for reporting

[Infographic] CSR Reporting Spend: Are your peers investing more than you?

Burgess COMMENTARY
It would be interesting to have a survey of what people learned from this infographic. My quick take is that I am way more confused after looking at it than I was before.

The reason this bothers me is that the 'sustainability' community seems to be spending too much time on things that don't matter very much, and not enough time on things that really matter.

I used to be a corporate CFO. In that job I was responsible for the numbers in the organization. The numbers were used to manage the company to optimize profit performance. My department aimed to spend as little as possible but to have numbers that did as much as possible. As time went on my department got smaller in terms of the money spent, but got better in terms of the utility of the numbers and the profit performance of the company.

Fast forward to now. The numbers need to be doing important things not only for the profit of the company but also for the impact of the company on society and the economy. Spending more on expensive and not very useful reporting is a bad trajectory. We need numbers that make it possible for companies to change their operations at least cost so as to achieve big improvement in their operations for the benefit of everyone and everything. There are ways to do change reporting so that it is both cost effective and useful, but I don't sense that this is the direction in which we are going.
Peter Burgess

[Infographic] CSR Reporting Spend: Are your peers investing more than you?

Is your report underfunded?

We asked 2degrees members how much their organizations spend on producing and disseminating their CR/ sustainability reporting in one year, and what influences their budget. Here’s what we discovered. How does your organisation compare?

CSR reporting spend infographic

Want your stakeholders to help shape your strategy and reporting? After all, it’s the only way you can be sure you're meeting their needs. We can help you to make this happen. Find out more about our Stakeholder Dialogue Service.


Katie Fitchett • 2degrees • Community manager • Infographic •
8 Jun 2015
The text being discussed is available at
https://www.2degreesnetwork.com/groups/2degrees-community/resources/infographic-csr-reporting-spend-your-peers-investing-more-than-you/
and

SITE COUNT
Amazing and shiny stats
Blog Counters Reset to zero January 20, 2015
TrueValueMetrics (TVM) is an Open Source / Open Knowledge initiative. It has been funded by family and friends plus donations from well wishers who understand the importance of accountability and getting the management metrics right. TVM is a 'big idea' that has the potential to be a game changer leveling the playing field so the wealth and power is shared on a more reasonable basis between people who work for a living and those that own the economy and the levers of power. In order to be effective, it cannot be funded in the conventional way with a for profit business plan, but absolutely must remain an open access initiative.
WE WANT TO MAINTAIN AN OPEN KNOWLEDGE MODEL
A MODEST DONATION WILL HELP MAKE THAT HAPPEN


The information on this website may only be used for socio-enviro-economic performance analysis, personal information, education and limited low profit purposes
Copyright © 2005-2019 Peter Burgess. All rights reserved.