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BrownFlynn has been producing non-financial reports since 2005. We are expert in applying multiple reporting frameworks including GRI, SASB, and the IIRC.
However you choose to report, we guide you to use the reporting process as a management tool rather than producing a report for the report’s sake. Our end-to-end expertise includes writing, design, development, and production of your report regardless of reporting framework, audience, or reporting platform (e.g., print, online/interactive, highlights brochures, etc.).
Reporting As a Management Tool
The scope of problems confronting companies requires a comprehensive approach to governance, strategy, and communication. Our approach helps clients develop a deeper understanding of relationships and commitments, make better decisions, create more robust engagement with all stakeholders, and reduce reputational risk. It enables our clients to balance the short-term profit motive with concerns for the environment and society.
Through our reporting efforts, BrownFlynn helps clients understand and communicate the difference between sustainability initiatives and a sustainable business strategy.
We help clients make a commitment to strong governance.
Establish clear governance mechanisms that directly involve the board in ESG issues
Commit to transparency about ESG policies and procedures
We help clients build strong connection to stakeholders.
Develop a robust and responsive stakeholder engagement process
Credibly respond to societal demands for integrity and engagement
We help clients influence their future.
Develop a clear point of view about how to shape the future of the business and sector
Focus on ESG issues and UN SDGs that have the greatest effect on creating value over the long term
We help clients manage and lead change.
Commit to including ESG objectives in incentive compensation metrics to foster a culture of innovation in products, services, and processes
Facilitate cross-functional collaboration and communication
We help clients communicate about their performance.
Ensure that honesty and openness guide decisions about report content
Commit to maintaining a long term horizon in external communications
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Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization about relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability
Name of the organization
Primary brands, products, and services
Location of organization’s headquarters
Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
Nature of ownership and legal form
Scale of the reporting organization
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender
Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
Description of the organization’s supply chain
Significant changes during the reporting period regarding organization's size, structure, ownership, or supply chain
Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses
Memberships in associations and/or national/international advocacy organizations
Entities included in the organization consolidated financial and nonfinancial reports
Process for defining report content
Material aspects identified in the process for defining report content
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary within the organization
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary outside the organization
Explanation of the effect of and reasons for any restatements of information provided in earlier reports
Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
The basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
The organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns
Date of most recent previous report
Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents
‘In accordance’ option and GRI Content Index
Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
Governance structure of organization, including committees of the highest governance body
The organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics
Disclosure on Management Approach for Aspect
Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations.
Financial assistance received from government.
Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts.
Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region.
Average hours of training per year per employee, by gender and by employee category.
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category.