Private Sector Initiatives on Measuring and Reporting on Green Growth
This paper views ‘green growth’ as positive for both companies and governments as it provides opportunities and mitigates the environmental and social risks to which they are exposed. The central message is that high quality information is necessary to support decisions that drive green growth. The author aims to:
• Survey the landscape of corporate reporting relevant to green growth, including the key user groups, the business rationale for reporting and examples of corporate reporting;
• Discuss the existing guidance that supports business in corporate reporting relevant to green growth;
• Identify the key barriers to corporate reporting relevant to green growth;
• Identify research gaps.