Concerns over environmental issues across communities, government agencies, the capital markets and other stakeholders have focused attention on the sustainability accounting and disclosure practices of companies. Professional accounting bodies and international organizations have undertaken significant research over the past 20 years to develop standard practices and meaningful, comparative disclosure and reporting of sustainability performance by companies. Against this backdrop, senior financial executives in Canada also recognize the need for enterprises to measure and report on their sustainability performance in a transparent manner.
Corporate Sustainability Reporting in Canada is a survey conducted by the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation ("CFERF") of 343 senior financial executives in conjunction with the conclusions reached through an Executive Research Forum held on May 28, 2008. The survey reports on some of the major issues surrounding corporate sustainability reporting, including:
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