ESG Reporting - What is it? Why is it Important?

07 Feb, 2023

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Reporting is an increasingly popular way for companies to measure their performance in relation to sustainability. This type of reporting has grown in popularity over the past few years, as organizations recognize the importance of considering their environmental, social, and governance policies and practices in order to remain competitive. As such, ESG reporting has become an integral part of many corporate sustainability strategies. But what is ESG Reporting? Where did it come from and why is it important today?

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Creating a Sustainable Future: The Importance of a CSR Report

13 Jan, 2023

Businesses have seen a dramatic shift in the way they approach social and environmental responsibility over the last decade. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a strategy that allows organizations to be transparent about their social and environmental performance, has become a key component of how companies operate and report on their activities. More and more companies are investing in sustainability and transparency to be able to demonstrate their commitment to social and environmental responsibility. But what exactly is CSR and what should a quality CSR report look like? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at CSR, why it matters for businesses and society, and what a quality CSR report looks like. Let’s explore this important topic together.

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Weighing the Pros and Cons of a Quarterly Report

28 Nov, 2022

Companies everywhere in the world must constantly evaluate and plan for their long-term performance. This requires them to prepare reports. Not only is this a good idea but it’s also completely necessary. One such crucial report is a financial report that will help the target audience understand how essential it is along with any limitations that might come up. Financial reporting, when done carefully, makes such reports truly powerful tools. However, this kind of understanding will only be obvious to those who know how to read them and learn their advantages and disadvantages. This brings us to the quarterly report and its pros and cons.

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Level up your Sustainability Reporting with these Crucial Tips

15 Nov, 2022

Sustainability reporting has become a key function for most companies, large and small, across India and even the world. When done the right way, it has the power to change the way how companies work.

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Presenting an Analyst Report? This is the data you should include

9 Oct, 2022

There comes a time when you just might have to present data to an audience as a data analyst. Now, this is easy to do if you have all your information in place and know what exactly needs to go into this analyst report. However, you might still need some help in inputting the data so that you create a compelling report for your audience. We’ve compiled a few tips on how to go about it and would also love to work with you to create successful analyst reports in the future, should you need any assistance.

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Creating a great Impact Report - What do you need to include?

26 Sep, 2022

Before getting into the details of what an impact report is and what should be included in one, let's understand what is impact reporting.

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Sustainability reporting using the UN SDGs

16 Sept, 2022

With the growing number of eco-conscious investors, environment-related regulatory changes and the transition towards the decarbonised economy, transparency in reporting ESG metrics has become a crucial element for businesses in recent years. Companies are under the radar for conducting sustainable business operations and to incorporate the same into their reporting process.

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Dow Jones Sustainability Indices: Leading the way in sustainability

05 Sept, 2022

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are designed to help investors looking to track equity markets while applying a best-in-class sustainability selection process.

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Why has Sustainability Reporting become Crucial for Organizations?

05 Sept, 2022

Today, companies across the globe take their turn in the spotlight for the impact they have on the business world and society at large. Therefore, there is a very urgent need for them to be transparent in everything that they do. It’s mandatory for them to do annual reporting and now, it’s become equally essential to focus on non-financial reporting.

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What are some of the key inclusions in an Annual Report?

16 Aug, 2022

In India, every company must be registered with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (under Section 217 of the Companies Act, 2013) and must submit an Annual Report at the end of the financial year. This report contains summaries of the business operations and the financial position. It offers a proper picture of how the business has performed in the last year and must be presented to shareholders, potential investors, and analysts.

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The latest Annual Report Design trends to look out for in 2023

11 Aug, 2022

All companies across the globe use their Annual Report as a means of showcasing their work culture and successes. Besides these key elements, this report is also a great means of marketing and promotion, with the intent of inviting more people to fund or invest in these companies. However, it’s not just enough to quickly put together facts and financial figures and present them to an audience. An Annual Report needs to be designed, structured carefully, and properly actually to be effective.

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Make an Impact with your Annual Report Design

11 Aug, 2022

An Annual Report is a comprehensive corporate report that gives an in-depth explanation of an organization's activities for an entire financial year. Since there is a lot of information to put into this report, it’s crucial that it is also designed properly, to have the right impact on shareholders and potential investors. Therefore, you need to come up with an Annual Report design that will get your audience’s attention and keep them engaged from start to finish.

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2022: Sustainable investing and related terminology

25 Nov, 2021

Though still at a nascent stage in India, disclosures related to ESG are soon becoming a norm, with stakeholders and regulatory bodies demanding better reporting of non-financial performance from organisations. Addressing the need to extend and enhance the ESG disclosures in India, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) launched the new Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting (BRSR) framework in May 2021 to replace the existing Business Responsibility Reporting (BRR) framework.

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2022: BRR to BRSR – The shift towards sustainability

09 Nov, 2021

Though still at a nascent stage in India, disclosures related to ESG are soon becoming a norm, with stakeholders and regulatory bodies demanding better reporting of non-financial performance from organisations.

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2022: ESG and sustainability reporting – What are they and what trends are expected to dominate the reporting landscape?

09 Nov, 2021

Issues such as climate change, emissions, pollution, social inequality, discrimination at work and many others have been plaguing the world for a long time now.

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Company Annual Report – The Three Key Elements That Impact

10 Feb, 2020

The company annual report benefits everyone. They are important for investor relations, and in building a company brand.

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Digital Annual Report – Learning quick essentials!

3 Feb, 2020

The modern annual report is written, typed and printed. What’s next?

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Annual Report – What makes a visual report tick?

17 Jan, 2020

Traditional annual reports are hardly engaging. Boring figures and lengthy tables are just the beginning.

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Report - Let’s Get an Overview

10 Jan, 2020

There is a reason why annual reports are considered as essential pieces of internal business communication.

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The power of an Annual Report theme

18 Dec, 2019

Annual reports offer the perfect opportunity for a company to highlight its key results from the last year.

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Investor Relations - Duties and Responsibilities

17 Dec, 2019

Investor Relations (IR) is an important aspect of managing communications between investors and a company’s corporate management.

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The role of Annual Report Design in Investor Communication

17 Dec, 2019

Making investors unhappy is not good for business. A cardinal rule for an investor relations manager is to prevent a company-investor relationship to go sour.

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CSR Trends to look forward to in 2020

17 Dec, 2019

Social challenges continue to swarm corporates. Almost every advertisement, social media post, employee communication and annual report speaks of societal challenges.

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A brief guide to an NGO Annual Report

16 Dec, 2019

NGOs (non-governmental organizations) also publish annual reports. The report details all aspects of the NGOs dealings for the past year.

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The benefits of Sustainability Reporting to organizations

16 Dec, 2019

Every organization wants to contribute to a sustainable environment. Sustainability reporting, along with CSR reporting, is a type of non-financial reporting.

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Data Visualizing your Company Annual Report

16 Dec, 2019

It’s the annual report season. A lot of effort goes into gathering data that goes into an annual report. This data is a combination of figures, statistics, and text.

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Investor Relations website and the Power of Interaction

6 Dec, 2019

Traditional investor relations websites are ordinary. They have mediocre design, poor optimization and the layout is static.

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Essentials of a Non-profit Annual Report

6 Dec, 2019

Financials take a back seat in a non-profit organization’s annual report. A non-profit annual report is dominated by snapshots of community projects and their achievements.

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Four Tweaks to make your Report standout

5 Dec, 2019

We are approaching the end of 2019. It’s the annual report season, which means, it’s that time of the year when corporates start planning their annual report.

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Annual Report - Best practices for maximum Impact

29 Nov, 2019

Annual reports serve multiple purposes. First, your company’s financial information is presented in a structured manner.

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The art of storytelling in an Annual Report

29 Nov, 2019

You can’t avoid it. Publishing an annual report is mandatory for the listed companies in India. Instead of looking at it as an obligation, companies should consider this an opportunity.

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A brief Guide to CSR Reports

28 Nov, 2019

Indian companies are focusing exclusively on community engagement, corporate governance, and environmental issues.

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The impact of an Annual Report on Brand Building

28 Nov, 2019

An annual report is a powerful business communication tool. It doesn’t just recap your company’s performance for the past year but also influences investor relations.

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Perks of hiring an Annual Report Design Agency

28 Nov, 2019

Designing a professional, visually-enriching annual report requires expertise. Releasing an annual report is a mandatory compliance for corporate companies in India.

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A Guide to Annual Report design

22 Nov, 2019

An engaging annual report design needs planning, preparation and stunning visuals for appeal. The communication within the report needs to be clear.

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Video Annual Report and its Benefits

22 Nov, 2019

An annual report is made up of collated data and crunched numbers. A successful annual report engages, educates & impresses the reader.

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Five purposes of a Company Annual Report

21 Nov, 2019

Ah, annual reports! The company report cards. A perfect platform for companies to show-off their record-breaking revenue, their call-to-arms to company personnel, and to deliver a healthy report to the company stakeholders.

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Seven Annual Report design inspirations for 2020

21 Nov, 2019

Change is a business norm. It is relative, it is uncertain and trend-setting. This stands for annual reports as well.

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2019 Design Trends for Annual Reports

11 Jan, 2019

In 2019, Annual Reports have come far from being merely a legal requirement, and go beyond an aggregate of balance sheets.

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The case for Digital Annual Reports in 2019

11 Jan, 2019

Nearing the end of fiscal, we often get asked by clients whether they should stick with a printed Annual Report or consider a digital interactive version.

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The Evolving Role of Investor Relations

10 Jan, 2019

Over the year, the role of IROS have changed substantially. Investment trends, legal scrutinies and the pursuit for capital advantage by competing companies have been impetus to this change.

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Creative Annual Reports that impressed CEOs and won awards

10 Jan, 2019

The term ‘Annual Report’ has prompted visions of books filled to the edge with boring language and tedious balance sheets.

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Annual Report Design as an effective tool for brand communication

05 Dec, 2018

Companies in India are coming of age and this warrants well-articulated, progressive corporate statements like Annual Reports that are able to hook global investors.

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How an interactive experience can boost your IR site

05 Dec, 2018

The quicksilver pace at which the market fluctuates a thing may be true one moment and not the next moment.

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4 ways to mobile optimize your IR site

11 Nov, 2018

The world is shifting from desktop devices to mobile engagements. While this shift is underway, your mobile phone is becoming a vital storytelling medium.

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5 important considerations to create the best online annual report design

11 Nov, 2018

Annual reports are usually looked upon as necessary financial literature. However, there are ways to transform these data-dense reports to tell your brand story.

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Case for Video Annual Reports

10 Oct, 2018

An Annual Report is synonymous with number crunching and data collation. But it doesn’t have to be so for your readers.

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Data visualisation for impactful financial reporting

10 Oct, 2018

Data visualisation is a powerful tool that you can use to transform the way your users consume data. An MIT study proved that the human brain can process images in as fast as 13 milliseconds!!

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