Winner of the 2010 PROSE Award for Best Business, Finance, &Management Book! "One Report" refers to an emerging trend in business takingplace throughout the world where companies are going beyondseparate reports for financial and nonfinancial (e.g., corporatesocial responsibility or sustainability) results and integratingboth into a single integrated report. At the same time, they arealso leveraging the Internet to provide more detailed results toall of their stakeholders and for improving their level of dialogueand engagement with them. Providing best practice examples fromcompanies around the world, One Report shows how integratedreporting adds tremendous value to the company and all of itsstakeholders, including shareholders, and also ultimatelycontributes to a sustainable society.
* Focuses on the emerging trend of integrated reporting as a toppriority for companies, investors, regulators, auditors and civilsociety * Provides compelling case studies from some of the world'sleading companies doing integrated reporting * Addresses how companies can move toward One Report and how itcan become a keystone of a sustainable strategy for both thecompany and society * Explains what others-such as analysts, shareholders, otherstakeholders, auditors, regulators, legislators, and civilsociety-need to do to enable the rapid and broad adoption of OneReport Filled with case studies and the most current trends onintegrated reporting, this book is an invaluable guidebook on thefuture of reporting and how this future can lead to a sustainablesociety.
Robert G. Eccles joined the faculty of the Harvard BusinessSchool in 1979 and received tenure in 1989, leaving in 1993 to workin the private sector. He rejoined the faculty in September of2007. He has co-written two previous books on improving corporatereporting: The ValueReporting Revolution: Moving Beyond theEarnings Game and Building Public Trust: The Future of CorporateReporting. Michael P. Krzus is a partner with Grant Thornton LLP inits Public Policy and External Affairs Group. He is GrantThornton's global expert on improving corporate reporting and hasrepresented his firm in U.S. and international business reportinginitiatives. He is a member of the AICPA Assurance ServicesExecutive Committee.