Environment, Social and Governance considerations (ESG) has become a top priority on investors’ and corporates’ agendas. Boards and executives increasingly see ESG as imperative to long-term value creation and the need to meet investor demand for comparable ESG measurements and disclosures, in a way that drives value for an organization.

Commissioned by the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council (IBC), the white paper Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism - Towards common metrics and consistent reporting of sustainable value creation outlines a recommended set of 21 core metrics and 34 expanded metrics to further the road towards a global harmonized reporting system.

Developed in collaboration with Bank of America, KPMG and other Big Four organizations, the initiative reflects a key building block of disclosure standards: a broader instrument built on metrics that protect the integrity of the global capital markets by helping to enable companies to disclose comparable information that will aid investors in making long-term decisions that will ultimately support sustainable enterprise value creation.

Download Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism – Implementation guide for sustainable value creation

Download the full report for:

  • An introduction to the WEF IBC metrics

  • Why companies should consider the WEF IBC metrics and how to adopt them 

  • Practical steps to take to implement the WEF IBC common metrics based on current reporting

  • How KPMG professionals can help clients on their ESG journey


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