Materiality is a key approach to gaining a clearer understanding of sustainability priorities in a wide variety of areas such as futures, strategy, and reporting. In this short guide, Corporate Citizenship introduces the principles and practices of materiality assessment as well as providing tips and a self-assessment checklist to help take materiality assessments to the next level. This briefing guide will be published on 23rd July 2013.
Through illustrations and leveraging our experience advising companies on materiality assessments and stakeholder engagement, this guide answers the following questions;
- What are the first steps to a materiality assessment?
- Which techniques are there to improve the understanding of stakeholders?
- How can I turn stakeholder feedback into a materiality matrix?
- What does the GRI, G4 reporting guidelines require in terms of materiality assessment?
Corporate Citizenship is a full service corporate responsibility management consulting company, with offices in the US the UK and Singapore. Since 1997, we have adv ised leading, multinational corporations on how to enhance and align their citizenship and traditional business activities to create strategic business value. Our clients are international and domestic companies from many industries including Unilever, Abbott, HSBC, Verizon, National Grid, Golden Agri, and Diageo.