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Materiality Matters



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Materiality is the heart of corporate sustainability – what are the truly significant sustainability issues that companies should be focusing on? Get this right, and the rest of sustainability flows smoothly.

Materiality is central to both Sustainability Reporting and Integrated Reporting. But it is also central to the implementation of sustainability. A company’s sustainable material issues should relate to corporate strategy and risk management, and build on the company’s mission and vision. That way sustainability becomes central to how companies operate, and reporting is a simple process.

Topics covered include:

  • Materiality’s role in sustainability
  • Overview of the international standards for assessing materiality
  • Key principles to bear in mind
  • Case study examples from companies locally and globally
  • Practical takeaways

Who Should Attend

This workshop is aimed at both experienced reporters and those just starting out in their sustainability journeys. We will draw on best practice examples of how different companies have approach materiality and the basic principles behind materiality assessment.

Asia Pacific's Hub For Collaboration On Sustainable Development
An Eco-Business initiative
The SDG Co