Seven secrets to the perfect materiality analysis: your complete guide
Learn how to conduct a robust and time efficient materiality assessment.
Do you need to get a handle on the material issues in your business? Would you like a faster, cost-efficient and more objective way to monitor and assess material risks?
Our 21-page e-book gives you a step-by-step guide on how to conduct a robust and time efficient materiality analysis in seven easy steps.
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- Ensure you have a comprehensive view of the company’s material issues by understanding your key stakeholders and monitoring what’s happening across a range of channels.
- Draw from the reporting frameworks and standards expertise that is right for your company and make them work for you without feeling confined by their limitations.
- Benchmark against leaders and laggards to reflect more accurately your company’s position, giving you a realistic picture from which to set targets and base the strategy.
- Frame your materiality analysis to get buy-in from your wider organisation, connect it to corporate strategy and risk management.
- Choose visualisation of your materiality assessment to strengthen the company’s overall business strategy.
- Keep on top of the changes that affect your material issues after your matrix is complete, and record the information.
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Whether you’ve done your materiality assessment before or only thinking of starting your first one, with seven key insights you will be able to create the perfect assessment for your organization.
“In a long run your materiality analysis will go beyond sustainability remit and will inform your bigger corporate strategy. Having a holistic approach to capturing all unfolding issues is tremendously important for getting your Analysis right.”
Tjeerd Krumpelman, Head of Business Advisory, Reporting and Stakeholder Engagement at ABN AMRO
A step-by-step guide for corporate reporting
In the non-financial context, a materiality assessment is a process in which you identify the environmental, social, governance and broader emerging issues, such as digitalization, innovation, geopolitical events that are most important given the operating context of your business. It has become a critical process for companies; alongside the increase of non-financial disclosure requirements, voluntary disclosures are quickly becoming mandatory provisions.
While there is much uncertainty in predicting future risks and opportunities, the materiality analysis process lets you make predictions in the most robust way possible. Ultimately it is about ensuring your company is resilient and future-proofed.
Download your guide to learn how to integrate non-financial issues into corporate reporting.