This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by Accenture”

Accenture assessed how finance leaders approach ESG measurement and reporting.

A survey was completed from August — September 2021 of 640 finance leaders across six countries.

Key findings include:

  • 78% of financial leaders said they were trying to understand the financial risk that is associated with ESG.
    • 59% launched a new mission in their company in the last 18 months due to ESG considerations.
  • 49% of respondents said that their main challenge for measuring ESG performance was the “inability to identify the right metrics and draw actionable insights.”
    • 26% said their company had clear, reliable information to establish ESG key performance indicators.
  • ESG reporting was embedded in core operational systems in 31% of companies.

Learn more about financial leaders’ challenges with ESG measurement 

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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