Irish CFO Survey on Sustainability

The Deloitte Q2 2012 CFO Survey has stated that 9 out of 10 Irish CFOs identified sustainability as having the strongest impact on long term value creation, compliance, risk management and building trust (ahead off cost control, revenue generation and investor relations).

The EU is currently progressing legislation that would require non-financial reporting by CFOs, including Sustainability.

Over half of respondents to the survey (58%) thought that it is important for sustainability programmes to be part of the CFO’s role and would include

  • Supply chains, procurement and customers
  • Workplace
  • Communication, governance and reporting
  • The Environment
  • The Community