Globally, integrated reporting is still an emerging discipline. But socially responsible investors expect CFOs to provide them with such value-added reports, not to say regulators and stock markets.
Geert Peeters is Group Director and CFO Geert Peeters at CLP Holdings, a pioneer in Hong Kong of integrated reporting. CFOs in their day-to-day business will always have to look at efficiencies and compliance matters, he says. But they need to be mindful of not getting overtly burdened with compliance certifications and other things because they could miss their goals.