Survey framework

This survey followed a four-step approach to determining how far reporting has progressed:

1. Transparency: overall CSR perspective;
2. Footprint perspective;
3. Target setting;
4. Materiality communication.

We have reviewed CSR communication at 312 European companies that are part of the following European Indices:

  • FTSE (UK)
  • CAC (France)
  • DAX (Germany)
  • MIB (Italy)
  • BEX (Spain)
  • AEX (Netherlands)
  • BEL (Belgium)
  • PSI (Portugal)
  • SMI (Switzerland)