all projects

Supervision of
sustainability reporting
in accordance with the CSRD

Client

Publishing companies

Year

ongoing


The social and regulatory requirements of sustainability reporting that companies are now subject to are ever increasing. In order to create the necessary transparency and comparability, through the Corporate Social Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), European legislation requires companies to conduct sustainability reporting of non-financial information and key figures.

What does CSRD-conform reporting look like?

In view of the comprehensive disclosure obligations arising from the CSRD, our client, a group from the publishing industry, is establishing structured, group-wide sustainability processes. Prognos helped guide them through the entire process right up to the CSRD-conform reporting. This includes:

  • Conception and execution of double materiality analysis
  • Deduction of the ESRS standards to be reported, data mapping, including workshops to elucidate the relevant data points
  • Gap analysis, a KPI catalogue and support with data compilation
  • Supporting the creation of the sustainability report
  • Advising on the set-up of the sustainability governance structure

The project also includes supporting the strategic development of group-wide sustainability guidelines based on the key sustainability aspects with corresponding targets and measures.

Strategic orientation in sustainability management

During this extensive project, Prognos is collaborating with the client to develop a framework as well as an ongoing process for sustainability management, which includes reporting. Equally, the group can continue to develop its strategic focus in terms of sustainability in various fields of actions.

Latest update: 05.04.2024

Do you have questions?

Your contact at Prognos

Claudia Münch

Principal

View profile

Myrna Sandhövel

Head of Center Sustainability

View profile

Mehr Studien & Projekte zu diesem Thema

More studies & projects on this topic

Guest article in WirtschaftsWoche: "Move Europe - it's urgent!"

2024
| Expertise

In his guest article "Move Europe - it's urgent!" in WirtschaftsWoche, Christian Böllhoff calls for Europe to reposition itself geo-economically in order to strengthen its position between the economic giants USA and China.

Where is Germany still a leader: Industry sectors put to the test

| Expertise

Mechanical engineering, the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals: In which sectors is Germany still a leader? On behalf of the Handelsblatt, we examined how successfully Germany is holding its own against its international competitors.

Development of a group-wide raw materials strategy

2024
| Project

Our retail industry client commissioned us to develop a group-wide raw materials concept. We assisted the company from conception stage right through to the launch of the interactive web tool.

Developing the Rhein-Kreis Neuss economic development strategy

2024
| Project

Rhein-Kreis Neuss is focusing on more innovative economic development to strengthen its busi-ness location. Prognos was instrumental in the development of the new strategy.

Realignment of European structural funds

ongoing
| Project

Prognos and partners are developing conclusions for the further development of the European structural funds after 2027 by integrating relevant stakeholders.

Decarbonisation of the automotive industry

2024
| Project

Digitalisation, decarbonisation, electrification: The German automotive industry faces major challenges. Prognos led the accompanying research to the carbon assessment of the auto industry value chain, on behalf of the BMWK.

Future-proof strategies for Europe

2024
| Project

Germany and Europe are trying to find their place in the New World Order. Prognos examined four foreign trade strategies for the vbw.

Five challenges: How Europe remains competitive in the future

2024
| Expertise

What needs to happen for Europe to survive in global competition? We analysed this at the “12 Minutes Europe – Meeting Global Challenges” event organised by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

Economic impact analysis for selected SDGs

ongoing
| Project

A foundation group commissioned us to use KPIs to visualise the impact of its activities within identified focus SDGs.

Harnessing Talent Platform: Technical support in progress

2024
| Project update

The Harnessing Talent Platform supports selected regions within the EU that are particularly affected by demographic change and the brain drain. The technical support that Prognos is providing in some regions has now been launched with kick-off meetings.

About us

Prognos – Providing Orientation.

Prognos is one of the oldest economic research centres in Europe. Founded at the University of Basel, Prognos experts have been conducting research for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors since 1959 – politically independent, scientifically sound.

Learn more