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CHAPTER 9External sustainability reporting and verification

It is critical to collect and analyze information on sustainability for improved resource allocation decisions. This information should then be included in internal sustainability reports to improve managerial decision-making regarding processes and products. How companies perform on sustainability is also an important factor for external stakeholders since they are affected by corporate strategies and actions. All elements of the sustainability contribution model (inputs, processes, outputs, and outcomes) should be measured and reported for improved management decisions and actions and for improved accountability to stakeholders.

Various pressures have caused companies to increase ...

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