CHAPTER 5

Indicators to Report Performance

Main purpose: Comprehend the role of indicators in sustainability reporting.

Objectives: After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Recognize that quantitative performance requires qualitative discussion for interpretation.
  • Develop a set of indicators that are appropriate for the policy of the organization.
  • Assess indicators based on a set of characteristics for indicators and their appropriateness for a performance management system.
  • Identify and classify different types of indicators.

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