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White Paper: The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain

Published 06-16-14

Submitted by Workiva

As requests for sustainability data increase, the sustainability reporting chain becomes more complex. Understanding how to streamline your sustainability reporting chain is essential for keeping pace with these new demands.

The CFO and the Sustainability Reporting Chain explains how to simplify this increasingly complex process. Authors Francis Quinn, Director of CSR Technologies for Workiva, Elizabeth Ewing, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Environmental Resource Management (ERM), and Mike Sellberg, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director for Workiva provide expert insight on how to get the most from your sustainability reporting chain.

Topics explored in this white paper include:

  • An in-depth look at the sustainability reporting chain
  • How to address data, materiality, and verification within your process
  • The necessary capabilities of reporting applications
  • A comparison of on-premise and cloud-based applications

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About Workiva
Workiva, formerly WebFilings, is a leading provider of complex business reporting solutions and is used by more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500. The company’s Wdesk cloud-based product platform brings ease and control to compliance, management, risk, and sustainability reporting.

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Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report, and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65 percent of the Fortune 500, use Wdesk for risk, compliance, or management reporting. Wdesk proprietary word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications are integrated and built upon a data management engine, offering synchronized data, controlled collaboration, granular permissions, and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate enterprise risk, improve productivity, and give users confidence to make decisions with real-time data. Workiva employs more than 1,000 people with offices in 15 cities. The company is headquartered in Ames, Iowa. For more information, visit

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