Ranking of Austrian Online CSR Reports

Results 2020: Egger - Sustainability Report 2018/2019

For the ranking in each category (Strategic Approach, Open Information and User Orientation) click on the respective link below.

1. STRATEGIC APPROACH836.515.845.1
a. Were the material aspects identified according to the criteria of the GRI standard?
b. Does the company take responsibility for its impact along the entire value chain?
c. Does the corporate strategy include a management approach to all material topics?
d. Are both harm reduction strategies and maximization of benefits pursued?
e. Have appropriate structures and processes for sustainability management been set up and sufficiently presented in the report?
2. OPEN INFORMATION718.77.927.3
a. Does the report make clear and complete statements? (Key figures on all material topics, interpretation of development, definition/evaluation of goals)
b. Is the report balanced? (positive / negative developments, solved / unresolved problems, etc.)
c. Are internal and external stakeholders appropriately involved and are the relevant structures and processes disclosed?
3. USER ORIENTATION611.75.119.0
a. Is the report clearly structured according to the material topics?
b. Is the text clear and precise, easy to understand and read?
c. Is the visualization appealing and does it support the understanding of the content?
d. Is the report user-friendly and are online features sufficiently utilized? (Target group specific approach, optional information, links, timeliness, interactivity etc.)
TOTAL RANK & SCORE466.951.691.4


(provided by students, how the company should improve its report)

Integrate more key facts & figures. Include more negative developments & problems to make report more balanced & authentic.

Use more state-of-the-art online tools and make the whole report in general more interactive.

Include an in-depths analysis of all stakeholder groups and also consider their impact on the company in your analysis regarding material topics. Present findings in an adequate matrix.

Name a specific person in charge for sustainability and include exact contact information in the responsibilities chart.

In order to give the report more credibility Egger could point out also unresolved problems and negative developments. This would draw a more balanced and realistic picture of the company.

Egger could provide more figures and define their goals clearer and measurable.

Even though the report is clear structured, has a lot of illustrations in it and there are a view links provided, the user friendliness could be increased with more interactivity, a short form for certain target groups and by placing charts so they fit on one page.

Additionally to the infographic about Egger’s value chain, they could include a text about their responsibility for their impact along the entire value chain. They could pay more attention to this part.

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