The 2023 reporting window closed on 20 September for those signatories that did not receive an approved extension, with more than 3,700 signatories (2631 mandatory and 1091 voluntary) submitting their reports. This translates to a 98% submission rate among mandatory signatories – a fantastic result, up on previous years when the average rate was circa 90%.
We would like to thank signatories for making this reporting cycle a success and for your patience in recent weeks as we worked to alleviate some performance issues with the Reporting Tool.
We would also like to hear about your reporting experience. Your feedback on the Reporting Framework and assessment methodology, the Reporting Tool, and the support, resources and communications we provided is extremely valuable in helping us to improve the reporting experience for 2024 and beyond.
The Reporting Feedback Survey is available on the Reporting Tool homepage until 23:59 (local time) on 26 September. You will need to log in again to complete the survey.
2023 Transparency and Assessment reports
Work is now underway preparing your Transparency and Assessment reports. We are reviewing the data you have submitted to perform validation and integrity checks. If necessary, we will discuss any queries with you before we release the final outputs, due from November to December.
We know that many signatories are eager to share their reports, however, we advise against downloading and sharing your submitted data now. Doing so will produce reports that include all your responses to public and private indicators and additionally, these will not have been reviewed and validated yet.
Sharing reports before the official release risks sharing your private information. We will let you know when we have completed the necessary checks and your reports are ready to use. Please refer regularly to the R&A Updates page for more information on outputs.
Signatories that enter the delisting process will do so for two main reasons: for not reporting annually on their activities and progress towards the Principles – a mandatory requirement after the first year of membership, or for not meeting the minimum requirements following a two-year engagement.
In the latter case, delisting is a last resort, where our attempts to engage with and support signatories to meet the requirements have proven unsuccessful.
In both cases, signatories that are at risk of being delisted will first be contacted by the PRI.
Exemptions and extensions
Signatories that have received a Board-approved exemption, or that have received – and meet – an extended reporting deadline, will not be entered into the delisting process, as set out in the Signatory Rules.
If you have any questions about the information in this R&A Update, please contact email@example.com.