Carrots & Sticks 2013 - Sustainability reporting policies worldwide
The first edition of Carrots and Sticks covered developments in 19 countries, and the second in 32 countries: This third edition covers 45 countries and regions. In the seven years of the series, the amount of policy and regulation has markedly increased. This includes a notable increase in the number of mandatory reporting measures. In 2006, 58 percent of policies were mandatory; now, more than two thirds (72 percent) of the 180 policies in the 45 reviewed countries are mandatory.