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Workiva Wdesk Merges Sustainability With Financial Reporting

Date: 29 September 2014

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Executive Summary

This report provides senior managers responsible for financial and sustainability reporting with an overview of Workiva’s Wdesk cloud-based software-as-a-service proposition for corporate reporting. Since 2008, Workiva (formerly WebFilings) has grown to over 900 employees and set up 15 offices globally, of which 12 are based in the US. Verdantix analysis finds that the Workiva Wdesk platform simplifies the report creation process through the use of functionality such as automatic updates of data linked to source files, advanced permission controls and comment trails filterable by name, date and time. With over 2,000 firms already using Wdesk for various financial reports, heads of sustainability should leverage this solution to support sustainability and integrated reporting processes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

WORKIVA WDESK MERGES SUSTAINABILITY WITH FINANCIAL REPORTING

Workiva Wdesk Simplifies The Report Creation Process
Sustainability Leaders Should Leverage CFO Investments In The Workiva Platform

TABLE OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Workiva Wdesk Reporting Solutions

ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED

3E Company, Black Hills Corporation, CDP, CGI, Deloitte, DJSI, eBay, ecVision, European Union, FASB, FirstMerit Corporation, Google, GreenSoft Technology, GRI, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, L’Oreal, Orbitz, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) of the Treadway Commission, US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, US Federal Reserve, US Securities Exchange Commission, Workiva, XBRL International