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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) at Workiva

Our commitment to building a better future.

Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) goes far beyond Workiva's standards for financial and sustainability reporting. We are building a comprehensive approach focused on delivering business and social value driven by truth, trust, and transparency. We know the world is complex. Doing the right thing shouldn't be.


How Workiva performs as a steward of the environment including, energy emissions, waste management, resource depletion and climate change.


How Workiva manages its relationships with employees, suppliers, customers and the community—including employee relations, diversity, health and well-being, privacy and cybersecurity, and impact on communities.


How Workiva is governed, including executive compensation, board diversity, ethics and compliance, and structure audits.

Workiva is committing to ESG through authentic and purposeful action—supporting our people and customers, protecting the environment, and conducting good business practices.

Our ESG Data Center

Discover our 2020-2021 ESG executive summary and highlights.

Past reports for CSR:

All of our reporting will be prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standards and in alignment with United Nations SDGs (UN SDGs) and the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Indexes will be available in our ESG Data Center in December 2021. 

Environmental Statement (Coming November 2021)

  • Waste Diversion

  • Water Usage 

  • Power Technology with 100% Renewable Cloud Based Energy

  • Renewable energy for facilities

  • Employee public transportation reimbursement and bike program

  • Reduce employee travel and commuting for GHG


Baseline study:

  • GHG Scope 1

  • GHG Scope 2

  • GHG Scope 3 

Employee Data



  • 100% of Employees complete Information Security & Securities Trading Course within their first 48 hours as a new employee. Employees continue to repeat this training annually.

  • 100% of employees complete code of conduct training, annually

  • 100% of employees complete anti corruption and bribery training, annually

  • 100% of employees complete data security training, annually

  • 100% of employees complete workplace harassment training, annually

  • 500 manager and above level employees have been trained in Inclusive Leadership Training, we are continuing to expand it for all our employees to be trained


2020 Great Place to Work® Trust Index© Survey Trust Index

  • 95% of employees responded positively to the statement “I am treated as a full member here regardless of my position.”

  • 93% of employees responded positively to the statement “Management recognizes honest mistakes as part of doing business.”

  • 93% of employees responded positively to the statement “Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulder.” 

  • 97% of employees believe management is honest and ethical in its business practices 

  • 97% of employees also believe people care about each other here

  • 98% of employees believe when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome. 

More ways to discover sustainability at Workiva.

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