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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) at Workiva

Our commitment to building a better future.

Environmental, 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.

ESG at Workiva


How Workiva performs as a steward of the environment, including energy emissions, e-waste management, 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 ESG governance, risk management, executive compensation, board diversity, ethics and compliance, and audits.


Our ESG Targets

Workiva is committing to ESG through authentic and purposeful action. Learn how we're supporting our people and customers, protecting the environment, and conducting good business practices.

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Enable transparent reporting for more companies, customers, cities, governments, and other stakeholders by doubling our impact through focused education, awareness, and innovative leading-edge technology by 2025.

sustainability at workiva


Things we love: Our planet. Science. Ambitious targets. We’re committed to reducing our Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 63%, accelerating Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) and carbon offsetting initiatives, reducing our Scope 3 emissions by 2034 and progressing towards carbon net zero across our value chain by 2040.

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Leverage our expertise, resources, and reach to narrow the digital divide by partnering with 10 community-based organizations that support historically marginalized communities, and engaging 70% of employees through giving and volunteerism by 2025.

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Drive high workforce engagement and trust by maintaining a >90% employee engagement score, achieving 100% employee participation in diversity, equity, and inclusion training, and reaching 40% employee participation in our Business Employee Resource Groups by 2025.

Our ESG Data Center

All of our ESG reporting is in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Workiva prioritized submitting disclosures to CDP and EcoVadis in 2022 due to stakeholder requests. As global frameworks evolve, we will continue to evaluate alignment to GRI and SASB.



Discover our Human Capital Management Statement.


Employee Data


2022 Training

  • 100% of employees complete General Security Awareness, or Technical Security Awareness training based on their position within the company on an annual basis. New hires are required to complete training within 5 days of hire date

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

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

  • 100% of new hires are required to complete securities trading training within 5 days of hire date

  • 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


2022 Great Place to Work® Trust Index© Survey Trust Index

  • 93% 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.” 

  • 96% of employees believe management is honest and ethical in its business practices 

  • 95% of employees also believe people care about each other here

  • 97% of employees believe when you join the company, you are made to feel welcome



Awards and Recognition

*The use by Workiva of any MSCI ESG research llc or its affiliates (“MSCI”) data, and the use of MSCI logos, trademarks, service marks or index names herein, do not constitute a sponsorship, endorsement, recommendation, or promotion of Workiva by MSCI. MSCI services and data are the property of MSCI or its information providers, and are provided ‘as-is’ and without warranty. MSCI names and logos are trademarks or service marks of MSCI.

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