Survey Report

LeanIX IT Sustainability & ESG Survey Report

ESG commitments become more important every year. But Only 40% of companies are fully prepared to meet ESG regulations.

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In both the US and Europe, ESG is playing an increasing role in IT investment decisions. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2027, 25% of CIOs will see their personal compensation linked to their sustainable technology impact.

However, only 40% of companies say they are prepared to meet ESG goals and regulations. Most are still tracking their ESG initiatives with manual spreadsheets, and only 13% are using an Enterprise Architecture tool.

LeanIX recently surveyed 177 IT experts from its global customer portfolio about their ESG initiatives and how they're tracking their progress. This survey analysis reveals where companies are at with ESG initiatives, how they're measuring results, and how EA can play a critical role in addressing ESG challenges. Take a deep dive into findings such as:

  • 62% of companies still track their carbon footprint and other ESG metrics with Excel spreadsheets
  • Only 13% of companies are using an EA tool to assist with ESG
  • 54% believe EA should be more involved in planning and tracking ESG initiatives
  • 76% say that ESG KPIs and dashboards would be the most important features of an EA tool for supporting ESG initiatives
  • 70% say that ESG capability maps and predefined ESG reports would be very helpful in achieving sustainability goals

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