Changes in technology and demands for lower project expenses have not diminished the annual report as a company’s keystone of strategic communication. Sharpe Capital Communications is expert at preparing annual reports that balance messages to all of a company’s key constituents – investors, customers, employees, regulators and legislators.

What’s more, we efficiently manage all of the tactical aspects of your annual report – on time and on budget. From strategic planning; drafting content, evaluation, subcontract negotiation and selection of photographers, printers, and distributors; and coordination with your corporate secretary for timely delivery of reports before the annual meeting; to post-project review and analysis, Sharpe Capital Communications offers expert turnkey project management.

Hawaiian Electric AR 1993 Hawaiian Electric AR 1995 Hawaiian Electric AR 1994 Hawaiian Electric AR 1996

Annual report projects are where our virtual-agency structure delivers great value to clients. We engage only dedicated, experienced graphic designers and photographers who know how to capture the right image the first time – without disrupting your operations or client relationships. Your key strategic messages will be articulated beautifully, effectively and efficiently. Combined, those elements help differentiate your business – at great value.

Safeguard Scientifics Inc. AR 2006 Safeguard Scientifics Inc. AR 2007

We also can help you evaluate the SEC-mandated Notice & Access regulations for electronic availability of annual reports, proxy statements and proxy cards.

Years before today’s emphasis on “green” production, Sharpe-managed annual reports and other corporate publications have featured eco-friendly techniques. Soy- and vegetable-based inks and coatings; recycled papers; on-demand printing; interactive, web-based documents. Sharpe Capital Communications considers all of these tools in planning for the success of your annual report.

Rockwell International AR 1988

Our work in annual reports has won national and regional recognition for companies since the 1980s, including Best in Industry and Best in Class awards for a utility holding company. Sharpe-managed annual reports have been recognized for excellence in strategic content, art direction and graphic design. Put Sharpe Capital Communications to work on your next annual report.



  • For a utility holding company and a Fortune 50 technology manufacturer, our expert annual-report project management yielded sustainable cost savings. Through a review of printing and paper options, and changes in distribution methods, we reduced total project expenses more than $50,000 for each company in the first year of our management.