UN SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

5 July, 2019

Integrated reporting: a framework for a more sustainable future

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) are working together to help companies report their performance, as the world looks to ach...
sustainability reporting, ESG

26 June, 2019

‘Single all-encompassing framework’ needed for sustainability reporting

When it comes to sustainability reporting, corporate accounting departments are confronted with a plethora of choices; a huge number of systems that could be used to report a company’s environmental...
deforestation, environment

18 June, 2019

CDP criticises top companies over environmental disclosures

Being named and shamed is never a comfortable event, but hundreds of companies this week shared the experience as campaigners criticised their lack of transparency on environmental information. Ama...
ESG

5 June, 2019

ESG catalysts: how consumers can change corporations

It is a cold December morning in Paris. A group of concerned investors is gathered in a conference room with a beautiful view. We are all there to discuss environmental, social and governance matters ...
wind turbines, climate change, ESG, LGIM

8 May, 2019

ESG reporting: what is the endgame?

On a chilly evening in early December 2018 the Oxford Union was filled to capacity to witness a debate on the seemingly arcane topic of non-financial information. The motion before the House was th...
green, growth, sustainability

7 March, 2019

How accountants can help build a culture of sustainability

Good business decisions start with reliable information. Qualified accountants provide this information to decision makers in both the public and private sectors, bringing trust, integrity and trans...
corporate reporting, ESG reporting

15 November, 2017

Too many ESG measures lead to reporting fatigue

Given the importance of sustainability to current business models, it is no surprise that those measures which rate company performance on enviro...