climate change

3 June, 2019

Climate change ‘is biggest risk factor for businesses’ say CEOs

Big businesses now see climate change as the biggest risk they face, according to research out this week. A global survey of chief executives by professional services firm KPMG now places climate a...
wind turbines, ESG

24 May, 2019

New approach aims to improve transparency of ESG information

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is one of the fastest growing areas of investment management—experts believe it could almost double over the next five years. But the problem has...
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

18 April, 2019

Legal & Regulatory roundup

FRC stewardship code underlines 'outcomes' A
EU flag, EU sustainability, Sustainable Finance

11 February, 2019

EU non-financial reporting: Good start, could do much better

Corporate efforts to report on sustainability policies and measures have disappointed close observers. Recent research has found that only half the companies surveyed provided clear information on ...
corporate transparency

10 May, 2018

Reporting directive paves way for improved accountability

The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive has introduced a new requiremen...
Financial Reporting Council, Paul George, FRC

16 August, 2017

More detail of long-term value created by UK companies proposed by FRC

Improved reporting of long-term planning and non-financial matters is being proposed by accounting’s watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). A consultation has been launched by the FRC, ...

11 July, 2017

Non-Financial Reporting Directive: embracing the challenge

Non-financial reporting requirements are nothing new for Europe’s listed companies, yet regulators and investors feel that many still don’t get it. The
EU, European Union, European Commission

10 July, 2017

New guidelines for non-financial reporting aim to be ‘business-oriented’

The European Commission has published non-binding