ACCA’s view on sustainability matters

Source: ACCA, 20 May 2014

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has recently published ‘Sustainability Matters’, a new policy paper collating the organisations view’s on various sustainability-related issues. The paper sets out ACCA’s thinking on six topics: sustainability reporting integrated reporting the assurance of >>> read more

MVO Transparantiebenchmark 2014 van start

Source: Rijksoverheid, 20 May 2014

De jaarlijkse ronde voor de MVO Transparantiebenchmark van het Ministerie van EZ is weer van start gegaan. De doelgroep van de Transparantiebenchmark blijft hetzelfde in 2014, namelijk de circa 500 grootste bedrijven van Nederland. Naar aanleiding van de conclusies van >>> read more

Sustainability reporting: Materiality matters

Source:, 16 April 2014

The GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines kick in after the end of 2015, and companies need to prepare for its main focus: materiality. Mint Kang reports. This year, companies that adhere to international standards for sustainability reporting are preparing for >>> read more

Fortune 100 Corporate Reporting Trends

Source: Methodologie , 25 March 2014

Annually, Methodologie reviews and assesses the annual reports and the corporate social responsibility (CSR) reports for the Fortune 100 companies. We look for trends by reviewing each of the companies’ reports, looking at the size, scope, content and the types >>> read more

New EU Transparancy rules on Social Responsibility for big companies

Source: EU, 26 February 2014

The Committee of Permanent Representatives today endorsed an agreement between the Hellenic Presidency of the Council and European Parliament representatives on a draft directive for the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large companies. New measures will require >>> read more

Businesses holding back on integrated reporting

Source: ACCA GLobal, 25 February 2014

Businesses are hesitant about adopting integrated reporting <IR> with the majority taking a ‘wait and see’ approach, according to new research from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the global accountancy body. Chief financial officers and other senior finance >>> read more

4 top sustainability reporting trends for 2014

Source: GreenBiz, 20 February 2014

At most companies, work on 2013 sustainability reports is well underway. But it’s not too late to take stock and assess whether you’re giving enough consideration to four major issues recently cited by Ernst & Young: materiality, conflict minerals, social >>> read more