Core & More: An opportunity for smarter corporate reporting

Source: , 22 September 2017

Accountancy Europe published a new paper about the Core & More concept.  The paper elaborates on the concept tha Accountancy Europe introduced in our thought-leadership paper The Future of Corporate Reporting – creating the dynamics for change (2015). Stakeholders’ responded positively >>> read more

Who will take on sustainability/ESG reporting harmonisation?

Source: CTMFile, 19 September 2017

From working conditions and human rights, environmental pollution and social well-being, commercial activities have far-reaching consequences, which must be measured – but who will set the standards? Sustainability reporting has grown exponentially in recent years, Hans Hoogervorst, chairman of the >>> read more

The Sustainable Development Goals, integrated thinking and the integrated report

Source: , 19 September 2017

A new publication from the (IIRC) International Integrated Reporting Council and the (ICAS) Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, in partnership with the Green Economy Coalition has been developed to help organizations enhance their contribution to the SDGs, whilst reducing corporate risk and increasing opportunities >>> read more

Effective Internal Controls Help Improve Confidence in Sustainability Information

Source: , 14 September 2017

Former FASB Chairman Robert Herz, IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) President and CEO Jeff Thomson, and sustainability reporting expert Brad Monterio of Colcomgroup, today released a jointly authored thought paper, “Leveraging the COSO  Internal Control – Integrated Framework (ICIF) to Improve Confidence in Sustainability >>> read more

Closing the Confidence Gap in Sustainability Data

Source: CFO, 14 September 2017

The use of effective internal controls around sustainability performance data is not just a ‘nice to have’; it’s a must-have.  Investors, financial analysts, and rating agencies around the world are increasingly seeking relevant and trustworthy reports on sustainability performance to >>> read more