IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review
Accounting Standards

IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for review

3m Idris Nagri

IESBA floats stricter ESG reporting standards for ...

The creation of an effective sustainability standards infrastructure requires not only high-quality sustainability reporting and assurance standards, ...

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Accountants will need to step in to help with the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism
Brexit

Accountants will need to step in to help with the EU's Carbon Border Adjust...

3m Rachael Kennedy

Accountants will need to step in to help with the ...

As the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)unfolds, it heralds more than a policy shift—it’s reshaping the global tr...

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Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process
CSR

Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit process

5m Idris Nagri

Climate risk analysis must be part of the audit pr...

Incorporating climate risks into audit processes is not only a regulatory requirement but also a business imperative Read More...

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IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'
Accounting Standards

IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'

9m Greg Noble

IOSCO chair: ISSB standards 'fit for purpose'

IOSCO currently covers 130 jurisdictions, meaning that it supervises 95% of financial markets Read More...

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Accountants ‘not quite keeping up’ with sustainability assurance demand
Accounting Firms

Accountants ‘not quite keeping up’ with sustainability assurance demand

1y Greg Noble

Accountants ‘not quite keeping up’ with sustainabi...

Accountancy practices hold the largest segment of market share at 57% for sustainability/ESG assurance engagements, but this has declined by 6% since ...

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Cooper Parry becomes UK’s largest accountancy B Corp - will more firms follow?
Accounting Firms

Cooper Parry becomes UK’s largest accountancy B Corp - will more firms foll...

1y Sam Alberti

Cooper Parry becomes UK’s largest accountancy B Co...

Cooper Parry is just the second top-100 firm in the UK to attain B Corp status Read More...

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Mission Zero: Can taxes help us achieve Net Zero?
Business

Mission Zero: Can taxes help us achieve Net Zero?

1y Helen Thornley

Mission Zero: Can taxes help us achieve Net Zero?

Last month, a report into the UK's progress towards net zero recommended that the Treasury should review how the tax system could be used to incentivi...

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FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed by UK companies
ESG

FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed by UK companies

2y Sam Alberti

FRC: ‘More holistic’ view on ESG reporting needed ...

Preparers of non-financial reports must consider materiality and how it serves the primary users of the statements, panelists at an FRC event said Rea...

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Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients
ESG

Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

2y Institute of Financial Account...

Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your client...

With the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) having come into force on April 1, affecting manufacturers and plastic packaging importers, John Edwards, CEO of ...

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ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures
ESG

ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures

2y Sam Alberti

ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustaina...

The move marks the beginning of a comprehensive global baseline for climate-related financial reporting Read More...

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ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push
ESG

ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

2y Sam Alberti

ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

The new International Sustainability Standards Board will seek to simplify the global sustainability reporting landscape by consolidating several stan...

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Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-electric?
Business

Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-electric?

2y Idris Nagri

Is 2022 the year for the company car to go all-ele...

ATT Technical Officer Helen Thornley suggests employers take advantage of tax benefits for electric cars sooner rather than later Read More...

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Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets
Green

Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

2y Patricia Cullen

Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ...

Accountants are at the centre of non-financial reporting, with firms expanding ESG services to support businesses amid rising climate risks and the gr...

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SMEs can capitalise on “perfect storm” with salary sacrifice EV schemes
Green

SMEs can capitalise on “perfect storm” with salary sacrifice EV schemes

2y Sam Alberti

SMEs can capitalise on “perfect storm” with salary...

Both employer and employee will benefit from flexibility and cost-saving Read More...

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Less than two thirds of organisations are taking net zero action, survey finds
Green

Less than two thirds of organisations are taking net zero action, survey fi...

2y Sam Alberti

Less than two thirds of organisations are taking n...

Industry bodies and action groups argue that a collective effort must commence immediately Read More...

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Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-related scenario planning
Green

Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-related scenario planning

3y Sam Alberti

Accountants must understand “nuances” of climate-r...

Advisers often do not understand these methods on the same level as businesses Read More...

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Accountants “core” to net zero efforts, industry bodies argue
Green

Accountants “core” to net zero efforts, industry bodies argue

3y Sam Alberti

Accountants “core” to net zero efforts, industry b...

An initiative is underway to “enable” professional accountants to help fight climate change Read More...

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Green economy risk reporting: a catalyst for change
Green

Green economy risk reporting: a catalyst for change

3y Andrew Harding

Green economy risk reporting: a catalyst for chang...

By Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, chief executive, management accounting, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Read More...

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Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on UN's SDG
Green

Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on UN's SDG

4y Leanna Reeves

Accounting bodies call for improved reporting on U...

The revised version of the Sustainable Development Goals Disclosure (SDGD) demands firms to further include sustainable development risks within their...

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Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reporting framework fit for the 21st Century
Corporate Governance

Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reporting framework fit for the 2...

4y Tom Lemmon

Video: Integrated Reporting – A corporate reportin...

Chief Strategy Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), Jonathan Labrey, talks to Accountancy Age reporter, Tom Lemmon about ...

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Environment ranked top focus for UK asset owners and managers
Green

Environment ranked top focus for UK asset owners and managers

5y Leanna Reeves

Environment ranked top focus for UK asset owners a...

Research from EY focused on understanding the key priorities of the top 30 UK asset owners and managers when investing in companies. Read More...

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Accounting for sustainability
Accounting Firms

Accounting for sustainability

5y Idris Nagri

Accounting for sustainability

Companies, managers and accountants have traditionally been interested in a single de facto bottom line - profit - but business leaders are no longer ...

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Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or an impossible dream?
Green

Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or an impossible dream?

5y Tom Lemmon

Sustainable accounting - A bright green future or ...

Last month, Prof. Rihcard Murphy launched Sustainable Cost Accounting, a radical accounting solution to tackle climate change. But will it work? The I...

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KPMG kick off World Environment day with Blue Planet II producer
Green

KPMG kick off World Environment day with Blue Planet II producer

5y Tom Lemmon

KPMG kick off World Environment day with Blue Plan...

KPMG began World Environment day today by hosting a series of events around the UK with the award-winning producer of BBC’s Blue Planet II, Mark Brown...

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Financing Our Future report launched
Green

Financing Our Future report launched

6y Emanuela Hawker , Reporter

Financing Our Future report launched

A4S continues to emphasise the importance of sustainability in the financial world, in partnership with Aviva Investors Read More...

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Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost in insolvency
Accounting Firms

Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost in insolvency

8y Chris Warmoll , Writer

Sun goes down on solar installer as 34 jobs lost i...

CVR Global were appointed in March after the struggling company ammassed around £1m debts Read More...

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EU to raise environmental taxes across member states
Corporate Governance

EU to raise environmental taxes across member states

10y Idris Nagri

EU to raise environmental taxes across member stat...

The EU could raise €35bn through environmental taxes in two years removing burden on employment taxes, study finds Read More...

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