Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

ESG: A new era for accountancy

Forthcoming reporting guidelines will be a landmark development for non-financial reporting Read More

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Accountants Play a Central Role

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

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

8m 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

9m 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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Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

Green Accountants diversify advisory services to fulfil ESG targets

8m 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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The Race to Net Zero

Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big business to help SMBs join the race to net zero

Business Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big business to help SMBs join the race to net zero

7m Sponsored | ACCA

Sage, ICC and ACCA call on governments and big bus...

Policymakers and large companies must standardise and simplify carbon reporting and accounting for SMBs or risk millions of businesses being left behi...

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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 finds

8m 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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Advising your clients on carbon emissions

Accounting Firms Advising your clients on carbon emissions

2y Chris Jewers

Advising your clients on carbon emissions

AAT has released advice on how its members can guide their clients on reducing their carbon emissions and become greener. Read More...

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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?

5m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

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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Further Reading

BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

ESG BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

2m Sam Alberti

BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustaina...

Initiatives will include the endorsement, adoption and mandate of international standards, a UK government representative said Read More...

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ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures

ESG ISSB publishes draft proposals for global sustainability disclosures

3m 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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TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

ESG TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory disclosures loom

3m Sam Alberti

TCFD guidance not "necessarily clear" as mandatory...

Businesses are at risk of being too cautious with disclosures due to the lack of clarity Read More...

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FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

Corporate Governance FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK corporate culture

4m Sam Alberti

FRC must address “glacial” efforts to improve UK c...

Greater emphasis must be placed on monitoring and assessing the corporate culture of UK-based businesses to preserve their long-term sustainability, a...

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

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

4m 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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Audit committees must take climate change "a lot more seriously"

ESG Audit committees must take climate change "a lot more seriously"

7m Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe

Audit committees must take climate change "a lot m...

Research has shown that the majority are not discussing such matters regularly Read More...

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Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

ESG Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and assurance at KPMG

7m Sam Alberti

Q&A: Harry Briggs, director of ESG reporting and a...

Accountancy Age spoke with director of ESG and assurance at KPMG, Harry Briggs, who outlined the evolving non-financial reporting landscape and his ef...

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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

8m 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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From tyranny to salvation: the credibility of common metrics for ESG reporting

Business From tyranny to salvation: the credibility of common metrics for ESG reporting

2y Professor Brendan O’Dwyer and Professor Chris Humphrey

From tyranny to salvation: the credibility of comm...

Professor Brendan O’Dwyer and Professor Chris Humphrey from the Accounting and Finance division at Alliance Manchester Business School critique the gr...

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IFRS announces global sustainability standards board

Accounting Standards IFRS announces global sustainability standards board

8m Sam Alberti

IFRS announces global sustainability standards boa...

The initiative will aim to fulfil the urgent demand for standardising corporate sustainability disclosures worldwide Read More...

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