COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

ESG COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance launched

3w Sam Alberti

COP27: Private sector net-zero transition guidance...

The TPT has described the new guidance as the ‘gold standard’ for climate transition plans Read More...

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COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

ESG COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure baseline mission with fresh partnerships

3w Sam Alberti

COP27: ISSB advances global climate disclosure bas...

The standard setter claims the move will stimulate a push to create a globally-comparable framework Read More...

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From COP27 to carbon credits

ESG From COP27 to carbon credits

3w Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

From COP27 to carbon credits

With COP27 this month focusing global attention on climate change measures, ATT technical officer Helen Thornley has a look at the tax impacts of some...

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BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

Accounting Firms BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

2m Sam Alberti

BKL becomes first major accountancy B Corp

The firm is now the largest in its sector to achieve this status Read More...

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ESG demand will force structure shift among audit firms, experts say

Audit ESG demand will force structure shift among audit firms, experts say

2m Sam Alberti

ESG demand will force structure shift among audit ...

A new ‘coexistence’ of financial audit and ESG advisory teams could emerge due to the nature of sustainability assurance services Read More...

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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

3m 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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How to get your firm started with ESG

Accounting Firms How to get your firm started with ESG

3m Stephen Heathcote

How to get your firm started with ESG

Stephen Heathcote, CEO of PrimeGlobal, highlights five essential steps all firms should take to be ESG ready Read More...

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ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards for SMEs

ESG ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards for SMEs

3m Sam Alberti

ISSB must consider “burden” of complex standards f...

The ISSB’s two exposure drafts must be revised to ensure accessibility and comparability, experts say Read More...

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Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sustainability reporting and the urgent need for change

ESG Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sustainability reporting and the urgent need for change

4m Rebecca Whittaker

Q&A: EY’s Dr Matthew Bell on the necessity of sust...

During a conversation with Accountancy Age, Dr Matthew Bell, global climate change and sustainability service leader at EY, highlights the need to “ra...

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What does the future of accounting look like?

Accounting Firms What does the future of accounting look like?

4m Institute of Financial Accountants

What does the future of accounting look like?

In a world full of uncertainty, disruption and change, now’s the time for accountants to position themselves as being vital in their roles during this...

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Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

ESG Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

6m Institute of Financial Accountants

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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BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

ESG BEIS outlines plan for UK adoption of new sustainability standards

7m 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

8m 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

8m 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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ISSB: A “badly needed” step in ESG disclosure push

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

9m 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?

10m 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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ESG: A new era for accountancy

ESG ESG: A new era for accountancy

11m Sam Alberti

ESG: A new era for accountancy

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

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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"

12m 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

1y 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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IFRS announces global sustainability standards board

Accounting Standards IFRS announces global sustainability standards board

1y 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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