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Responsible green finance: can investors make a real social impact?

February 06, 2017


Sustainability reporting framework overload. KPMG finds 383 reporting instruments in 64 countries.

June 23, 2016


A view from the Top: Interview with Nelmara Arbex, Chief Advisor on Innovation and Reporting at GRI – The road to mandatory sustainability disclosure in North America

May 13, 2016


A view from the Top:  Interview with Eric Hespeneheide – Chairman of the newly created Global Sustainability Standards Board – Under the Auspices of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

March 03, 2016


SAR: Can you describe the rationale behind creating the Global Sustainability Standards Board as and its mandate?  ... Read more


Bob Herz, Accounting Hall of Famer and former chairman of the FASB, explains an important part of his vision for the future of corporate reporting in America.

Nov 06, 2015


A household name in the standards setting community, Bob Herz has made history on several fronts, not the least of which has been as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in the United States ... Read more


Corporate Culture and the CFO

September 3, 2015

Much has been written about the role intellectual capital plays in the long term value creating capabilities of companies, and the weakness of traditional accounting and reporting practices in describing and measuring the intangible assets ... Read more


New research finds benefits to companies doing integrated reporting - By Carol Adams

September 24, 2014

It is no surprise that research just released by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)and Black Sun finds that the majority (92%) of IIRC pilot programme participants responding to a survey found that moving towards integrated reporting increased ... Read more 


Impact study to reveal costs of conflict minerals disclosure in America

July 22, 2014

Tulane University is currently conducting a post-filing study that will gather information on actual costs and benefits that resulted from Dodd-Frank 1502 Conflict Minerals compliance and reporting. The study surveys only those issuers who have filed ... Read more


Feature interview with Evan Harvey - Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability at NASDAQ OMX.

Jul 19, 2014

We’re thinking about taking a broader view of what risk means, looking at the risk factors involved in terms of the environment, in terms of climate response and in areas like ethics, corrupt bribery practices in foreign countries, supply chain oversight, and data centre .. Read more


Six largest accounting networks link integrated reporting to increasing investment in infrastructure

July 6, 2014

According to a newly released report by a B20 panel (the Panel) comprising representatives from six international accounting networks, integrated reporting (IR) might be a key to improving private investment in infrastructure... Read more


Feature interview with Jean Rogers PhD, PE, CEO of the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board

May 29, 2014

We’re really just starting to see the effects of decades of growing interest in the role of business in society and an increased understanding of how companies use resources, including different forms of capital ... Read more


Board behavior excels on environmental and social issues but falls short on climate change and human rights – where does your board sit?

May 29, 2014

According to a new study released by the US-based Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRC) in April, corporate boards are exceeding legal oversight requirements on environmental and social issues ... Read more


Essential reading for professional development in integrated and sustainability reporting practice

May 29, 2014

Although over one year old and in need of editorial updating,  “Integrated Financial and Sustainability Reporting” is the best narrative of the evolution and current practice of sustainability and integrated ...Read more


New study shows that investors are looking for more structure in ESG reporting

May 29, 2014

A recent survey conducted by Institutional Investor magazine on behalf of EY,  shows that investors are struggling to find ways to meaningfully compare data, to understand which issues are most material ... Read more





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