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Europe needs mandatory non-financial reporting to underpin COVID recovery

With a public consultation in progress for the Non-Financial Reporting (NFR) Directive, the EU Commission has an opportunity to lead the world in refocussing corporate efforts in a post-COVID-19 world, writes Carol Adams.

COVID crisis reinforces need for governments to go green

As the world's largest single market, the EU is an influential leader for setting global sustainability reporting standards. While we’ve seen significant growth in the number of organisations reporting sustainability impacts, more needs to be done to improve the disclosures, writes Tim Mohin.

A missed opportunity for sustainability

The new EU non-financial reporting requirements, while a step in the right direction, lack the scope and the necessary verification requirements to be a real game-changer writes Beate Sjåfjell.

New EU law to help investors pick good corporate citizens

Investors looking for companies with good environmental, social and governance track records will find the job easier, after European politicians ruled that thousands of firms must reveal their performance as corporate citizens.
TTIP 22-11-2013

EU-US trade deal offers hope on reporting convergence

SPECIAL REPORT / EU trade negotiators are optimistic that they can secure a place for financial services regulation within key trade talks next week (27 November), offering some hope that this will help spur the US towards more convergence in international corporate reporting.
Auditing 20-11-2013

EU director: Commission remains vigilant on content, timing of audit reforms

The Commission sees the creation of a 'black list' of prohibited non-audit services and the rotation of audit firms as essential to restore investor trust and is pushing for these rules - and changes to EU auditing standards oversight - to be agreed before the end of the European Parliament's term next spring, says Ugo Bassi.
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