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EU Parliament adopts non-financial reporting rules

Large companies must disclose a host of non-financial information in their annual reports

17 Apr 2014

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Feature

Green skills can help turn rising bills into cost savings

It might sound like a simple task to cut your energy bills, but to capitalise on savings takes specialist green skills

24 Mar 2014

News

Stamp out “spin” in CSR reporting says leading charity

Charity group Directory of Social Change says more needs to be done to improve transparency in CSR reporting

27 Sep 2013

News

Only 25% of finance departments ready for GHG reporting

ICAEW and Verco research shows just 25% of companies have accounting software for incoming green reporting requirements

13 Aug 2013

Analysis

Get your greenhouse reporting in order

Company directors need to prepare for new regulations on mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas emissions, writes Martin Baxter

19 Jun 2013

Analysis

Audit committees need to get cracking on Companies Act reform

Companies Act reform welcomed but audit committees must start working on this quickly

14 Jun 2013

News

EC pushes for more environmental and social disclosure

Companies with more than 500 employees will need to disclose more information about environmental and social impact in annual reports

17 Apr 2013

Analysis

The year of the green report

Requirements for green reporting are set to become more strict, but it could be an opportunity for FDs

30 Jan 2013

Analysis

A deal greener

The government has launched a scheme to help SMEs manage energy price rises by encouraging investment in energy-saving retrofits, writes Elisabeth Jeffries

30 Oct 2012

News

EU mulls new options to beef up carbon price

Draft report raises prospect of expanding the number of industries covered by EU emissions trading scheme in order to tackle credit surplus

24 Oct 2012

Analysis

Addressing the green agenda should not be a burden

Jan Chmiel looks at the opportunities for businesses beyond environmental reporting

13 Jul 2012

Analysis

GHG rules could lead to carbon copy reporting

New reporting requirements will duplicate the workload of companies already required to report carbon emissions under the CRC

04 Jul 2012

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Cleaning up their act

Carbon accounting is still full of flaws, but mandatory reporting is now on the horizon, writes Elisabeth Jeffries

23 Aug 2011

Feature

Mutual benefit: investing in the social

Good CSR needn’t be a tug-of-war between cash and kindness, says Brenda Kowske, as new research shows that socially responsible organisations substantially outperform those that are not

11 Jul 2011

Analysis

Puma monetises emissions

Can the sportswear company’s environmental profit and loss statement show the true cost of its supply chain? Jessica Shankleman reports

07 Jul 2011

Analysis

Defra seeks views on mandatory carbon reporting

Consultation proposes overhauling the current system of voluntary reporting

07 Jul 2011

Analysis

FTSE to track ethics

Ethics and sustainability are increasingly at the heart of investment

20 May 2011

Analysis

Budget offers hope for green business

Whether intended or not, policies in the Budget will benefit green companies

15 Apr 2011

Analysis

Businesses unaware of sustainability fraud risk

Green fraud is not just an issue for companies with carbon obligations

24 Mar 2011

Analysis

Get paid to turn off your office lights?

Company offers to pay businesses to save energy

18 Mar 2011

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