This article provides an overview of the following EU-Directives: CSRD: Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, NFRD: Non-Financial Reporting Directive and SFDR: Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation. These directives of the EU foresee non-financial reporting (ESG-reporting) at a much larger scale (i.e. for more companies and with additional information). The directives will give consumers additional ESG information in… Continue reading SFDR – CSRD – NFRD – What’s it about?
Today’s accounting department must not only deal with the collection of financial information, but has to deal with non-financial information, controlling, IT and process topics to demonstrate that valid, meaningful actual and planning data can be provided to various stakeholders. The increasing complexity should lead to more transparency, but accounting departments have to adapt to… Continue reading Accounting Trends for International Businesses
One of the biggest problems in corporate reporting is, that actually not many are really reading the comprehensive company reports (corporate annual reports or sustainability reports). There are a lot of people and departments involved in producing these reports; however only a small community reads it in the end (i.e. the investment community or NGO’s).… Continue reading Increase the readability of your corporate reports
A financial report primarily looks at the company itself, while a non-financial report looks beyond the company’s boundaries. Non-financial reporting – basically – has nothing to do with sustainability reporting: however the sustainability report can be a non-financial report that explains the values associated with sustainability. Integrated reporting can help to report financial and non-financial… Continue reading Integrated reporting makes it’s way