ICAEW’s Women in EU Finance Network recently hosted an online panel debate looking at how incorporating a gender perspective into fiscal planning and budgetary processes can help with the assessment and targeting of the effects of policy actions and public spending on different genders.
COVID-19 has given us the opportunity to build back better, and for the profession to participate in a green and fair recovery.
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With COP26 putting climate change and sustainability under the spotlight, listed businesses with accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2021 realistically have less than six months to get their house in order, says Maria Kepa, a director in EY’s corporate governance team.
Finance ministers from the G7 have agreed a principle that would see multinationals pay tax of at least 15% in each country they operate, but clear, worldwide consensus will be needed if it is to deliver a fair and sustainable recovery, according to ICAEW.
A new index ranking financial centres according to their green credentials has warned that Europe’s domination is under increasing pressure from Asia Pacific and North American financial hubs.
Environmental, social and governance risks are both business and investment risks, and chartered accountants are at the heart of reporting on them as well as the financials.
Crumbling levels of trust in data and information is a part of a drop in trust more generally. Learn how chartered accountants will be called on to help, now and in the future.
This week’s chart looks at how the pandemic has driven government debt levels higher, a topic that will be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Cornwall in six weeks’ time.
The draft Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive adopted by the European Commission this week could be a game-changer for corporate reporting in Europe and beyond.
The European Commission has presented long-awaited and comprehensive legal proposals paving the way towards enhanced sustainability disclosures for a large swathe of companies operating in Europe.
How can tax systems help solve the climate emergency? Is it possible to tax digitalised businesses? And what tax challenges and solutions do ageing populations pose?
3 March 2021: At a Cyprus green finance conference co-organised by ICAEW, finance, sustainability and political leaders discussed what needs to happen to ensure that COVID-19 recovery delivers lasting improvement.
2 July 2020: Leading financial professional bodies including ICAEW have launched the first Green Finance Education Charter, an initiative designed to boost awareness and training in green finance and sustainability.
Free on-demand event looking at what we can do to lead and support business in a green recovery.
A response dated 14 July 2020 to a consultation published by EC on 8 April 2020.
16 November 2020: The Chancellor has set out the government’s plans to make the UK a world-leader in green finance and financial technology.