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COVID-19 has given us the opportunity to build back better, and for the profession to participate in a green and fair recovery.
Don't miss out on our daily summary of the actions governments are taking to combat the impact of the virus on their populations and the global economy. We also produce daily summaries of the actions that regulators are taking and how global business and markets are recovering from the pandemic.
Lynn Oxborrow of Nottingham Business School discusses the challenges and opportunities for SMEs as we emerge from the pandemic.
The penny is finally dropping that environmental and social reporting is becoming the responsibility of all practitioners and companies, says Johan Barros, EU Policy Manager at Accountancy Europe.
Despite the pandemic, the FRC has revealed that it has not detected a decline in reporting quality. But improvements in key areas are still necessary.
As ICAEW’s Climate Summit gets underway, engagement with international members points to increasing measures by businesses around the world to tackle carbon emissions, with a focus on the opportunities as well as the risks associated with the transition to net zero.
The European Commission has come forward with some key changes to the regime for insurers and reinsurers, addressing capital requirements and requiring more attention to climate change in risk management.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered her second ‘State of the European Union’ speech this week, outlining flagship initiatives for the Commission in the coming year.
Many businesses aspire to meet net-zero carbon emissions in the future, but the changing climate is already reshaping the way some are operating today. We speak to companies adapting their business models.
Peter James, ICAEW’s Head of Regulatory Policy, provides an insight into how probate firms have paved the way and how firms benefit from adopting a solid diversity reporting policy.
More mainstream investors are seeing ESG as real investment issues and are calling for companies to provide better disclosure - something which ramps up the need for improved information systems, says former FASB chairman Bob Herz.
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.