Disclose what truly matters

12 July 2017, 11:45 Accountancy Europe, Avenue d'Auderghem, Auderghem, Belgium View on Google Maps

Reporting for environmental, social and governance (ESG) information has taken a major step forward with the publication of the European Directive 2014/95/EU on non-financial and diversity information. From the 1 January 2017, many companies have been facing the challenges of implementing ESG reporting for the first time, seeking the best ways to disclose information that is meaningful to their many stakeholders.

Accountancy Europe is holding a lunch event that will examine the practical challenges (and solutions) of effective ESG reporting. We will discuss recent developments, such as the publication of the European Commission’s non-binding guidelines on disclosure of non-financial information, how existing standards can be used to best effect and the practical experience of businesses that are already experienced in this field.

***Accountancy Europe’s events are free of charge***

Programme

  • Registration and Lunch

    Light sandwich lunch will be provided

  • Opening and welcome

    Paul Gisby, Accountancy Europe, Manager

  • Keynote address

    Alain Deckers, European Commission, DG FISMA, Head of Unit

    Presenting the European Commission’s recent work on the NFI Directive

  • Keynote address

    Bastian Buck, GRI Standards division, Director

    How GRI’s standards can be used to satisfy the requirements of the NFI Directive

  • Practical advice on implementing ESG reporting for first-time reporters under the NFI Directive

    Moderated by Wim Bartels, Accountancy Europe, ESG Reporting Task Force Deputy Chair

    Catherine Howarth, ShareAction, CEO

    Lene Ritz, Energinet, Head of Risk Management, Member of FERMA

    Michael Beutler, Kering, Sustainability Operations Director

  • End

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