Publication

9 April 2020

Responses to Interconnected standard setting for corporate reporting Cogito paper feedback

This page gathers the public responses we have received on the Cogito* paper Interconnected standard setting for corporate reporting. A summary of all responses received will be published on this page after the deadline for comments.

About the publication
Global risks and opportunities mean that financial information alone cannot give a full picture of a company’s performance. Climate change, environmental degradation, social unrest and internally generated intangibles are addressed by non-financial information (NFI) reporting. However, the hundreds of NFI reporting initiatives available are leading to confusion and the potential for greenwashing. For an effective response to these global issues and stakeholder demands, NFI reporting needs to be harmonised and interconnected with financial reporting.

This thought-leadership paper* introduces nine criteria and applies them to four approaches to interconnected standard setting for corporate reporting. It sets out the vision of our independent task force and offers ideas on how we can make progress towards a global corporate reporting structure.

Send us your feedback
The paper also makes a call for market action to drive to a global solution. To this end, our independent task force asks you to send your thoughts and opinions on how to achieve interconnected standard setting to jona@accountancyeurope.eu by 30 April 2020.

 

  • This publication is part of Accountancy Europe’s Cogito series. We set up Cogito (i.e. I think) to provide new ideas for the European accountancy profession, enhance innovation and contribute more to business and society. Cogito publications aim to stimulate debate; the views expressed thus do not reflect the official positions of Accountancy Europe or those of any of its 51 member bodies.

Related content

PublicationInterconnected standard setting for corporate reporting

21 December 2019

PublicationWhat do high-quality non-financial reports look like?

13 May 2020

PublicationOur work on the future of audit & assurance

4 May 2020

EventNew Date: Opportunities for more tax transparency – GRI’s new tax standard

30 April 2020

UpdateSustainable Finance

28 April 2020

NewsAccountancy profession encourages renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

9 April 2020

EventPostponed: Enhancing reliability of non-financial information

23 March 2020

Consultation responseIIRC’s International IR Framework 2020 Revision

20 March 2020

EventPOSTPONED: Taxing smart, taxing green

17 March 2020

Stories from PracticeEco-tourism and Sustainable Finance in Suriname

10 March 2020

EventPostponed: Implementing ESEF

10 March 2020

EventTowards a global non-financial reporting standard setter

9 March 2020

NewsCall to action in response to climate change

6 March 2020

UpdateSustainable Finance

2 March 2020

PublicationFrom risks to regulation: rethinking company categorisation

2 March 2020

PublicationTowards reliable non-financial information across Europe

19 February 2020

EventTax Day 2020: We’re all in this together!

19 February 2020

BlogWhy the EU’s plan for a green economy needs non-financial reporting 

6 February 2020

EventSustainable Finance: What comes before reporting?

29 January 2020

BlogAccountants can change the world

23 January 2020

PublicationInterconnected standard setting for corporate reporting

21 December 2019

Sign up for our newsletter