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The time is ripe for EU policy reforms and standards on corporate sustainability reporting

Following the presentation of the Green Deal last December, the EU Commission initiated the reform of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) with the objective to improve quality, consistency, comparability, as well as accessibility of critical information on sustainability disclosed by companies.

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Launch event for the project’s research gathers key actors to discuss future reform of EU legislation

The Alliance for Corporate Transparency hosted a high-level event in Brussels on February 17 to present the conclusions of the largest research to date on corporate sustainability reporting. The project analysed the information disclosed by 1000 European companies on their environmental and societal risks and impacts, pursuant to the requirements introduced by the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive.

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Landmark research on 1000 European companies shows troubling poor quality of reporting on sustainability issues

The Alliance for Corporate Transparency, a collaborative initiative launched by Frank Bold, analysed the information that companies disclosed on their environmental and societal risks and impacts following the requirements introduced by the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive. The research arrives at the same time that the EU Commission initiates the process to reform the law and after Executive Vice President Vadis Dombrovskis announced plans to create EU standards for corporate sustainability reporting.

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The State of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in the EU

The Alliance for Corporate Transparency will present the results of the research carried out on the content and quality of the disclosures of 1000 European companies, the largest study to date on corporate sustainability reporting.

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The European Commission responds to NGO statement on corporate sustainability reporting

Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President of the European Commission replied this March to a statement signed by 27 leading NGOs calling on EU policy-makers to clarify the legal framework for company disclosures on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.

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Media and policy impacts

The Alliance for Corporate Transparency published its initial results on February 2019 after having analysed the information disclosed by 105 companies from the Energy, ICT and Healthcare sectors. The project will now expand its research to cover 1000 companies from all industrial sectors.

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Companies failing to report meaningful information about their impacts on society and the environment

The Alliance for Corporate Transparency project has analysed how European companies disclose information necessary for understanding their impact on society and the environment, as required by the EU Non-financial Reporting Directive.

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The Alliance for Corporate Transparency project presented at major events

On 18 October, the European Commission hosted an open stakeholder meeting on non-financial disclosures organised by DG FISMA (Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union)

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Presentation of initial results: the state of corporate sustainability disclosure under the EU NFR Directive conference

The conference will see the presentation of the first results from the assessment of the corporate implementation of the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive carried out by the Alliance for Corporate Transparency.

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