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ESG webinar: join us on 5th May

Events — 29.03.21.

Reporting must reflect the changing world around us, and in 2021 that means sustainability is at the top of the agenda. But sustainability (or ESG) can be a big, unwieldy topic, and reporting requirements are changing fast. On the May 5th, we’ll help you cut through the complexity by sharing our views on what you should be doing now, what should go where and what’s coming next.

Pearson reporting: a new chapter

Projects — 26.03.21.

With a clear purpose of helping everyone achieve their potential through learning, Pearson’s annual report sets out a new chapter in its journey to become the world’s preeminent learning company; led by a new CEO and CFO.  

Invest Europe: digital climate change guide

Projects — 16.03.21.

Invest Europe launches its climate change guide for private equity investors. This member-only digital guide provides insights and advice on how climate change considerations shape investment strategy and management.

Standard Chartered reporting: making a difference

Projects — 22.02.21.

‘Here for Good’ is the bank’s brand promise, and it has never been more important than in supporting clients and communities through the pandemic; a key theme of the 2020 report, which also introduces new strategic priorities. 

Hyve reporting: meeting the challenge of COVID-19

Projects — 02.02.21.

Hyve, an events business, felt the impact of the global pandemic more than most. In the face of enormous challenges, the company used the annual report to explain the critical decisions made, and what was coming next.

The big trends in reporting now

Viewpoint — 07.01.21.

Several key trends emerged in 2020’s crop of annual reports with stakeholders a focus as well as the impacts of COVID-19. The pandemic will continue to play a big part in companies' narratives in 2021, along with the longer term and potentially more devastating issue of climate change.

ESEF Update – Jan 2021

News — 06.01.21.

ESEF is a new annual reporting filing requirement, which provides your report in a digital package that is tagged with additional data (iXBRL). Following some confusion and debate over the precise requirements, we are pleased that the UK government has recently announced some crucial clarifications, and that it has taken a pragmatic approach to the implementation of ESEF.