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Future-proof your reporting now

Viewpoint — 23.05.23.

There’s lot of factors to consider in planning your next reporting suite including team, process, content and channels. Here are some of the issues we think you should be thinking about now.

Three takeaways from our net zero reporting event

Viewpoint — 28.04.23.

Thanks to everyone who joined our webinar – ‘Net zero: sharing the substance behind the ambition’, held on Tuesday, April 25th.

Guest speaker Mohammed Chunara offered insights into both the progress of the Transition Plan Taskforce and London Stock Exchange Group’s net zero journey, while Friend’s Vicki Wright, Clive Bidwell, Nick White and Alex Nichols shared thoughts on the current state of net zero planning and reporting.

LSEG reporting: conveying scale and ambition

Projects — 11.04.23.

LSEG was transformed in 2021 by its acquisition of Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. The following year we were commissioned to take the global organisation’s reporting to the next level, reflecting its new expertise, scale and ambitions.

Rentokil Initial reporting: transformational

Projects — 04.04.23.

2022 was a seminal year for Rentokil Initial, one in which it concluded a game-changing acquisition to cement its position as the global leader in pest control, and hygiene and well-being services.

Invest Europe: an enduring partnership, going digital

Projects — 30.03.23.

Invest Europe represents the interests of the private equity industry in Brussels. In line with the industry’s impact financially, economically and socially, Invest Europe wanted to elevate its degree of engagement with the EU. 

Shell reporting: A more efficient process

Projects — 21.03.23.

Shell, one of the UK’s largest companies by market capitalisation, has worked with Friend for four years. Over that period, we’ve helped them transition to producing key components of their extensive reporting suite using the Workiva platform (previously known as Wdesk).