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  • Environmental Sustainability Reporting

Environmental Sustainability Reporting

Environmental and sustainability reporting, taking account of an organisation's impact on the planet, have become a high priority for shareholders and regulators alike. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) announced the launch of its new Integrated Reporting Framework.This is a potentially game-changing milestone in the evolution of corporate reporting globally, t will give a level of prominence to environmental costs, benefits, and sustainability within financial statements.

HOW BDO CAN ASSIST YOU

We provide the following services:

Advisory

  • Development of:
    • environmental and sustainability reporting policies
    • supply chain monitoring and purchasing policies
    • financial reporting structures to provide timely, readily accessible and reliable environmental information to satisfy the interests of stakeholders
  • Corporate governance improvement advice
  • Understanding and interpreting new regulatory requirements and prohibitions (including related taxes and subsidies)
  • Understanding and interpreting tradable permits and certificates used by governments to achieve a variety of sustainability enhancing objectives
  • Environmental and sustainability risk assessment

Assurance

  • Reporting on:
    • internal compliance with voluntary codes on environmental performance
    • the application of environmental and sustainability corporate governance policies
    • the application for tradable permits and certificates used by governments to achieve a variety of sustainability enhancing objectives
  • Adding credibility to the reporting of information about environmental performance and sustainability.

You could benefit from our understanding of the regulatory and reporting requirements and our knowledge of:

  • How to report to stakeholders
  • The financial incentives on offer
  • The penalties in place.