ACCA’s head of corporate reporting, Richard Martin, says:
‘ACCA welcomes the statement of intent from these five organisations, which will facilitate the development of a more coherent and comprehensive reporting system.
‘The collection and categorisation of corporate information, underpinned by technology, will ensure more consistent and verifiable data; holistically connecting sustainability to finance.
‘This has the potential to support policy makers and standard setters globally, including Europe’s work in developing the Non-Financial Reporting Directive and Standards.
‘We look forward to supporting the organisation and other stakeholders in the next phase of engagement on these commitments.’
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