The Economist Intelligence Unit wrote a set of articles sponsored by Mazars focusing on the role of regulation and technology in relation to sustainability. In this article, the rapid expansion of technologies around sustainability practice and reporting – from ESG-themed data mining to blockchain voting – is explored.
As the call for increased transparency and accountability from companies on their environmental, social and governance efforts continues, companies spend signficant time and effort in identifying how to consistently capture meaningful and reliable non-financial data to share with their stakeholders. Digital solutions could offer them support in this challenge.
Regulation can be a powerful force in driving sustainable practices amongst businesses – from corporate reporting to mandatory action. But what are the right metrics for sustainability and who should be responsible for tracking them? The response to these questions may be different based on geography, sector and market segment.
Shedding a light on a topic of deep interest to Mazars, we commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to examine the relationship between regulation and sustainability. In this article, the way in which sustainability can be both measured and encouraged via regulation is researched, as well as the differences between countries and regions in adopting sustainable practices.
Analysis of the Solvency and Financial Condition Reports of European Insurance and Reinsurance Entities
For the second successive year, Mazars has conducted a survey of solvency and financial condition reports. Last year’s analysis considered the reports of French companies, but this has now been extended to include 15 European entities subject to the Solvency II directive, which came into force on 1 January 2016, and has fundamentally changed the regulatory framework for European insurance companies and undertakings.
Integrated Reporting applies principles and concepts that are focused on bringing greater cohesion and efficiency to the reporting process, and adopting ‘integrated thinking’ as a way of breaking down internal silos and reducing duplication.The
Join Mazars and several industry leaders at the largest captive event in the world, the European Captive Forum, taking place on 14-15 November 2018 in Luxembourg.
Mazars will once again participate in this year's EXPO REAL, the International Trade Fair for Property and Investment held on October 8-10 in Munich, Germany. Our Real Estate leaders and experts from around the world will be attending this annual event and look forward to meeting you there.
At Xerocon 2018, Mazars was crowned as Xero’s Regional Partner of the Year – Asia. The annual Xero awards recognise excellence across the bookkeeping and accounting industries, as well as the third-party app developers.