KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services company and one of the “Big Four” accounting firms. Founded in 1881, KPMG has grown from a small but… Continue reading What is KPMG?
Audit committees are responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of policies and procedures designed to ensure management’s representation about our company’s financial condition are true and accurate. Continue reading What is an Audit Committee?
Integrated reporting is an important tool in improving the understanding of the relationship between financial and non-financial factors that determine… Continue reading What is Integrated Reporting?
The GRI is a global standard for sustainability reporting designed by organizations and investors to measure business performance. The GRI has been adopted as a requirement by… Continue reading What is the Global Reporting Initiative?
PCAOB was created by Congress as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, signed into law on July 30th, 2002. The board’s mandate includes overseeing audits of… Continue reading What Does PCAOB Stand For?
SASB stands for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board. This is a voluntary, non-profit global organization that promotes sustainability accounting and reporting practices. But… Continue reading What Does SASB Mean?
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) was created in 2015 with the goal to develop a set of recommendations for entities providing a… Continue reading What is the TCFD
You may hear sustainable or impact investors asking what are ESG metrics? The word ESG or Environmental, Social, and Governance Metrics are used to describe the sustainability performance of a company. This can be done in many ways. Some people would argue that measuring a company’s sustainability is not necessary while others would argue that if you want your business to be sustainable then these … Continue reading What are ESG Metrics?
ESG is a movement that has been growing slowly over the last few decades, but you may be wondering why it is suddenly in your faces like a typhoon or other extreme weather event. It was once… Continue reading 15 Good Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Create an ESG Report
ISO 26000 is a way for businesses to have a social responsibility and environmental accountability. It is used as a framework to help organizations answer… Continue reading What is ISO 26000?