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Developing countries need more support to cope with new global sustainability reporting standards
24 Nov 2021
Rapid changes in global standard-setting put new strains on regulators, institutions and professional bodies in countries with weaker accounting and reporting ecosystems.
UNCTAD names winners of ISAR Honours 2021
22 Oct 2021
The ISAR awards have grown from strength to strength, with nearly 150 nominated for the awards by organizations from 40 countries representing six geographical regions, since they were launched in 2018.
Sustainability reporting central to achieving global goals post pandemic
12 Nov 2020
Promoting high-quality reporting on the financial and non-financial performance of enterprises can help boost sustainable development and recovery from COVID-19.
UNCTAD announces recipients of ISAR Honours 2020
10 Nov 2020
The awards recognize the private sector’s contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Tool equips companies to report contributions to the global goals
22 Nov 2019
A guidance tool developed by UNCTAD is making it easier to measure the private sector's contribution to global action for people and the planet.
UNCTAD names winners of ISAR Honours 2019
31 Oct 2019
Five national and two international initiatives that promote best practices in sustainability and reporting on global goals honoured.
More companies urged to report how they help meet SDGs
31 Oct 2019
Reporting helps governments and investors to assess the economic, environmental and social impacts of companies on sustainable development.
Corporate performance indicators crucial for economic development
3 Nov 2017
Experts meet in Geneva from 1-3 November, to discuss the latest issues in international standards of accounting and reporting, including environmental and social corporate governance disclosure.
Regional action crucial for financial inclusion of small enterprises in Africa
28 Jul 2017
Accounting and insurance regulators and practitioners have outlined potential interventions for the increased access to financial services for Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises during UNCTAD's Regional African Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, from 19 to 20 July 2017.
Global goals offer clear objectives for corporate sustainability reporting, but challenges remain
4 Oct 2016
The private sector has a significant role to play in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and with the establishment of the SDGs in November last year, the accounting community now have a clear set of goals for their reporting on corporate sustainability.