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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.
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.
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.
Public sector financial reporting is key for sustainable developmet agenda
4 Nov 2015
As part of the 32nd session of Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR), UNCTAD held a workshop on the practical implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 3 November.
Meeting on accounting standards stresses key role of corporate reporting in promoting investment
8 Nov 2013
UNCTAD’s Secretary-General, government ministers, and other high-level officials stressed today that a sound corporate reporting infrastructure plays a crucial role in promoting investment, financial stability, and development.
Accounting standards, corporate transparency, and developing countries
2 Nov 2012
Some 300 experts studied the challenges poor countries face in meeting international standards for transparent business operations and accounting rules. UNCTAD offered a “toolkit” to help.
China pilot-tests UNCTAD's Accountancy Development Toolkit
4 Jul 2012
A stakeholder meeting in Beijing last Friday (29 June) discussed the results of China's pilot test-run of the Accountancy Development Toolkit developed by UNCTAD. Participants confirmed the usefulness of the toolkit and the assessment exercise for China.