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Sustainability: Technology enabled

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.

Sustainability: Moving the conversation forward

Businesses and investors’ understanding of sustainability has changed dramatically since it was first considered as a key element of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the 1960s. It has grown from a paragraph tucked away in the back of an annual report to an integral element of many companies’ business strategies.

Integrated Reporting: Towards a Global Adoption?

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 Framework has been tested and assessed during these past three years and significant ‘breakthroughs’ have been achieved. Our present paper, therefore, aims to illustrate the insurance industry trends and marks the end of the “Breakthrough Phase”.

Studie: Good Company Ranking 2018

Nachhaltigkeit ist schon lange keine Frage der Überzeugung mehr – die ökologischen, sozialen und ökonomischen Facetten von Nachhaltigkeit als Kennzeichen unternehmerischer Verantwortung fordern Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft heute gleichermaßen ein. Das gilt für internationale Konzerne ebenso wie für mittelständische Unternehmen, für produzierendes Gewerbe ebenso wie für Dienstleister und Beratungshäuser wie unseres.

Discover our 2018 Ecommerce Reports!

Bringing you solutions in the face of new challenges brought on by ecommerce. Explore themes such as ethics & compliance, digitization & technology, and logistics & footprint on our new ecommerce microsite.

European Insurers' IFRS 9 Benchmark Study

The new standard IFRS 9 on financial instruments has been effective starting 1st January 2018 for most entities but insurance groups have the possibility to defer its application to 2021, the year when the new standard IFRS 17 on insurance contracts will enter into force.

Benchmark Study on Reinsurers’ Financial Communication

Reinsurance, also known as the “ insurers’ insurance ”, plays a key role in the global market economy today. Several factors, such as the strengthening of capital requirements, the increasing level of significant NAT CAT events or the need for optimal coverage is increasing the need for reinsurance.

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