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First set of draft ESRS: putting sustainability and financial information on an equal footing
As a framework for sustainability reporting, Set 1 of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) lay the foundations of the standardised common language for sustainability-related matters throughout Europe.
Preparing for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) is now in force across the EU, with Member States given 18 months to adopt it into national law. The highly-anticipated directive requires companies operating in the EU to publicly disclose and report on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. This means businesses will need to be prepared for more complex commitments to improve and report on their sustainable impact.
How advanced are you on your sustainability journey?
As environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues rise in global importance and increasingly dominate the business narrative, the Mazars report ESG: Where are you on the journey? sets out choices and pathways for companies of all sizes and sectors as they look to embark on the transition to a more sustainable business model.
COP27 insights: joining the global effort to build a better future
Climate change is no longer a minority belief, it is a global priority for every one of us. Increasing concerns for the state of the planet and life as we know it has led to a fundamental shift in behaviors in both individuals and organisations, with sustainability now front and centre of the international agenda.
Financial reporting of European banks: benchmark study H1 2022
A focus on Expected Credit Losses in a context of persistent macroeconomic uncertainties
Report: Myths and barriers preventing the progression of women
The benefits of diversity no longer need to be proven. However, it is clear that gender inequalities persist, particularly in executive committees and among CEOs. This report, "Myths and barriers preventing the progression of women: analysis and solutions", developed by Mazars in partnership with the Observatory for Gender Balance, is designed for leaders who wish to concretely advance equality in their organisation.
Cyber security: Is your safety net strong enough?
Cyber threats are all around us. This is not paranoia, it’s an unfortunate reality: every day brings new hacks, new data leaks, new embarrassment – and new costs, both financial and commercial. Nobody is spared. The attacks target companies large and small, as well as public-sector institutions and individuals. How can organisations protect themselves?
Financial reporting of European banks: benchmark study 2022
What are the lessons learnt from the Covid-19 impact on ECL of banks in Europe?
Time for action: Mazars C-suite barometer 2021
At the close of 2021, our C-suite barometer showed businesses were emerging from the pandemic with a sense of confidence and resilience. They were confident in their ability to respond to the trends ahead, expecting to transform their businesses and planning to invest. ESG is now firmly on the C-suite agenda and businesses are making public commitments on a range of ESG topics. But are businesses able to action their strategies?
Investing in CEE: Inbound M&A report 2021/2022
Despite concerns about Covid-19, resurgent inflation and rising energy prices, 2021 saw robust dealmaking across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. CEE’s diverse markets and abundant targets are increasingly attractive to both domestic and inbound investors. This publication offers an overview of inbound M&A activity in the CEE region throughout 2021, and looks ahead to the opportunities and challenges in the coming months.