Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from green taxes

Corporate Governance Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from green taxes

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

Government hopes to claw £745m in 5 years from gre...

Changes to environmental levies creates further complexity but raises funds for government Read More...

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KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row

Corporate Governance KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

KPMG tops carbon list for second year in a row

KPMG most carbon friendly of the Big Four according to carbon reduction commitment annual league table Read More...

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European Commission to take UK to court over VAT rate

Corporate Governance European Commission to take UK to court over VAT rate

9y Calum Fuller, Reporter

European Commission to take UK to court over VAT r...

The UK faces court action from the European Commission over the rate of VAT it charges on energy-saving materials Read More...

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Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of the competition

Corporate Governance Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of the competition

9y Nathan Wimble

Manage your carbon footprint and stride ahead of t...

New reporting requirements make environmental a financial necessity for large companies, but SMEs could see the issue reach them quicker than they rea...

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Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consultants list

Corporate Governance Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consultants list

9y James Murray

Big Four dominate preferred sustainability consult...

Verdantix survey sees Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Microsoft crowned top green services outfits Read More...

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AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC changes

Corporate Governance AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC changes

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

AS2012: Chancellor confuses profession with CRC ch...

Autumn Statement will see the abolishment of CRC league table, a reduction of £25m year on year for three years and simplification next year Read More...

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Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

Corporate Governance Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

George Osborne is reportedly considering scrapping or significantly revising the CRC which forces companies to report and pay for energy-related emiss...

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IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting framework

Business Regulation IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting framework

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

IIRC releases prototype of integrated reporting fr...

IIRC publishes prototype reporting model to integrate non-financial data onto financial statements which will be tested by more than 80 businesses Rea...

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Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal

Corporate Governance Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal

9y Jessica Shankleman

Carbon taxes should boost Green Deal

Consumer Focus study says energy efficiency could drive economic growth and lift millions of people out of fuel poverty Read More...

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Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks

Corporate Governance Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural capital” risks

9y James Murray

Accountants guilty of ignoring material “natural c...

New report confirms growing numbers of businesses accept seriousness of natural capital risks, but reporting on environmental impacts remains patchy R...

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IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

Accounting Firms IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

9y Rachael Singh, Writer

IFAC and IIRC sign integrated reporting deal

IFAC and IIRC sign a memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation and coordination on integrating environmental data into financial reports Rea...

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PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

Corporate Governance PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

9y James Murray

PwC to call on clients to think before you fly

Consultancy giant to work with clients to try to tackle rising emissions from business trips, Accountancy Age's sister publication BusinessGreen.com r...

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Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

Corporate Governance Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

9y Will Nichols

Tax breaks key to driving green energy investment

Developers call for tax breaks for investments in smaller clean energy projects as way of bridging funding gap Read More...

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Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

Corporate Governance Treasury finally publishes definition of "environmental tax"

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

Treasury finally publishes definition of "environm...

HM Treasury publishes highly anticipated definition of which taxes are considered green following confusion from industry Read More...

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Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax

Corporate Governance Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax

10y Jessica Shankleman

Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environment...

Treasury accused of removing levies from official definition of environmental tax in order to show proportion of revenue from green taxes will rise Re...

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IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

Accounting Standards IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting framework

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

IIRC releases outline of integrated reporting fram...

International Integrated Reporting Council releases timeframe for publication of integrated reporting framework Read More...

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Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams

Corporate Governance Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue streams

10y Gary Davies

Carbon reporting opens floodgate for new revenue s...

With the government's drive to force large companies to report emissions, practices could do well to invest in green advisory services, explains Gary ...

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CBI: Green reports could duplicate workload

Business Regulation CBI: Green reports could duplicate workload

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

CBI: Green reports could duplicate workload

Businesses and accountants could see workload duplicated, and may be unprepared for assurance on reports Read More...

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Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

Business Regulation Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

10y James Murray

Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbo...

Nick Clegg confirms companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report on their carbon emissions from next year Read More...

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IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

Corporate Governance IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

A new global standard to assure greenhouse gas statements is published by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board Read More...

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PwC: Utilities struggling to cope with 80% rise in energy demand

Corporate Governance PwC: Utilities struggling to cope with 80% rise in energy demand

10y Will Nichols

PwC: Utilities struggling to cope with 80% rise in...

Survey of energy industry executives reveals growing concerns over blackout risks Read More...

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Businesses hit by environmental budget

Corporate Governance Businesses hit by environmental budget

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

Businesses hit by environmental budget

Chancellor George Osborne announces changes to levies and incentives to encourage greener behaviour from businesses Read More...

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Budget2012: Carbon tax could be introduced

Corporate Governance Budget2012: Carbon tax could be introduced

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

Budget2012: Carbon tax could be introduced

Carbon Reduction Committment is "burecratic" and could be replaced with an alternatibe tax Read More...

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Big Four rank high up on corporate responsibility index

Accounting Firms Big Four rank high up on corporate responsibility index

10y Rachael Singh, Writer

Big Four rank high up on corporate responsibility ...

Big Four firms pick up gongs in the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index awards Read More...

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Technology promises to make green reports easier to navigate

Corporate Governance Technology promises to make green reports easier to navigate

10y James Murray

Technology promises to make green reports easier t...

New XBRL tagging system to help investors and stakeholders better track firms' environmental performance Read More...

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KPMG sponsored Energy report branded 'shoddy nonsense'

Corporate Governance KPMG sponsored Energy report branded 'shoddy nonsense'

10y Jessica Shankleman

KPMG sponsored Energy report branded 'shoddy nonse...

AF Consult launches heavily criticised report on the costs of UK green energy targets, after sponsor KPMG walked away from findings Read More...

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Calculating the true price of carbon reporting

Corporate Governance Calculating the true price of carbon reporting

10y Peter Grant

Calculating the true price of carbon reporting

Exxon Mobil’s £2.7m fine for misreporting carbon is just the tip of the iceberg if companies don’t take carbon reporting seriously warns Peter Grant R...

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