Sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, Corporate Govenrance) issues are a key theme of our time. It is a broad and complex issue that will affect all aspects of businesses, from the business model and supply chain to meeting regulatory and legal requirements or controlling costs and attracting and retaining capital, customers and employees.
Sustainability issues offer any organisation new opportunities that, over time, will improve the sustainability of the business, create economic value and contribute to a healthy ecosystem and strong community. Organisations will need to implement higher standards of governance and gain a full understanding of their social and environmental impact in order to remain competitive.
A reliable approach to sustainability requires a clear strategy, good governance and high-quality corporate reporting that covers the full range of sustainability issues.
This will bring clear benefits: increased trust, competitive advantage, greater employee engagement, increased material efficiency through improved business processes and stakeholder loyalty and support.
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Sustainability creates exciting opportunities for companies. It can improve corporate resilience, create economic value and contribute to a healthy ecosystem and strong community. As more businesses embrace sustainability, organisations will need to implement higher standards of governance and gain a full understanding of their social and environmental impact in order to remain competitive.
A solid sustainability approach requires a clear strategy, good governance and quality corporate reporting that addresses the full gamut of environmental, social and governance (ESG) based issues. This will result in clear benefits: increased trust, a competitive edge, greater employee engagement, less waste through improved business processes and loyalty and support from stakeholders.
Depending on where your business is in its sustainability journey, we will assemble a team of area specialists that is focused on your unique needs and can offer solutions aligned with your goals. Whether it’s supply chain awareness, carbon mapping, climate change risk assessments or diversity promotion, we have the expertise and experience to deliver solutions that will support companies for the long-term. We believe our bespoke approach means you’ll always have the right experts for the right project.
In July 2022, new regulations on corporate sustainability reporting will be adopted in the EU. Mazars’ sustainability expert Maud Gaudry explains the ambitious changes that businesses need to be aware of.
With societal expectations increasingly permeating corporate governance, companies need to evolve their business models to embrace lasting value creation that benefits not only the shareholders, but also internal and external stakeholders as well as wider society.
19/01/2021 On 19 January 2021, ecoDa and Mazars hosted an event attracting over 300 participants on the future of Corporate Governance. Boards, investors, and regulators need to work together to enable corporate governance to be effective and to contribute to the long-term sustainable growth of businesses. The virtual event brought together experts from these key stakeholder groups, and also...
Most of the planet’s emissions are produced by cities and their populations: in the coming years urban mobility will have to play a greater role in reducing them. From hydrogen buses and smart traffic lights, to reimagined town plans and data-driven cycle routes, cities around the world are already finding ways to become greener and easier places to live and work.
Concern for climate change has steadily grown over the last decade, with majorities in France, Germany, Spain, the UK, Brazil, Australia , and many other countries, seeing it as a pressing security threat. Natural disasters – such as the 2020 Australian wildfires – and campaigns such as Fridays for the Future have effectively won the argument. Today, climate change is an urgent concern, but...
The new EU's CSRD (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive), effective as of January 2023, will affect almost 50,000 companies in the EU. Watch recording of the webinar focusing on the context of sustainability in the CEE region. You will learn more about how to prepare for changes in non-financial reporting.
For companies interested in enhancing their knowledge on ESG and sustainability, and those with a desire to pursue greater social responsibility, Mazars in Poland offers training in the following thematic areas:
Mazars helps companies to carry out a materiality assessment, as this is the basis and starting point for sustainability and non-financial reporting. Organisations need to identify their most relevant issues and determine what should be reported.
Non-financial reporting is increasingly important for companies because it helps them build trust and strengthens their credibility. It enables companies to show their activities in environmental and social impacts, supply chain, corporate diversity and other areas of sustainability. We provide a full range of sustainability reporting solutions so you can present your story in a profound and authentic way.
Taking action towards implementing Net Zero and reducing your organisation's environmental footprint demonstrates that your organisation is acting responsibly and, moreover, contributing to the national and international goals of the Net Zero strategy. Mazars will help you understand the details of your Net Zero strategy commitments and ensure that a coherent emissions reduction strategy is aligned with your business and operations.