ISAR Workshop

Future directions of the corporate reporting model
Session Type
Side Events
Session Themes
Accounting & Reporting
Room number
13 October 2014
10:00 - 18:00 Europe/Zurich

This workshop will bring together leading international experts on accounting and reporting, key policy makers, regulators, standard-setters and multiple other stakeholders to share perspectives on recent developments in corporate reporting models with a view to promote a more cohesive approach to corporate financial and non-financial reporting, and facilitate its impact on sustainable development. The panel will discuss current challenges in corporate reporting and ways to address these in order to provide fair and useful information on economic activities, as well as activities on corporate social responsibility, environment protection, corporate governance, and impact on sustainable development. The workshop will also discuss existing corporate reporting models, their advantages, challenges, best practice and lessons learned in the process of implementation. The workshop will discuss major international developments in the area of financial reporting, integrated reporting, sustainability reporting, corporate social responsibility and environment reporting, corporate governance disclosure, and their contribution to the ongoing debate on business reporting models and evolving best practice. The panel will also debate a way forward with regard to corporate reporting models with a view to facilitate the impact of accounting and reporting on sustainable development.