Reporting the business model. The European Lab Project Task Force on the reporting of non-financial risks and opportunities and the linkage to the business model (PTF-RNFRO) organised a webinar to give insights into the findings of its report Towards Sustainable Businesses: Good Practices in Business Model, Risks and Opportunities Reporting in the EU, including user and preparer perspectives on its usefulness.
Jean-Paul Gauzès, EFRAG Board President and European Lab Steering Group Chair, provided the introduction and Saskia Slomp, EFRAG CEO guided the webinar and provided the final remarks.
Key-note speakers of the webinar included Pascal Durand, EP rapporteur on the CSRD, and Alain Deckers, head of EC DG FISMA unit Corporate Reporting, Audit & Credit Rating Agencies and European Lab Vice-Chair, who set the scene for the webinar discussion.
Nancy Kamp-Roelands, European Lab Steering Group member and Professor of non-financial information, integrated reporting, and assurance at the University of Groningen, moderated the panel discussion with the following PTF-RNFRO members:
– Emilie Beral, PTF-RNFRO Member, Executive Director – Methods, Innovation, Quality at Vigeo Eiris (VE)
– Gloria Mazzocco, PTF-RNFRO Member, Group Accounting Advisory at Enel Group
– Dawn Slevin, Co-chair of the PTF-RNFRO, Managing Director of ELS Europe
– Saskia Slomp concluded the webinar by emphasising the key objective of the PTFRNFRO report to identify good practices and subsequently stimulating enhanced reporting by companies. She noted the report findings could be one of the inputs for the Project Task Force on European Sustainability Reporting Standards (PTF-ESRS).
The summary report, that provides an overview of the event, has been prepared for the convenience of European constituents.