Thanks for the comments posted so far. We too want it to be easier for users to get, interpret and use information; but how: xbrl, better narrative reporting, independent assurance? We want to explore what to change about Corporate Reporting. We also agree there's a need to reconcile different groups. Keep posting your thoughts and ideas, in particular the trailblazers, and we'll explore the topics you raise in future articles.David Littleford, Partner - KPMG in the UK
4. Well and truly broken.
3. Though trailblazers exist, the bottom line is that we still have a long way to go and it’s collaboration that will smooth the path ahead.
Nicole Lawler, Global Director for Climate Change and Sustainability, Total eco Management Limited
2. The challenge - probably unsolvable - is what to change to? There are too many interested, or self interested groups, to allow a common accepted set of standards
1. Corporate reporting is only as old as the users of reports make it. A major problem is occurring because the users have inadequate resource to use the very considerable amount of information that is provided by their invested companies. Readers must invest in more resource.