Why don’t accounts add up when it comes to tax?

10th August 2021

CAN has published a report that reviews tax disclosures in the accounts of Tesco plc. The question  asked is ‘do the accounts add up when
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The Productivity Insights Network – research results

The Corporate Accountability Network was a partner in two projects with the University of Sheffield in 2020/21. Both were funded by the Productivity Insights Network.
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An update on funding

A funding update for CAN has now been posted to the website. That update and links to our accounts are available here.

Corporate Accountability Network – an update on funding

23rd February 2020

The Corporate Accountability Network (CAN) is a not for profit company funded by grants and fees, if these are generated. In February 2020 the CAN
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Activist investors are increasingly interested in climate change

5th December 2019

Three new reports suggest that matters are proceeding apace with regard to climate change accounting. The first refers to the appointment of Mark Carney, the
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UK boards are neglecting their climate change responsibilities

4th December 2019

Harvey Nash (who are a recruitment and executive search agency) has reported that: Almost half of UK boards (46%) spent zero hours discussing climate change
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The latest guide to sustainable cost accounting is now out

The latest guide to sustainable cost accounting is now out, incorporating feedback from recent meetings at which the issue has been discussed. Download the guide
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We cannot account for the Green New Deal with voluntary measures: accounting standards are necessary

28th November 2019

Yesterday the Guardian, amongst many members, noted a new report from leading climate scientists printed in Nature, a leading science journal. As the Guardian said:
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If the US Business Roundtable is serious it has to demand accounting reform to deliver stakeholder accountability

20th August 2019

The US-based Business Roundtable issued a press release yesterday stating that it has reconsidered the purpose of business. This is significant. That is because many
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We need a new NGO to demand the accounts we really deserve

30th July 2019

This article was in Ethical Consumer, published in July 2019, and was written by Richard Murphy, CAN’s director: Our economy works by mixing the fortunes
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