Any organization in the public and the private sector engaged in the agenda on enterprise reporting can submit the application reflecting its policy, institutional or capacity building activity at the national or international level, aimed:

  • to encourage or assist enterprises to publish data on their contribution to the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
  • and/or to assist Governments in assessing the private sector contribution to the implementation of the SDGs;
  • to enhance the quality and comparability of companies’ reporting and facilitate dissemination of the best practices in assurance of the non-financial reporting.

Applying organizations could include, among others, Government agencies (e.g. regulatory entities for financial and/or non-financial reporting), Professional Accountancy Organizations, academic institutions, enterprises, investors, etc.

Initiatives in the area of sustainability and SDG reporting could include, for example, the following:

 Awards initiatives
 Dissemination of good reporting practices
 Cooperation with/ building on existing initiatives
 Coordination efforts for alignments of the reporting requirements
 Guidelines for reporting frameworks
 Index and benchmark mechanisms
 Knowledge hubs platforms/ Data repositories
 National regulatory requirements
 SDG/ESG reporting facilitation/ acceleration
 Strategic partnership
 Training initiatives

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