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Best annual reportsAnnual Report on Annual Reports 2014
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Today’s reporting does not really help explain the dynamics of the business model and the key risks and relationships to which it is exposed.David Phillips, senior corporate reporting partner at PwC
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Report of the monthMarch 2014: SHISEIDO
Good practice: Theme
SPH (Singapore Press Holdings) Annual Report 2013
Annual Report BenchmarkingBeer, wine, spirits
Annual reports 2013
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Since then, we have kept on providing evaluation services to some financial institutions who strive for higher reporting standards and best practice.
However, for consistency, comparability and credibility reasons (chalk it up to the latest financial crises and other stress factors) it has been decided not to select financial sector institutions for the Annual Report on Annual Reports these last years. This does not imply that there are not high-quality reports in the sector. e.com has therefore developed specific evaluation tools for the financial sector.
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