Non-Financial Reporting In Emerging Economies Central and South-East Europe

  • Aurel Lupu University “1 Decembrie 1918” of Alba Iulia, Romania
  • Raluca Ivan University “1 Decembrie 1918” of Alba Iulia, Romania
Keywords: non-financial reporting (NFR), non-financial information (NFI) integrated reporting, corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting, sustainability reporting, environmental reporting


The research currently presented is related to non-financial reporting and the prevailing reporting practices employed by enterprises posing risks to the environment. The worldwide economy is in a continuous change and the companies must face all the new challenges to assure a good development of their business. One of the most pressing challenge is related to the reporting of information in an integrate form. It is considered that the traditional model of financial reporting does not represent a comprehensive image to assess the previous and future performance of a company. According to the Directive 2014/95/EU regulations, reporting of non-financial information encompasses three major areas: environmental, social, and labour. Each is equally important, though environmental issues seem of particular significance in enterprises posing risks to the environment. The natural environment and its protection are important from the viewpoint of future generations. The transition from voluntary disclosure of non-financial information to mandatory regulation in the EU has taken place due to continuous increasing needs to have more transparency and rigor of information disclosed by companies. Indeed, voluntary reporting of CSR has many aspects of weakness, it is difficult to compare the information of different companies; it is a tool to avoid regulation; lack of execution and accountability; and leads to rhetoric, as corporations continue to create many problems for society.


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How to Cite
Lupu, A., & Ivan, R. (2021). Non-Financial Reporting In Emerging Economies Central and South-East Europe. LUMEN Proceedings, 15, 94-101.