General guidelines for recording, accounting and disclosing of environmental issues, 2006.

Finland Current 2006

The Finnish Accounting Board issued general guidelines for the recording, accounting and disclosing of environmental issues as part of the legally required financial statements. The guidelines are broadly based on the EU commission’s recommendation 2001/453/EU, and are to be interpreted to be a part of binding good accounting practice. The Finnish Accounting Board also issued general guidelines for the compilation of the Board of Directors’ report. Such general guidelines are to be interpreted to be a part of binding good accounting practice.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All reporting entities

Type of instrument

Code of conduct or guideline

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners