Review of Sustainable Development Goals Disclosures in Egypt
International Accounting and Reporting Issues – 2019 Review. Geneva: United Nations publication issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), pp: 13-22. ISBN: 978-92-1-112989-2, eISBN: 978-92-1-005245-0
Posted: 21 Jan 2021
Date Written: December 31, 2020
This chapter examines the reporting practices of enterprises in Egypt on their contributions towards the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The study is based on a survey of the thirty listed companies on the Egyptian Stock Exchange. The 2017 annual reports and sustainability reports of the sample companies were examined for this study. The objectives of this chapter are to: (a) Shed light on the importance of SDGs; (b) Observe the level of implementation of the SDGs by corporations in Egypt; (c) Provide an overview of the 2030 agenda commitment in Egypt; (d) Examine the Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) in Egypt; and (e) identify factors that contribute to success and challenges encountered in reporting on the SDGs.
Keywords: Disclosure, Egypt, GCI, SDGs
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