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Double materiality explained

First introduced by the EU Commission as part of the Non-Binding Guidelines on Non-Financial Reporting Update, double materiality essentially expands the traditional concept of materiality.

Materiality is a tricky concept in itself; identifying and measuring material issues can be a challenging proposition. While it might seem that double materiality should be twice as challenging, that doesn’t have to be the case.

Duration: 32m 07s 

Join a session led by Donato Calace, VP of Accounts and Innovation at Datamaran to see how you can achieve double materiality on Datamaran.


  • Learn about the concept of double materiality and what it means to business
  • See how you can run double materiality analysis on Datamaran in real time
  • Understand wider ESG regulatory developments and the rationale behind double materiality.

Update: Datamaran submission to the NFRD public consultation


On 10 June 2020, Datamaran responded to the European Commission on Non-Financial Reporting Directive, focusing on the application of the materiality principle.

Our response can be articulated on four main pillars:

  • Materiality shouldn’t be considered exclusively as a reporting activity, but should be regarded as the foundation for a more complete strategic risk management process.
  • Technology has a dramatic impact on resource efficiency while ensuring accuracy of analysis, quality and auditability of data, and comprehensiveness of insights.
  • ESG rating agencies or investors should take into account a company’s materiality determination process, and not penalize lack of disclosure on non-material indicators.
  • Data driven materiality, based on a robust standardized procedure, would allow to move beyond idea that companies’ accountability consists in along list of indicators to disclose on, and bring it back where it belongs - to the Board.
  • See how Datamaran works

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    Datamaran’s patented technology offers real-time analytics on strategic, regulatory and reputational risks, specific to your business and value chain.

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