Global standard-setters unite on sustainability reporting

Global standard-setters unite on sustainability reporting Five leading global reporting standard-setters have agreed to work together to develop a comprehensive sustainability reporting regime for companies. The breakthrough was announced on 11 September in a joint statement from the CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the International Integrated Reporting Council […]

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US regulators seek to untangle ESG duty as UK pushes ahead

Pension fund investors in the United States may need to prove allocations made under their environmental, social and governance policies are primarily aiming for a financial return should proposed new rules be enacted. At the end of June, the Department of Labor (DoL) announced it was recommending the enactment of a rule that would provide […]

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ESG factors emerging markets

Whilst, in broad terms, ESG factor disclosures by companies in Emerging Markets is not yet at the level of Developed Markets, it continues to improve, and indeed what we now think of as ESG factor considerations have been present in the running of such companies for many years, according to Geoffrey Mazullo of Emerging Markets […]

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