The IFRS Foundation and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have signed an agreement to align their sustainability disclosure and reporting standards.

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IFRS Foundation launches sustainability working group New collaboration aims to harmonise sustainability accounting initiatives In a bid to fast forward convergence in global sustainability reporting standards, the trustees of the IFRS Foundation have set up a working group. The group is aimed at structured engagement with initiatives focused on enterprise value reporting, with a view […]

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Tax Secrecy: GRI Consultation, New Minerva Guidelines Academic research has found that tax avoidance can increase the risk of share price crash [1] and the public revelation of aggressive tax avoidance can result in negative investor reaction and potential significant reputational costs[2]. Tax management is therefore a strategic business issue which can pose a material financial risk […]

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It’s an old saying with a grain of truth, if you want something done, ask a busy person. Which is exactly what 50 + major investment professionals have done by joining the Social Investment Forum’s request to the SEC for improved ESG reporting from US-listed companies. The Social Investment Forum (SIF) and its co-signatories have […]

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