Monday, June 27, 2022

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Many ways leading to Net Zero

| 273 asset management companies committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, in line with global...

Eurosif on the ESG Ratings Market

|Eurosif informed about the key points of the response to the European Commission, responding to the public consultation on the functioning of the ESG...

Value Reporting Foundation: Integrated Reporting Framework

| Integrated Reporting – articulating a future path As we are progressing with the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) consolidation process, and after the IFRS Foundation...

Creating a baseline of investor-focused sustainability disclosure

| Leading global investors commend direction of IFRS Sustainability Exposure Drafts Investors representing over US$53 trillion in assets, hailing from Asia, the European Union, North...

International Day of Biological Diversity | Collaboration is key to meet targets

| Mitigating biodiversity loss demands corporate accountability By Harold Pauwels, Director of Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) As 22 May marks the International Day of Biological...

CFA Institute: Technology and Product Personalization Fuel Investor Trust

| Increased Use of Technology and Product Personalization Fuel Investor Trust, CFA Institute Investor Trust Study Reveals CFA Institute published Enhancing Investors’ Trust – the 2022...
European Commission

Progress on corporate transparency in EU

| GRI remains committed to alignment as draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards unveiled The publication of the exposure drafts for the new European Sustainability Reporting Standards...

NGFS: Enhancing market transparency in green and transition finance

| NGFS publishes a report on enhancing market transparency in green and transition finance The NGFS released the report “Enhancing Market Transparency in Green and Transition...

Partnership for responsible business in Africa

| GRI and SECO collaborate to grow regional capacity for sustainability reporting A program to support more business in the African region to engage with...

SDGs: The Rising Tide

|Harnessing business-led innovation for a better future GRI podcasts on the SDGs explore industry support for tackling inequalities How can businesses around the world take action...

The color of microfinance funds was always dark green!

| Q&A with Günther Kastner, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, I-AM Impact Asset Management Sustainability is becoming more and more mainstream in the investment industry....

GRI & IFRS to align sustainability standards

IFRS Foundation and GRI to align capital market and multi-stakeholder standards to create an interconnected approach for sustainability disclosures The IFRS Foundation and Global...

Coal: Managing the impacts of a sector in transition

| GRI launches new standard to address sustainability challenges facing coal companies How can a sector that is responsible for 30% of global carbon emissions be...

UN tax convention would ‘advance tax transparency’

| GRI backs sustainability credentials of proposed Convention on Tax GRI has strongly welcomed the proposal for a UN Convention on Tax – published this month...

Credibility through accountability: setting the standard | GRI

‘Greenwashing’ concerns can’t be addressed without effective reporting standards What is the role of the various ESG standards, frameworks, ratings and rankers, when it comes...
Guillaume Périgois

EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board

Role of the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board The EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board is responsible for all sustainability reporting positions of EFRAG including technical advice to...
Investor action and real economy impact needed - PRI

IPCC: Alarm bells ringing loud and clear | PRI

Commenting after the launch of the IPCC’s report, “Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”, Sagarika Chatterjee, Director of Climate and Environment at the...

Blue economy & plastic waste in the oceans | Swimming from Durban to Cape Town

The level of understanding for the Blue Economy and the need to protect our oceans is rising. CEO of Breathe, Sarah Ferguson, will be...
European Commission

ESMA’s Roadmap for Sustainable Finance 2022-2024

Building on ESMA’s 2020 Strategy on Sustainable Finance, the Roadmap sets out ESMA’s deliverables on sustainable finance and how they will be implemented over the...
GRI CEO global role

The case for impact-focused reporting is as clear as black-and-white

By Eelco van der Enden, CEO of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Last month saw the annual letter to CEOs from BlackRock’s Larry Fink land in...

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