Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Tag: Due Diligence

Get ready for Human Rights Due Diligence!

| By Kristina Touzenis, Legal Director Presidium Network and independent consultant on social sustainability  Momentum is clearly growing for mandatory human rights as well as...

The Challenge of Human Rights Due Diligence

The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) introduces  environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure standards and definitions for financial market participants, advisors and  products. One of...

ESG Policy & Strategy – Key Questions

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact  | You may want start asking yourself the following – basic – questions: 1 Has your company adopted a written...

Cyclical Process

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact | For any investor and company who want to be invested in, it would be beneficial to have a...

Awareness and attention towards rights and standards

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact | Start with your strategy/policy. Stating that you “work toward the SDGs” and they say that “you make certain...

ESG as a real sustainability tool

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact | Considering ESG as a real sustainability tool enables investors to identify new sets of financial risks and opportunities....

Private Impact

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact | Respect of Human Rights There is no doubt that business enterprises can impact the entire range of human rights...

Bring it down to “earth”

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact | It is important to understand that many internal violations of rights found in international instruments are dealt with...

ESG Disclosure Best Practice for Municipal Bonds

In the U.S. the Government Finance Officers Association ("GFOA") recommends that governments evaluate the development and disclosure of information regarding the primary environmental risks...

Due Diligence, Supervision and Enforcement Mechanisms

By Kristina Touzenis, Managing Partner BST-Impact Enforcement Mechanisms | Concerning enforcement mechanisms, it is being discussed whether these should be established in the form of judicial...