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Stay informed about the latest research and guidance from ESG Lynk® about sustainability reporting recommended best practices.

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The VRF’s consolidation into the IFRS Foundation is now complete

August 11, 2022

On August 1, 2022, The International Financial Reporting (IFRS) Foundation announced the completion of the consolidation of the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) into the IFRS Foundation.  The IFRS Foundation’s new International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) now oversees the SASB Standards and will work to develop a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures for the capital…

Purpose and Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Purpose, ESG & DEI

September 19, 2021

Purpose and Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) have far more depth and dimension than previously addressed. Purpose and DEI are embedded in the “G” and “S” of ESG providing both the foundation and the heartbeat that brings sustainability to life. Purpose defines the reason an organization exists. It also defines why a human being exists.…

ESG Path to Energy Transition

ESG Path to Energy Transition

September 1, 2021

Two complex subjects are driving pain and gain in the energy industry – the Energy Transition and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Every energy company must establish and defend its role in the transition to a lower carbon landscape – including power generators, oil exploration & production companies, infrastructure, and service providers. Since the impacts…

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IIRC and SASB form the Value Reporting Foundation

July 12, 2021

In June 2021, The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability accounting Standards Board (SASB) officially announced their merger into a unified organization, the Value Reporting Foundation. The Value Reporting Foundation offers a comprehensive suite of resources designed to help businesses and investors develop a shared understanding of enterprise value – how it is…

Renewable Energy Companies and ESG

Do renewable energy companies need ESG reports?

October 26, 2020

Solar, wind, fuel cell, and biofuel renewable energy companies operate with the distinction of contributing to the low carbon energy landscape. They are innovative, green, and are disrupting markets and industries. The fuel and power may be clean, but are these companies good stewards of the environment – and of investors’ capital? Do green companies…



October 15, 2020

Companies are often exposed to the business risks of their supply chain. Through the identification of financially-material ESG metrics that link to a Company’s strategy, the organization can strengthen supplier relationships while supporting the attainment of its own sustainability goals.   Benefits Companies who incorporate ESG metrics into their purpose and strategy enhance their stakeholder…

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ESG Lynk Partners with TXCPA

September 25, 2020

ESG Lynk is pleased to announce our partnership with the Texas Society of CPAs to offer ways for the CPA community to learn about ESG reporting while earning CPE credit!! The title of our course is ESG Reporting: understanding the basics and covers the following topics: • What is ESG? • Why report on ESG…

Relevant Sustainability Reporting

Relevant Sustainability Reporting

September 3, 2020

An important characteristic of financial information is Relevance. Relevance relates to information that users need and is expected to affect their decisions about a company. Relevance is also critical when it relates to reporting on the non-financial data of a company. The expectations of financial markets are changing. Investors increasingly want to see the non-financial…

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Are you telling your story?

August 31, 2020

The expectations of financial markets are changing as investors increasingly want to see ESG performance data. When sustainability leverages environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors, it gives investors confidence. It ensures that relevant issues are not hidden below the surface of a current or potential target investment. When leadership communicates a focus on ESG…


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At ESG Lynk®, we seek to provide simple solutions to our clients. One of the ways we do this is by sharing our research and findings through publications that will assist on your sustainability reporting journey.

Purpose, ESG & DEI

Is Your ESG Report Audit Proof?

Defining Your ESG Strategy

Relevant Reporting


Integrated Reporting

ESG Ratings

ESG In A Nutshell

Linking ESG Metrics to Financial Performance

Engaging  With Suppliers To Meet Sustainability Goals