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ESG Ratings, What do they mean?
ESG Ratings… What do they Mean? ESG ratings help investors identify the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities present within an organization. As a growing number of companies are publicly reporting on ESG matters, data providers are capturing this information in an effort to formulate a score of how well a company performs…
SASB STANDARDS & UN SDGs ALIGN
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global set of goals, targets, and indicators developed by the United Nations to guide countries, communities, and organizations in their work to create a more sustainable future. These SDGs are intended to address all aspects of sustainable development spanning a wide range of environmental and social…
Qualified Women Directors: Where Can Corporations Find Them?
Over the last two years, institutional investors such as BlackRock and State Street have openly expressed frustration with companies who do not have enough women on their boards and are also supporting programs like the “Fearless Girl Campaign.” In addition, companies can be proactive and expand their search avenues by considering programs that are specifically designed…
What if every company gave 1%?
It is encouraging to see how investors are increasingly requesting information on sustainability with emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Europe has been ahead of the U.S. with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and many U.S. companies have been following these standards in response to investors’ needs. In 2018, the Sustainability Standards Board…
Our clients often have questions when considering the use of SASB standards in their sustainability reporting process. In this post, SASB helps to clear up common misconceptions regarding the application of the SASB standards. Read more
LINKING ESG METRICS TO FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
LINKING ESG METRICS TO FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE CFOs, CAOs and Controllers are asking how ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) disclosures relate to financial statements. Currently, there are many existing sustainability reporting frameworks and it is difficult to focus on what is appropriate from a financial perspective. Sustainability reporting frameworks such as GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), the…
ESG IN A NUTSHELL
ESG IN A NUTSHELL: RISK & REPORTING At a recent corporate directors’ association meeting, one of the members in the audience asked the panelists: Is there a top ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) metric companies can focus on? Another one asked: Should a corporate board form a sustainability committee? These are the ESG questions board…
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