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TCFD Publishes Final Status Report and Next Steps

November 1, 2023 Issue

The sixth and final status report prepared by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) was released in October. The Task Force said it continued to see “significant momentum around adoption and support of... Read full issue >Read full issue >

Banks and Institutional Asset Owners Aim for Net Zero Emissions

October 15, 2023 Issue

The UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA), formed in 2019, is a member-led initiative of institutional investors committed to transitioning their investment portfolios to net-zero GHG emissions by year 2050 – a tall... Read full issue >Read full issue >

Asking Stakeholders For Their Opinions – Will This Help to Shape ISS ESG Ratings?

October 1, 2023 Issue

Corporate executives and board members may wonder what specific factors are shaping the scores and ratings assigned to their companies by the major ESG ratings agencies. These include MSCI, Sustainalytics (part of Morningstar),... Read full issue >Read full issue >

How role based ESG can change a firm from the ground up

September 28, 2023 Issue

We’ve reached an all-time high in sustainability reporting, according to the Governance & Accountability Institute which points out that today 96% of S&P 500 companies publish ESG reports in some form, along with 81% of Russell... Read full issue >

California Moves First on Mandating Corporate GHG Emissions Disclosure

September 15, 2023 Issue

Critics have often called it "the Californication of America" when CA lawmakers move to address an important issue head-on. The good news is that across the land progressive thinkers celebrate many such developments in the... Read full issue >Read full issue >

Asset Managers Increase Spending for ESG Data While Opponents Push Back on ESG Practices

September 1, 2023 Issue

Such is the state of the anti-ESG movement as we enter Fall 2023: The State of Florida’s legislature recently passed, and Governor DeSantis signed, an “anti-ESG” law that they hope will ensure Florida’s position as the “standard... Read full issue >Read full issue >

The “Future” of the Climate Change Crisis is Here Today – Whether U.S. Politicos Agree or Not

August 15, 2023 Issue

As we prepare this issue of the Sustainability Newsletter, we cannot look away from six facts. Fact: Three new Atlantic Ocean hurricanes are in formation and moving over warmer ocean waters toward the Caribbean Basin islands.... Read full issue >Read full issue >

As We Await SEC’s Final Climate Risk Disclosure Rule …Any Hints?

August 1, 2023 Issue

Can you read tea leaves? No doubt that is what both corporate sector and capital markets leaders are doing as they peruse the possible meanings of SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s recent comments at the FSOC (Financial Stability... Read full issue >Read full issue >

3 Reasons To Elevate Your Procurement Function Beyond Cost Savings

July 26, 2023 Issue

According to a 2022 report by the Governance and Accountability Institute, 96% of S&P 500 companies now publish ESG reports in some form. Moreover, 31% of CEOs indicated in the same KPMG survey that a focus on ESG improves... Read full issue >

Challenges For Corporate Managers in the Changing ESG Reporting & Disclosure Environment

July 15, 2023 Issue

Today, organizations and their leaders find themselves attempting to navigate in a complex and fast changing environment for ESG and Sustainability -- where there are many simultaneously developing policies around the world, and... Read full issue >Read full issue >

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