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The Buzz About U.S. Corporate Sustainability Reporting Trends

A comment often heard several decades ago in sustainability and ESG investing circles was that U.S.-headquartered companies were distinct laggards in disclosing information and especially performance data on their environmental,... Read full issue >Read full issue >

TCFD Publishes Final Status Report and Next Steps

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

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?

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

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

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

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 >

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