NEWS: C-suite priorities, 1 June, 2023
Leaders are positive about growth despite economic uncertainty
Sustainability and technology are strategic priorities for boards in 2023, Mazars’ annual barometer of the C-suite finds.
NEWS: Sustainability due diligence, 1 June, 2023
Pressure builds on EU to amend due diligence rules
More companies have added their voices to the call to make the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive align with UN standards.
NEWS: Investor activism, 31 May, 2023
Norges Bank leads investor voting against Exxon and Chevron
The fund seeks to push the companies into speeding up their climate transition plans and acting to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
NEWS: ESG, 30 May, 2023
‘Change fiduciary laws’ to end ESG battle in US
Academics suggest a truce between left and right, based on separating political issues from investment decisions.
NEWS: Governance, 25 May, 2023
Corporate governance code review boosts internal controls
UK watchdog’s proposals include giving audit committees greater reporting responsibilities and addressing ‘overboarding’.
INSIGHT: Climate change, 23 May, 2023
How climate change alters the financial landscape
To achieve sustainability, companies and boards will need to look not only to their operations, but also to their finances.
COMMENT: ESG, 15 May, 2023
ESG: Should E and S break up with G?
In the world of investing, maturity has revealed significant practical shortcomings in combining environmental, social and governance.
NEWS: ESG reporting, 12 May, 2023
Corporates ‘make progress’ with climate disclosure
But the going is slow as the road is beset with difficulties, research on sustainability-related governance reveals.
NEWS: Governance, 10 May, 2023
Governance ‘fails with superstar CEOs’
Beware the rise of chief executives who are accorded special privileges and apparently can do no wrong, research warns.
NEWS: ESG reporting, 4 May, 2023
Research casts doubt on the S in ESG
Many scandal-hit companies were found to have previously presented high ‘social’ performance measures, study shows.