The board has a crucial role in identifying, assessing, and monitoring sustainability strategy, including ESG, technology and diversity.
By nurturing innovation in their organisations, boards can hit the ground running to negotiate the ESG challenges ahead.
The International Sustainability Standards Board’s guidance is aimed at improving trust in climate-related disclosures.
Audit committee chairs cite pressure from leaders and investors as a key driver for ESG activity, YouGov research finds.
But the going is slow as the road is beset with difficulties, research on sustainability-related governance reveals.
Auditco chairs will have their work cut out if the role increases to become more ‘outward facing’ and encompass investor relations.
Proxy adviser ISS says recent directives will grant shareholders much greater influence when voting at this year’s European AGMs.
Executives get ESG pay-outs despite ‘inadequate progress’ on carbon emissions, London Business School research suggests.
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This past year saw a rise in climate litigation, with a focus on the commercial sector and the exploration of claims relating to ESG issues.