The world’s leaders get behind the OECD’s revised guidance, which includes sustainability disclosure responsibilities.
While recent speeches by Philip Hammond and Mark Carney—and a Greenpeace protest—have helped to focus attention on climate reporting, a status report from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures says more needs to be done.
Chief of staff at the OECD argues improved governance forms part of the answer to rising inequality and a full recovery from the financial crisis.
Scandals, distrust of big business and a belief that business should be about more than turning a profit are some of the themes underlying the big governance stories in 2016.
Survey reveals complexity in European tax system is biggest compliance burden for companies, while there are significant doubts about impact of efforts to bear tax avoidance among multinationals.
Revised guidelines, backed by the G20, are released to form benchmark for national governance regimes.