Warning sign, climate risks

13 February, 2020

UK government set to implement mandatory TCFD reporting

The move to have UK companies report on climate-related risks using guidelines from the Task Force on Climate-related Fina...
people, crowd, workers, employees

20 January, 2020

Workforce disclosures ‘are not providing the data investors want’

UK companies are failing to provide investors with adequate information about their employees, despite demands from regulation and corporate governance that workforce disclosures should be a central p...
BlackRock

15 January, 2020

BlackRock CEO letter issues warning on sustainability disclosures

Boards and directors have been placed on notice that the world’s biggest fund manager will vote against if they fail to adapt to making sustainability disclosures. The warning to act or lose the ...
climate, climate change, ice melting

2 July, 2019

FRC calls for better reporting of climate-related risks

Over the past few weeks various organisations
workplace, worker, workforce disclosure

7 June, 2019

Why workforce disclosure is a governance issue

We are in an era in which mainstream asset managers are paying closer attention to both the direct impacts and the externalities of their investments. This applies equally to how they deliver sustaina...
wind turbines, ESG

24 May, 2019

New approach aims to improve transparency of ESG information

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is one of the fastest growing areas of investment management—experts believe it could almost double over the next five years. But the problem has...
people, crowd, workers, employees

1 April, 2019

More work needed on workforce disclosures

In an age when companies are coming to terms with calls from all directions to define their societal purpose, it is logical that some should focus on the way workers are treated. Employees form per...
South Africa, corporate governance

22 February, 2019

King IV code change favours quantity over quality

Disclosure is at the heart of corporate governance. To be effective, stakeholders must have access to the information needed to substantiate boardroom claims that the company adheres to governance sta...
documents, business papers, board packs, board papers

14 February, 2019

How information overload can threaten board effectiveness

The composition of boards, their agenda and processes for decision-making are critical to ensuring boards discharge their responsibilities. But the quality of their decision-making is critically depen...
Jenga

1 November, 2016

Insolvencies could be prevented, says pensions adviser

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