sustainability committee, green boardroom

8 June, 2020

Measuring stakeholder capitalism: ESG, metrics and the board’s role

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: ESG, Metrics & the Board’s Role ...
City of London, financial, banking

26 March, 2020

FRC warns firms to be candid about prospects of corporate failure

The UK’s financial reporting regulator expects more companies to report “material uncertainties” about their future prospects in the coming reporting season and warned companies to be clear abou...
temporary measures

24 March, 2020

Regulators must grant boards flexibility during Covid-19 crisis

The outbreak and spread of coronavirus has put real pressure on all aspects of human life including the functioning of our corporate governance framework. In order to support directors over this perio...
boardroom

5 March, 2020

Section 172 reporting is an opportunity to increase transparency

For well-run companies, the new requirement to report on how their boards have discharged their duty under Section 172 (S172) of the Companies Act to "have regard to" the interests of employees, custo...
Warning sign alerting climate risk

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 building

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...