Row over pay for non-execs; JD Sports governance overhaul; EU agrees on CSRD; and do mandatory US climate disclosures impede free speech?
Researchers say firms may exaggerate their ESG performance over fears that investors will divest from their stock.
Mazars survey reveals 82% of executives plan to increase investment in IT systems, while 75% plan to boost spending on sustainability.
Experts warn ESG risks “mission drift” amid geopolitical and economic challenges, such as the war in Ukraine and energy prices.
Legal experts are highlighting a host of issues with the proposals, from scope and standards to a lack of protection for whistleblowers.
Recognition that significant change is needed and determination to drive progress are vital if boards are to improve sustainability.
Scrooge strikes again; BT faces takeover; NGOs call for sustainable governance; fallout from Carillion continues; Faber lands new role.
The proposal raises the possibility of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive being applied to UK firms trading online in the EU.
Linking KPIs to sustainability targets results in complexity. A focus on corporate purpose is a better way to tackle climate change.
Singular pursuit of net-zero by 2050 could exacerbate inequality and derail our chances of a climate-resilient future.