UN SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

22 September, 2020

CFO taskforce reveals plan to boost UN Sustainable Development Goals

Last week we got the bad news that the world has failed to hit a single target designed to help save biodiversity on Earth. This week a group of chief financial officers (CFOs) has given the United Na...
world and magnifying glass, Supreme Audit Institutions

14 April, 2020

Auditing global progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

As the Covid-19 pandemic has tragically brought to the fore, most countries face interlinked challenges of entrenched inequalities, uneven access to public goods and insufficient support for those mos...
Mark Carney

8 October, 2019

Mark Carney predicts more action on climate-related risk disclosures

The pressure on companies to provide more and higher quality climate-related risk disclosures is only going to increase, according to the governor of the Bank of England.
UN SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

5 July, 2019

Integrated reporting: a framework for a more sustainable future

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) are working together to help companies report their performance, as the world looks to ach...
solar panels, solar, sustainability, impact, ESG

4 April, 2019

What impact investments mean for boards

Impact investing is making waves in the financial world. Based on the idea that asset managers invest “
impact investing, social impact, money

6 March, 2019

The growth of impact investing and the role of boards

According to data from Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), more than 450 investors allocated US$1.3trn to impact...
workers, employees, staff, workforce, office workers

8 October, 2018

Workforce disclosure – on the agenda and here to stay

Corporate decision-makers are aware that the current and future success of a business often hinges on the talents and motivation of its workers. But until recentl...
supply chain protection

9 March, 2018

Stepping up supply chain protection

There is a global expectation today that all companies respect human rights—that is, the rights of their workers and those whom their operations affect. But social issues, which tend t...
Katharina Latif, Allianz

2 March, 2018

Core strengths: Katharina Latif, Allianz

A team of “crazy experts” preoccupied with what was once deemed an “ivory tower topic,” the climate and sustainability unit at German insurance giant All...
sustainable business, sustainable growth, green economy, sustainable development

6 November, 2017

Sustainable development means securing the future of business

We need to turn our approach to sustainable development on its head. We need to get it out of our minds that committing to sustainable development is about doing ...