On Sustainability Reporting

This is HUGE. Also, Michael Bloomberg is on the Board of the SASB. Yes, the man from Trilateral/WEF/CFR/etc – conflicts of interest abound

Corporate Governance

In 1987, the World Commission on Environment and Development (The Brundtland Report (1987), Our Common Future, Oxford University Press.), defined sustainability as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.  Since then, the effects of climate-change have become more apparent and the need for sustainability more urgent. Indeed, sustainability has become such a watchword that some companies now treat it as a public relations slogan, promoting the sustainability of their production of sustainable products, without evidence, measurement, or reporting. Other companies take the challenge more seriously, recognising that investors and other stakeholders need information on how sustainability affects the companies’ value. But the challenges of sustainability measurement and reporting remain.

Now, IFRS has introduced two exposure drafts on sustainability disclosure standards. These are:

S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information

S2 Climate-related Disclosures

I suspect…

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