NIRI encourages disclosure of company-specific ESG metrics

Source: NIRI, 1 February 2019

The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) announced a new policy statement that articulates NIRI’s views on non-financial disclosure by companies regarding ESG (environmental, social, and governance) issues, otherwise known as “corporate sustainability.” NIRI recognizes that ESG information is becoming increasingly integrated into >>> read more

FRC (UK) strengthens Stewardship Code to targets climate disclosure

Source: , 30 January 2019

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on a new Stewardship Code that sets substantially higher expectations for investor stewardship policy and practice. The Code will focus on how effective stewardship delivers sustainable value for beneficiaries, the economy and society. The new >>> read more

Follow the Money: Sustainability Goes Mainstream

Source: GRI, 24 January 2019

In the last two decades, sustainability reporting has gone from an exercise for the largest companies to a necessity to attract investors and meet local and international regulation. But the main benefit of sustainability reporting remains that companies best understand >>> read more

Human Capital Reporting Standards Finally Arrive

Source:, 19 December 2018

A lengthy global effort to create standards for reporting human capital metrics is expected to finally bear fruit this week. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) was scheduled to issue its guidelines for human capital reporting on Tuesday, although insiders say the >>> read more

Corporate Reporting on the SDGs: Mapping a Sustainable Future

Source: , 13 December 2018

PIMCO recently conducted a study on the quality of reporting on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for more than 240 corporate and financial issuers. The SDGs are a globally agreed sustainable development framework consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets to >>> read more