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Jul

28

July 28, 2022

Reporting And Communications: How IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards Can Contribute to Further Harmonization

How IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards Can Contribute to Further Harmonization

BSR welcomes and has responded to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)’s two exposure drafts released in March 2022, grounding our comments in 30 years of experience working with member companies.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

7

July 7, 2022

Reporting And Communications: What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

Under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), all large, all listed, and some non-EU companies will be required to report sustainability information against mandatory European Sustainability Reporting Standards. Six things that business should know about the CSRD.

#Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Nov

3

November 3, 2021

Reporting And Communications: The VRF and IFRS Foundation Join Forces: A New Day for ESG Reporting and Disclosure

The VRF and IFRS Foundation Join Forces: A New Day for ESG Reporting and Disclosure

The International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) intends to consolidate the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB). As ESG gains momentum and urgency, it is time to embed sustainability considerations in the basic functioning of the capital markets, which will only happen with universal disclosures that enable consistency.

#ESG #Reporting and Communications

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Oct

8

October 8, 2021

Reporting And Communications: The Stars Are Aligning

The Stars Are Aligning

We are entering the next era of just and sustainable business with a much clearer pathway. BSR Vice President Dunstan Allison-Hope shares a framework around which the field seems to be coalescing.

#Climate Change #ESG #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

13

July 13, 2021

Reporting And Communications: What Companies Need to Know about the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

What Companies Need to Know about the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation is exploring whether and how to set up an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). We discuss three opportunities and risks that businesses should know about the potential new sustainability standards.

#Financial Services #Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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Jun

17

June 17, 2021

Reporting And Communications: The Case for SEC-Mandated Climate and ESG Disclosure

The Case for SEC-Mandated Climate and ESG Disclosure

In response to the SEC's interest in taking steps to require climate disclosure, we discuss crucial steps that the SEC should enable to provide consistent, comparable, and reliable information that will strengthen investors’ ability to make decisions, provide incentives for business to generate long-term value, and lead to a market economy that delivers on society’s greatest needs.

#Climate Change #ESG #Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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Oct

6

October 6, 2020

Reporting And Communications: Is Your Company Ready for the Future of Reporting?

Is Your Company Ready for the Future of Reporting?

The field of sustainability reporting is entering a significant phase of transformation that has the potential to set direction for disclosure over the next decade and more. BSR has developed a perspective to guide engagement in dialogue about the future of reporting.

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May

19

May 19, 2020

Reporting And Communications: A Post-COVID-19 Agenda for Sustainability Reporting

A Post-COVID-19 Agenda for Sustainability Reporting

The world of sustainability reporting after COVID-19 will be very different than the world that preceded it. What should change?

#Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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May

4

May 4, 2020

Reporting And Communications: Sustainability Reporting and Early Lessons from COVID-19

Sustainability Reporting and Early Lessons from COVID-19

BSR has observed several trends emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic and compared them with best practices on reporting. We are sharing these insights here to assist company sustainability teams as they strive to keep stakeholders informed—despite, in many cases, the reality of limited time and diminished resources.

#Reporting and Communications #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

30

January 30, 2020

Reporting And Communications: Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

It was heartening to see many new initiatives and announcements in the run up to and throughout the week at Davos 2020. One that deserves specific attention is the effort to create a single ESG reporting and disclosure framework.

#ESG #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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