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Conflict Minerals: A Head's up for 2017

Jan 09, 2017

In November 2016, Minister’s of the European Parliament and the EU Commission came to an agreement around regulation respecting conflict minerals disclosure. Accordingly, all but the smallest EU importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold and their ores will have to do "due diligence" ... Read More


SASB Releases Part II Provisional Standards for

Consumption Industries

Sept 24, 2015

On September 23rd, 2015, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) issued provisional standards for the “Consumption II” industries, continuing its mission to develop and disseminate accounting measures for publicly ... Read More


Natural capital reporting framework under development – to be available for implementation by CFOs in December 2014.

July 9, 2014

On July 8, the Natural Capital Coalition, a multi-stakeholder organisation focused on promoting natural capital measurement, management, reporting and disclosure for the purpose of business and investor decision making announced they would be developing the Natural Capital Protocol.  Expected to be completed ... Read More


IIRC answers the call for unified corporate reporting standards

July 4, 2014

After much anecdotal evidence and research support, international standards setters are answering the call from investors to bring coordination and unification to corporate reporting and standard setting.  While typically participating by committee ... Read More


SASB releases new standards for heavy polluters

June 26, 2014

On June 25th, The Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) released perhaps its most ambitious standard to date, targeting heavy polluting industries. ... Read more


SASB adds more muscle

May 29, 2014

The Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is an independent US-based accredited standard setting organization that develops industry specific ... Read more


SASB releases new exposure documents

May 29, 2014

The US-based Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is currently working on developing three new standards for disclosing material sustainability issues: for non-renewable ... Read more


The GRI steps it up a notch - New standards board to be created for sustainability reporting

May 29, 2014

Applied in an estimated 80% of large companies world-wide, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework is the most commonly used set of sustainability guidelines for ESG reporting. ... Read more














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