ESG Targets Gain Foothold in Exec Comp Plans
But compensation committees still struggle to determine which metrics drive the right behaviors and which merely pad executive pay.
Materiality Question Dogs SEC’s ESG Disclosure Project
Will the SEC adhere to the concept of materiality when formulating new climate risk disclosure rules?
Will Public Company ESG Disclosures Come From Shareholders or Regulators?
“The question of what ESG information is missing in our markets is first and foremost a question for investors,” says one SEC commissioner.
CFOs See Silver Linings to Coronavirus Crisis
Grant Thornton reports that more than 60% of CFOs cited improved flexible and remote work environments as an upside of the pandemic.
Five Lessons for CFOs As We Approach 2021
Don't let uncertainty deter your company from growth, but be sure finance keeps a close eye on internal processes and key relationships.
How Finance Leaders Can Drive Sustainability Transformations
The CFO has the opportunity to lead the sustainability conversation by articulating the manifold ways sustainability creates value for the company.
What Are the Top Concerns for Boards in 2020?
The list includes a potential economic downturn, board diversity, corporate reputation, pay equity, cybersecurity, and corporate innovation.
International Tax Reporting Standard Is Finalized
Under the Global Reporting Initiative's new standard, thousands of companies will be voluntarily reporting tax information on a country-by-country basis.
Companies Face Demand for Third-Party CSR Certifications
A host of stakeholders are looking for external verification of companies' claims about the success of their corporate social responsibility programs.
CFOs Can Lead Efforts to Manage Water Risk
Not all of the reasons for focusing on water risk are ESG-related. There are also good business reasons to do so.
Passive & ESG Investing Shake Up Investor Relations
No longer content to be silent bystanders, these growing categories of investors are demanding more outreach from IR pros and CFOs.