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.
Companies That Do Well Also Do Good
Is there a link between how well companies deliver on their social mission and whether they create long-term value for shareholders?
Climate Change Reporting: A Catalyst for Change
As the effects of climate change become more prominent, they will become more and more visible in financial statements, says IASB's chair.
Shareholder Engagement Disclosures Shot Up in 2018
Appeasing investors with shareholder engagement disclosures was a significant trend this year: Equilar report.
Human Capital Reporting Standards Finally Arrive
Will the new ISO standard prompt companies to begin voluntarily reporting an assortment of human capital metrics?
Is Sustainability Fading from Board Agendas?
If news events in 2017 swayed directors to more highly value sustainability disclosures, the effect has apparently worn off in 2018, a study suggests.
How to Quench Investors’ Thirst for ESG Information
A large proportion of investors have recently assigned greater importance to companies' environmental, social, and governance factors.
Index Funds Exert Growing Power Over Companies
With massive amounts of investment rolling in, index funds are increasingly driving corporate decision-making.