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.
Agribusiness Bonanza Rises in China for Syngenta
CFO Mark Patrick discusses the enormous business opportunities available to Syngenta now that it's owned by a big Chinese company.
Prioritize Trust or Risk Your Bottom Line
More than half of 7,000 companies examined experienced a material drop in trust at some point during the past two-and-a-half years.
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.
Tax Cuts Impacting Board Decisions: Survey
A survey from BDO said corporate directors are reevaluating launching new businesses as they conduct reviews of their firms' total tax liabilities.
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.
Sustainability Should Be on the Mid-Market CFO’s Agenda
Mid-market firms can be resource-constrained, but when it comes to sustainability their nimbleness can be an advantage.
Black Rock Chief Tells CEOs to Behave like Citizens
But billionaire investor Sam Zell wonders when it was that BlackRock CEO Larry Fink “had been made God."
Closing the Confidence Gap in Sustainability Data
The use of effective internal controls around sustainability performance data is not just a 'nice to have'; it’s a must-have.
Pressed by Investors, CFOs Awake to Sustainability
Finance chiefs' indifference to sustainability is slowly — and irreversibly — starting to change, a corporate valuation expert observes.
Sustainability Disclosures Fall Short
Eighty-one percent of companies divulged some information about material sustainability risks in 2015, but the reports often lacked consistency.