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ISS ESG Launches Automated Portfolio Reporting Solutions for EU Taxonomy, SFDR Compliance

An automated portfolio set up in order to report capabilities to its EU Regulatory Solutions suite has been announced by the Institutional Shareholder Services’ (ISS) responsible investment arm, ISS ESG. The announcement took place on the 1st of September. The objective is to facilitate compliance with the EU Taxonomy reporting obligations and Sustainable Finance Disclosure Requirements

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Switzerland Announces Mandated Climate Reporting for Public Companies, Financials

A planned timeline for mandated climate disclosure for major companies has been announced by the Swiss government. The idea behind this is to join the ranks of nations in order to boost the requirements of sustainability reporting. Public companies, banks and insurance companies with greater than 500 employees, more than CHF 20 million in total

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Public sector lags behind private sector on climate reporting

More than half (56%) of public sector organisations do not currently report on their climate impact as revealed by a recent international survey of public sector professionals by CIPFA, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. This research sets out a baseline from which the evolution of sustainability reporting in the public sector may

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API Unveils New Climate Reporting Template For Natural Gas And Oil Industry

 Following the release of the industry’s Climate Action Framework this spring, the American Petroleum Institute (API) last week unveiled the next step in its efforts to accelerate climate solutions – a new template for individual companies in the natural gas and oil industry to more consistently report and track greenhouse gas (GHG) indicators. While many companies have reported GHG

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High quality disclosures vital for investors ahead of 2021 interim reporting season

Ahead of the 2021 interim reporting season, a review by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has highlighted examples of good practice in company’s interim reporting and areas where further improvements are required. The FRC reviewed the reports of 20 quoted companies across a range of industries to assess the quality of interim reporting. Timely and reliable interim

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EY and Enablon announce environmental, social and governance management and reporting solution

Professional services firm EY and Wolters Kluwer’s sustainability, EHS and operational risk management software business Enablon announced yesterday the launch of a new ESG management and reporting solution. Built on the Enablon cloud software platform, and utilizing the EY team’s ESG knowledge, the solution aims to provide a centralized tool to enable organizations to manage,

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Monitoring & Reporting on Air Emissions for Regulators and the Real World

As organizations increasingly tie air emissions management and reporting to their overall sustainability goals, an already complex job is becoming ever-more unwieldy. In the new ebook from Environment + Energy Leader, Monitoring & Reporting on Air Emissions for Regulators and the Real World, industry experts share practical advice on how to manage these challenges. The Struggle…

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Benchmarks vs. Actual Data: Balancing Accuracy, Effort in GHG Reporting

Here, we discuss how companies — particularly larger, multi-facility enterprises — can ensure they are getting an accurate picture of their energy usage and GHG emissions. Due to a growth in demand for sustainability reporting data in recent years, many organizations have begun quantifying and reporting on their greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). Whether companies aim

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GHG accounting: Getting the numbers right for reporting and disclosure

As more organizations commit to decarbonizing their business through pledge platforms such as net-zero initiatives, the Climate Group’s RE100 program or science-based targets, the scrutiny of progress towards these goals is also increasing. These public commitments combined with increasing pressure from investors are intensifying the demand for financial-grade GHG accounting to underpin sustainability reporting and disclosure. To facilitate accurate

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Enabling companies to report on the SDGs

Updated guidance on linking the Sustainable Development Goals with the GRI Standards It is now even easier for organizations to communicate their efforts to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by using the most widely adopted standards for sustainability reporting – the GRI Standards. An updated version of Linking the SDGs and the GRI Standards has