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California’s disclosure bills are revolutionary, yes – but CDP data proves many companies are already prepared

By |2023-09-25T10:07:20-04:00September 25, 2023|Categories: ESG, SDG, CER, GRI, FSC, LCA, WELL|

The “California effect” is in motion yet again, advancing environmental transparency for the good of the nation and the rest of the world. With the passage of SB 253 and SB 261 through the state legislature, California essentially now requires major corporations that do business in the state to disclose their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provide other key climate-related financial risk data to the public.

It’s a remarkable move, notably going even further than the proposed rule set forth by the SEC last year – unlike the SEC’s disclosure rule, California’s bills SB 253 and SB 261 would include both public and

A call for an ISSB reporting standard on human rights and social issues

By |2023-09-20T10:57:11-04:00September 20, 2023|Categories: ESG, SDG, CER, GRI, FSC, LCA, WELL|

They say, ”what gets measured gets managed”. If that’s true, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) consultation on its future priorities will be of crucial importance to managing the world’s social and environmental sustainability challenges.

The ISSB was created to provide a global baseline for sustainability-related financial reporting standards. It aims to help investors assess and manage material issues based on comparable and decision-useful corporate information, across jurisdictions.

In the PRI’s response to the Consultation on Agenda Priorities, we call, among other

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