Sustainability gets the vote

When Dale Wannen of US investment advisor Sustainvest Asset Management wanted Irish pharmaceuticals company Actavis to publish an annual sustainability report he didn’t just write a letter to the directors, or lobby a regulator for a rule change, he took matters into his own hands and proposed a shareholder resolution.… Read the rest

Sustainability reporting – regulate or not? A brief narrative

Breaking new ground as the first country to require its companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions, the UK government is storming ahead with its business sustainability agenda and is now making it obligatory for all quoted companies to disclose information regarding their wider environmental practices.… Read the rest

Sustainability disclosures – will regulation dilute the narrative?

Breaking new ground as the first country in the world to mandate disclosure of gross global emissions for the entire organisation in its annual report  the UK government is pushing ahead with its business sustainability commitments and will, with effect from this autumn, make it obligatory for all UK quoted companies to disclose information regarding their CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts.… Read the rest