Recent sustainability and integrated reporting developments

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25 Oct, 2017

A summary of recent developments at WBCSD, the CFA Institute, and CDP.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released the 2017 edition of Reporting matters. This year’s report also provides insight into the TCFD recommendations, the expanding universe of disclosure requirements and updates on the status of human rights and SDG reporting. The press release on the WBCSD website offers a summary of the key findings and access to the full report.

A survey conducted by the CFA Institute in May 2017 reveals that nearly three-quarters of investment professionals worldwide (73 percent) take ESG factors into consideration in the investment process. The press release on the website of the CFA Institute offers a summary of the key findings and access to the full report.

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released to national editions of its 2017 Climate Changge report analysing data disclosed by companies in India and Japan. Both reports can be downloaded from the CDP website. The 2017 report for India is available in the English language; the 2017 report for Japan is in Japanese.

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