Sustainability & SDGs

July 27, 2023

CA ANZ welcomes momentous step towards harmonising global sustainability reporting

The release by the International Sustainability Standards Board’s (ISSB) of its first two standards marks an important milestone for finance professionals and finance teams, according to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). The ISSB’s standards aim to provide a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures for capital markets […]
July 10, 2023

Nature and biodiversity ascend the ESG agenda

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) topics are currently top of mind in business and finance. Climate change has dominated under the ‘E’ of ESG, but nature and biodiversity are catching up. Three developments have helped drive the momentum: the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures, the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, and the new Global Biodiversity Framework.
July 10, 2023

Professor Adam Dixon shares why sustainable capitalism is the way forward

Some see sustainable capitalism as an oxymoron, others as ‘woke mumbo jumbo’. But to Professor Adam Dixon, inaugural Adam Smith Chair in Sustainable Capitalism at Edinburgh Business School, if this is really the way forwards, it needs to be subject to open and honest enquiry.