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Sustainability Organisations Publish Draft Climate-Related Disclosure Standards

Consortium provides prototype climate-related financial disclosure standards, following earlier pledge to collaborate. By Paul A. Davies and Michael D. Green A group of leading sustainability and integrated reporting organisations has published a paper addressing standards for reporting on enterprise value and presenting prototypes of climate-related financial disclosure standards (the Paper). The co-authors include the Carbon … Continue Reading

European Commission Launches Consultation on Sustainable Corporate Governance

The proposed initiative would embed sustainability in companies’ corporate governance frameworks and their business strategies. By Paul A. Davies and Michael D. Green On 26 October 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) launched a public consultation on a proposed sustainable corporate governance framework. The Commission is seeking views from a broad range of stakeholders, including, … Continue Reading

The EU Recovery Fund: “Building Back Better” in a Post-COVID-19 World

Do European Commission ambitions signal a new, more sustainable direction of travel for the EU and globally? By Paul Davies and Michael Green On 27 May 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) announced a €750 billion stimulus fund aimed at helping the economies of the EU member states recover from the shock sustained as a … Continue Reading

France’s Energy Mix Remains Uncertain with Nuclear Decommissioning Expected

By Paul Davies and Michael Green France adopted an ambitious energy transition package in August 2015 that sets out various targets designed to achieve the gradual de-carbonisation and increased sustainability of its economy. The package includes consumption reduction targets, energy production cuts and provisions for a long-term programming scheme for public authorities to manage the … Continue Reading
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