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June 07, 2022
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Canadian C-Suite Ranks Sustainability, Cybersecurity as High Priorities

CEOs who make progress on sustainability see opportunity where others see cost, an IBM study suggested.

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SPONSORED REPORT: 2022 Global State of the Media Report

Cision’s 2022 Global State of the Media Report is back! Over 3,800 journalists and media professionals were surveyed worldwide to better understand today's media landscape. Get the full picture on how journalists work, what keeps them up at night, and what they really want (and need) from their comms partners.

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Green Still Grey Area for ESG Investors Despite Mounting Scrutiny by Watchdogs in U.S. and Canada

A lack of standardized terms and metrics mean those buying the funds must be wary, investors advocates say.

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SEC Proposes Extensive Climate Change-Related Disclosure Rules

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed rules that, if adopted, would require most U.S. reporting companies to report detailed climate-related information in certain SEC filings. Most of the proposed rules would not apply to Canadian companies that report under the multijurisdictional disclosure system (MJDS). The deadline for commenting on the SEC proposal has been extended to June 17, 2022.

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How ESG Ratings Work and Why They Differ

A walkthrough of some of the popular ESG ratings methodologies, with specific examples as to how they differ, and why it matters for investors.

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Integrated Reporting - Articulating a Future Path

As we are progressing with the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) consolidation process, and after the IFRS Foundation clarified its plans for the SASB Standards, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Chair Andreas Barckow and International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) Chair Emmanuel Faber have communicated plans for the future role, governance and development of the VRF's Integrated Reporting Framework and Integrated Thinking Principles.

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Path to Global Baseline: ISSB Outlines Actions Required to Deliver Global Baseline of Sustainability Disclosures

The IFRS Foundation’s International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) today outlined the necessary steps required to establish a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures.

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Better Human Rights Reporting - Needed Now, But How?

Stakeholder demands are reaffirming that disclosure on human rights related impacts are central to how companies demonstrate accountability.

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Boards Take Stock of ESG

Social movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, concerns over pay equity and the environment and increased requirements for reporting and transparency are all challenging corporate boards.

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