Understanding the Impact of Recent SEC Updates on Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, and Technology Sectors

How proposed SEC rules can affect the Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, and Technology sectors?

The main objectives of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  are to protect investors, enforce securities laws, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC regulates securities markets, sets disclosure requirements for companies, promotes fair trading practices, and takes enforcement actions against securities law violators. It also plays a vital role in market regulation, international cooperation, […]

The Future of Sustainability Reporting

Since the consolidation of SASB and TCFD under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), these standards, along with GRI, are forming the baseline for non-financial disclosures. SASB and GRI already garner the most popularity for impact reporting, but critics argue that even if these standards were adopted by all organizations and they were able to […]

Companies are clamoring for ESG skilled talent

According to a recent study by NTUC LearningHub, 7 in 10 company recruiters are seeking to hire experienced professionals for sustainability related initiatives. Although NTUC’s survey was conducted over 200 business leaders across different industries in Singapore, its results echoes the current situation faced by companies in EU, U.S.A. and India. By CSE Research Team […]

How to navigate through the new regulatory landscapes for Climate Risk and ESG Disclosures

How to prepare for ESG reporting in line with new disclosure expectations from the SEC and Canadian government Accelerating ESG trends of climate metrics increases pressure on companies to plan and report accordingly. Learn how to get started developing your ESG strategy and disclosure practices.  By CSE Research Team   Companies acknowledge the importance of […]

Green growth: why the global tech world has to lead with purpose

An increasing number of companies have made public commitments to adopt ESG strategies and support the global quest for green growth.   To drive “green growth”, governments, international organizations and business leaders are optimistic that suitable policies and technology will reduce emissions to sustainable levels. At the same time, there will be a continuous or […]

Climate Disclosures: What to expect in 2022

By Nikos Avlonas, founder and President of CSE Disclosure-focused regulatory activity in the US has accelerated and the Securities and Exchange Commission is intent on increasing mandatory disclosures on climate-related matters. Mandatory and consistent disclosure will enable companies to gain competitive advantage, ensure a better reputation, get ahead of regulatory changes and identify the investors’ […]

SEC to establish a more comprehensive framework on climate-related disclosures

By Nikos Avlonas President of CSE   Earlier this year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission took the first steps to create a new, more comprehensive framework for consistent, comparable, and reliable climate-related disclosures. SEC focused on the local market expectations following a consultation process that took place last spring, with a growing interest in […]