Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are becoming increasingly important to companies, investors and consumers in Southeast Asia. That is why we are now including an ESG score and section in our quarterly reports. We are also publishing three articles looking at each aspect of ESG. Adrian Ashurst, CEO of Worldbox Intelligence, kicks off by looking at the latest trends in terms of the environment.
Thanks to this strategic agreement with Greenomy, Cerved’s corporate and financial institution clients will be provided an end-to-end solution to perform a more complete risk assessment and help mitigate their climate risk.
This event leaned on valuable insights on corporate reporting and challenges and opportunities lying ahead, especially with the fresh adoption of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), in November 2022 which will make businesses more publicly accountable by obliging them to regularly disclose information on their societal and environmental impact.
On 28th November 2022, the Council formally adopted the latest version of the compromise found with the European Parliament and the European Commission on the proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Reporting ( CSRD).
The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) theme is now very much present in the public debate. Extra-financial rating is key to present companies’ actions and approaches but also to help investors differentiate them. That being said, are financial and extra-financial ratings equal?