How a company performs against environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors now has a direct effect on whether funding can be secured. Learn how the new proposals for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) will apply.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the focus towards a balanced and sustainable economy as more number of investors are choosing businesses that holistically address ESG (environment, social, governance) issues.
While investors increasingly want companies to disclose more information on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets and progress, most find it difficult to trust business's claims at face value, and to compare different firms.
Demand for transparency around environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is rising but 50% find it difficult to trust companies when they promote what they are doing, according to a Workiva survey.