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NYU Just Launched a Corporate Reporting/Integrated Reporting Course

By Sachin Sawhney

NYU has taken the initiative to launch a new course in corporate reporting and Integrated reporting.  Check out more details on the NYU website: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/courses/FINA1-CE9020-corporate-reporting-2-0-integrated-reporting.html#more-details

Trustlaw Training

By Sachin Sawhney

Join the TrustLaw team and social innovation experts for practical legal training on social enterprise and impact investing in San Francisco on 13 September 2016. The course will explore key legal issues and trends in the burgeoning social innovation space and provide lawyers and professionals in the sector with the…

Guide for General Counsel On Corporate Sustainability

By Sachin Sawhney

our view is clear. General Counsel are more well placed, better equipped and increasingly able to drive change and deliver value to their companies through an increased focus on “corporate sustainability”. [download id=”259″ template=”button”]

Sustainability disclosure Getting ahead of the curve

By Sachin Sawhney

Sustainability reporting has traditionally been voluntary in the United States for the most part. However, heightened regulatory and legal scrutiny, along with other market developments, indicates that the transparency and accuracy of sustainability reporting is increasingly important. [download id=”273″ template=”button”]

Business and society in the coming decades

By Sachin Sawhney

In the long term, corporate and societal interests converge. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and SVP of sustainability Kathleen McLaughlin argue companies have an opportunity to use their scale and expertise to reshape global systems and mitigate complex problems. [download id=”254″ template=”button”]

Sustainability Reporting: The Lawyer’s Response

By Sachin Sawhney

With ever-increasing frequency, clients are seeking advice about reporting and communication on sustainability issues. “What are we legally required to communicate?” “What are we permitted to communicate?” “What can or should we say to stay competitive and protect business relationships, profitability, and our social license to operate?” “What standards should…

Driving Revenue Growth Through Sustainable Products and Services

By Sachin Sawhney

A corporate sustainability program can be more than just a commitment to adhering to the best environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards in the field; it can drive innovation and be a key element of a company’s growth strategy. As corporate sustainability practices evolve and mature from isolated initiatives focused…

BUSINESS FOR THE RULE OF LAW FRAMEWORK

By Sachin Sawhney

The UN Global Compact is a call to businesses everywhere to align their values, strategies and operations with its Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti- corruption, and to take action in support of UN goals and issues. The UN Global Compact, along with over…

Corporate Social Responsibility

By Sachin Sawhney

In her regular column on corporate governance issues, Holly Gregory explores corporate social responsibility issues that are likely to gain attention in the 2014 proxy season and provides guidance for boards on their oversight of corporate social responsibility strategies. [download id=”268″ template=”button”]

World Exchanges Encouraged to Report Indicators of Long- Term Sustainability

By Sachin Sawhney

On November 4th, the World Federation of Exchanges (http://www.world-exchanges.org/home/index.php) (WFE) released (http://www.world-exchanges.org/home/index.php/news/world-exchange- news/world-exchanges-agree-enhanced-sustainability-guidance) a set of 34 sustainability measures that include environmental, social and governance indicators. WFE recommends that its member exchanges implement these indicators into the disclosure requirements for listed companies. [download id=”233″ template=”button”]

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