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US SEC – ESG Disclosures for Investment Advisers and Companies

On May 25, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued two ESG related proposals applicable to investment funds. The first proposal pertains to amendments to the Fund “Names Rule”, which adds new requirements for funds that consider ESG factors in their investment practices. The second proposal requires enhanced ESG disclosures by investment Advisers...

Dynamic, Nested and Core Materialities – Materiality Madness?

In February 2022, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) published a paper titled “The materiality madness: why definitions matter”. GRI’s corporate sustainability reporting standards, based on the concept of double materiality, are the most widely used worldwide. GRI’s key message in the paper was simple – don’t complicate the idea of materiality. As GRI put it,...