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23
Nov. 2018

Key sessions on human rights due diligence and reporting at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

If you are attending this year’s UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, we would like to draw your attention to two consecutive and interrelated sessions on Wednesday morning that will take stock of the experience with the integration of human rights due diligence (HRDD) in law by means of disclosure requirements, requirements to conduct HRDD, corporate legal liability for harm, and the combination of these elements.

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16
Nov. 2018

Frank Bold’s Filip Gregor appointed member of the European Corporate Reporting Lab Steering Group

Established following the publication of the European Commission Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth, the European Lab intends to encourage the development and propagation of innovative new ideas in the field of corporate reporting. Filip Gregor, Head of Responsible Companies at Frank Bold will be part of the Steering Group in charge of setting the agenda and monitoring the projects and activities of the recently created European Lab.

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12
Oct. 2018

Key conferences on the future of corporate disclosure on sustainability matters

The European Commission is organising this Autumn two events that will focus on developing and advancing the corporate reporting framework on environmental, social and governance issues. Frank Bold will be taking part and present the work of the Alliance for Corporate Transparency Project.

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10
Oct. 2018

Alliance for Corporate Transparency Project

Corporate reporting on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is essential to reorient the economy and financial system towards a sustainable model focused on the long-term. However, the current framework of corporate ESG disclosure is not fit for purpose. The challenge lies in defining what companies and financial actors need to disclose to promote long-term sustainable investment and support a transparent corporate governance framework.

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25
Sep. 2018

New opportunity in the EU to clarify the duties of company directors for the long-term sustainability of businesses, society and the planet

Frank Bold has published the paper entitled 'Redefining directors' duties in the EU to promote long-termism and sustainability', which springs from the fact that although it is universally agreed that directors’ obligations are to act in the interests of the company, there exists a lack of clarity over what these ‘interests’ are in practice or who they are owed to.

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There is where is cleanest business:

The Purpose of the Corporation Project

Frank Bold