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ESG Reporting Starter Guide

An Explainer on Corporate Sustainability Factors and Strategic Influences

Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) assessments can help organizations uncover risks and opportunities concealed in their day-to-day business.

This introductory guide explains how to read ESG reports. It covers six current frameworks and standards that determine what goes into sustainability disclosures.

With this reference guide, corporate issuers can begin to implement their ESG strategies. Shape management approaches, stay ahead of disclosures, and inform corporate strategy.

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Research Library ESG Reporting Starter Guide

What’s Inside Our Guide

  • Explore how to conduct a materiality assessment.
  • Get to know the stakeholders and institutions that affect the sustainability landscape.
  • Learn how to analyze a corporation’s sustainability report and ESG risk ratings.
  • Understand the difference between sustainability frameworks, standards, and ESG ratings.

With inconsistent global regulations, ESG reporting can seem like a jumble of acronyms, jargon, and competing frameworks. What should companies prioritize?

This guide breaks down the basic concepts of ESG reporting. Meet the major international partnerships that organize around common principles of sustainability. You’ll get a thorough overview of the evolving disclosure landscape.

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