ASX200 sustainability disclosures improve, but climate-related data needed: ACSIBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | FRIDAY, 14 JUL 2017 10:11AM
ASX200 companies' sustainability disclosures are improving, but fewer than half of the ASX200 have a climate change policy or emissions reduction target, according to new research from the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
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POLICY ADVISER CORPORATE REGULATION
The accounting profession has evolved rapidly from being seen as just calculating debits and credits to a provider of holistic financial information, including ESG and climate risk metrics. In the last two decades, CPA Australia policy adviser corporate regulation John Purcell has participated in and guided that evolution, and sees the accounting profession as being fundamental to future developments around sustainability.