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Coca-Cola & PGGM: Reporting on the SDGs

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Businesses are increasingly asked to demonstrate the long-term value of the business and show their progress on SDG targets.

Recently Ethical Corporation conducted an in-depth 1-hour webinar with industry experts to understand how you successfully integrate the SDGs into your reporting process and demonstrate that progression.  Hear from Tetra Pak, PGGM, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling and WBCSD on:

Companies Should Report Possible Climate Costs, Say Global Executives

The information should routinely appear in financial statements, according to recommendations to be presented to G-20 leaders
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal.

LONDON—Companies should publish an assessment of the losses they could suffer through climate change as part of their routine financial statements, according to a panel of financial and business executives chaired by Michael Bloomberg.

MPs from 34 Countries Write to Stock Exchanges Asking Them to Make Firms Reveal Climate Change Risks

The campaign follows comments by Bank of England governor Mark Carney
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An international alliance of over 100 MPs from 34 different countries have written to the world’s stock exchanges calling on them to factor in the financial risks of climate change.

Mark Carney said today that investors “currently don’t have the information to respond to these developments”.

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Carney-Backed Report Urges Companies to Disclose Climate Change Effects

BoE governor and media billionaire behind proposals to better inform investors and lenders
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Originally posted in the Financial Times.

A task force led by Michael Bloomberg and backed by Mark Carney has urged companies to disclose to investors the impact of climate change on their businesses.

The governor of the Bank of England and the billionaire media owner are behind a new set of recommendations designed to give investors, lenders and insurers a better idea about how climate change will affect individual businesses.

Task Force Issues Specific Guidance for the Financial Sector

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A key aim of the FSB Task Force is to encourage disclosures that "would enable stakeholders to understand better the concentrations of carbon-related assets in the financial sector and the financial system's exposures to climate-related risks."

More specifically, the Task Force says its recommendations are intended to "help organisations identify and disclose information needed by investors, lenders, and insurance underwriters to appropriately assess and price climate-related risks and opportunities."

TCFD Report Launch: Key Comments from Carney, Bloomberg, Schapiro, Lindeijer

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Bank of England Governor and Chair of the Financial Stability Board Mark Carney has said the newly released report from the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) represents a breakthrough in managing the risks and opportunities related with climate change.

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