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Author Thistlethwaite, Jason, author

Title Assessing the governance practices of sustainability reporting / Jason Thistlethwaite and Melissa Menzies
Published Waterloo, Ontario : CIGI, 2016
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JSTOR Sustainability    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (7 pages) : color photograph, color portraits
Series CIGI policy brief ; No. 71
CIGI policy brief ; no. 71
Summary Key Points : Sustainability reporting has become an increasingly popular practice among global companies and financial regulators. The practices employed to shape sustainability reporting are quite diverse, which limits their capacity to promote sustainable corporate behaviour. But this diversity creates an opportunity to assess the effectiveness of these practices as an emerging form of governance over corporate sustainability. Developing criteria to define the governance practices that support effective reporting is a critical step to inform discussions among financial regulators. This is particularly important as the Financial Stability Board (FSB) recently proposed to the Group of Twenty (G20) that a Climate Disclosure Task Force should be created to develop knowledge on efficient and effective disclosure
Notes "January 2016."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 5-6)
Notes Online resource; title from PDF caption (CIGI, viewed January 24, 2016)
Subject Social responsibility of business
Sustainable development
Centre for international governance innovation.
Financial statement.
Integrated reporting.
Social responsibility of business.
Sustainability accounting.
Sustainable development.
Sustainable development.
Form Electronic book
Author Menzies, Melissa, author
Centre for International Governance Innovation, author