Picking Up Speed – Adoption of the FSB’s TCFD Recommendations…

January 21 2021 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute Countries around the world are tuning in to the TCFD and exploring ways to guide the business sector to report on ever more important climate related … Continue reading

Climate Change-Related Disclosure: The TCFD Is Here — the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Original Document: August 2017 – published in G&A’s “To the Point” Management Briefing Platform Republished on  Sustainability Update – October 2, 2019 by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist – G&A Institute The Work of the TCFD Will Affect … Continue reading

The FSB Task Force (TCFD) on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure And The Dramatic Contents of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Hot Topics

A Brief Checklist of the Discussion for You This Week… by Hank Boerner – Chair and Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological … Continue reading

Corporate Sustainability – A Converging Opportunity to Simultaneously Reduce Carbon Emissions and Optimize Multi-Tier Supply Chain Risk?

April 2021 by Pam Styles – Fellow, G&A Institute and Principal & Founder of Next Level Investor Relations LLC There may be a converging opportunity for companies to accelerate total carbon emissions reductions (Scopes 1, 2 and 3) in collaboration … Continue reading

On Corporate Risk Strategy, Sustainable Actions & Outcomes – What’s the Best Ways to Report on ESG to Stakeholders?

April 2021 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Buzz… Buzzz… Buzzzzz! The current buzz among key stakeholders – investors, corporate boards & management, NGOs, government regulators, stock exchanges, ESG raters & rankers, ESG corporate disclosure standards and frameworks managers … Continue reading

Eyes on Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards – IASB & FASB Consider “Convergence” and Separate Actions

by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute March 2021 Investors Call For More Non-Financial Standards for Corporate Reporting, Less Confusion in “Voluntary” Disclosure. Should there be more clarity in the rules for corporate sustainability accounting and … Continue reading

Looking to 2021- Michael Bloomberg Advises: What President Biden Should Do

December 31, 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute This is my last post of 2020 – indeed, a chaotic, challenging and tumultuous year for corporate managers and investment professionals.  And the rest of us! … Continue reading

About “Stakeholder Capitalism”: The Public Debate

Here is the Transition — From the Long-Dominant Worldview of “Stockholder Capitalism” in a Changed World to…Stakeholder Capitalism! by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist – G&A Institute October 2020 As readers of of G&A Institute’s weekly Sustainability Highlights … Continue reading

Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Changes in the Global Landscape – What Might 2021 Bring?

by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute Change is a-coming – quite quickly now – for corporate sustainability reporting frameworks and standards organizations.  And the universe of report users. Before the disastrous October 1929 stock market crash, … Continue reading

The Financial Sector and Corporate Universe – the “ESG Factors” Are Now Everywhere When Companies Seek Capital

September 8 2020 by Hank Boerner – Chair & Chief Strategist, G&A Institute The roots of today’s “sustainable investing” approaches go back decades; the organizing principle often was often around  what investors viewed as “socially responsible”, “ethical”, “faith-based” and “values” … Continue reading