1012, 2014

How is ESG playing a role in investment and transaction decisions?

By |December 10th, 2014|ESG, human rights due diligence|0 Comments

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Last month I attended a breakfast conference looking at the influence of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance considerations) on M&A and private equity. The panel was varied and experienced and this certainly made for engaging discussion. In spite of the growing recognition that ESG is important for effective risk management, it was evident that some […]

710, 2014

Reporting sustainability in your annual report

By |October 7th, 2014|CSR, ESG, Sustainability Reporting, Uk Companies Act|2 Comments

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Written by Richard Hollins

This is the first in a series of posts that will help you explain your company’s sustainability approach in your annual report. This post considers the basics – why sustainability reporting is important and the areas of the strategic report where you should reflect your sustainability practices. Future posts will look in […]

307, 2014

Calling Participants for Sports Sector Study on ROI of Sustainability

By |July 3rd, 2014|ESG, Publications, Sustainability|0 Comments

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Last year CLT envirolaw published a pilot study looking into the financial benefits to sporting organisations from implementing sustainability strategies. We are currently looking to expand our research further and enter a second phase in our study on the sports sector.

The pilot study included major sporting organisations and venues, such as the […]

1604, 2014

Business and Human Rights – A pirate’s life for companies?

By |April 16th, 2014|CSR, ESG, human rights due diligence, supply chains, Trafficking|0 Comments

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As we have mentioned on a few occasions, in October 2013 the UK became the first country, followed by the Netherlands, to develop an action plan for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“UNGP”). I recently attended an event held at Clifford Chance LLP in which the speakers considered […]

2103, 2014

What do Nessun Dorma and Sustainability have in common?

By |March 21st, 2014|CSR, ESG, Sustainability|0 Comments

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It’s been a week since Confex – the event of all events for events –came to an end. Certainly there was a lot going on, from a whole host of venues advertising themselves as the most desirable location for your business meetings to caterers providing delightful tasters, a mini preview of what they could rustle […]

1208, 2013

No organisation is an island: What Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) information are investors analysing?

By |August 12th, 2013|ESG|0 Comments

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The blog series: business strategy

Should a company put in a place a strategy for managing and reporting on its ESG risks? How do stakeholders influence this decision?

This blog is the first in a series looking at how a company’s business strategy is affected by its stakeholders. I am starting with the top of the money […]