ESG continues to evolve – IFLR ESG EMEA and the Americas Report 2022 launched

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IFLR brings you an exclusive insight into the key trends driving ESG in 2022

Environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations continue to be a key area of focus for businesses and governments on a global scale. The development of ESG-related rules and regulations aimed at improving sustainability will continue to rise in 2022 as ESG remains a priority for businesses across the world.

Partnering with leading experts who are closest to the action, IFLR provides practical insight into the key ESG developments in 2022.

Advestra provide an interesting insight into the measures Swiss enterprises will need to take to comply with the new ESG reporting and due diligence obligations. The Maples Group discuss how to overcome the twin difficulties of delays to implementation and lack of transparency and reporting standards for ESG data in the EU.

Arendt & Medernach focus on the challenges and practical solutions to sustainable investing in the EU while GSK Stockmann explain why sustainable finance is driving growth and development in Luxembourg’s fund industry.

With the EU Taxonomy Regulation partly entering into force from January 1 2022, Poul Schmith explore how the new reporting obligations under Article 8 of the EU Taxonomy Regulation presents both legal challenges and commercial opportunities from a Danish perspective. BSP further consider the EU Taxonomy Regulation, which aims to enable fund managers to gather relevant sustainability data and meet reporting requirements.

Matheson discuss the role of corporate governance in ESG and explain why boardrooms needs to be proactive, prepared and well-informed when it comes to successful ESG reporting. Continuing with the corporate governance theme, Meysan Partners explore the role of the corporate governance framework in ESG but from a Kuwait perspective.

Pestalozzi look into how the existing Swiss legal framework provides sufficient legal basis to issue, list and trade sustainable bonds

Meanwhile, Morais Leitão’s article explores the differences between the EU Parliament’s Draft and the Commission’s Draft on corporate sustainable due diligence to identify what to expect from the outcome of the EU’s legislative procedure. Morais Leitão also outline the daunting challenges that fund managers face as a result of the increasing focus on sustainability and transparency.

Walkers article describes the ESG challenges for the asset management and investment funds industry from a US and European perspective.

As momentum in the ESG arena is expected to continue, we hope you enjoy hearing from the experts leading the way in IFLR’s ESG EMEA and the Americas Report 2022.

Click here to read all the chapters from IFLR ESG EMEA and the Americas Report 2022

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