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Corporate governance

‘Anti-woke’ policies have come to symbolise red states’ resistance against Biden’s green agenda
The ISSB's IFRS S2 climate-related disclosures standard will be incorporated into CDP's annual questionnaires from 2024 onwards
With the first EU Taxonomy data sets now out, unstable figures attest to the difficulties of activities-based reporting
A panel of activists and advisers debated the impact of a new rule for director fights, with one participant suggesting it could open the floodgates for activism campaigns
The Tokyo Stock Exchange revamp will be of little use without fundamental changes to allegiant holdings and independent director training, suggest sources
The continued focus on the sustainability agenda is forcing general counsel into becoming ESG experts and serving as a bridge between executive management and a diverse range of stakeholders
While some jurisdictions are still pondering TCFD implementation timelines, France’s Article 29 has already made both climate and biodiversity reporting mandatory, creating compliance challenges but also opportunities for France-based firms
ESG efforts should go beyond forced labour and transparency legislation must be amplified to improve due diligence


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