Category Archives: Sustainable Finance & ESG

Sustainable investment, ESG strategy

Investors at the forefront of Human Rights Due Diligence

The PRI issued new recommendations to encourage investors to mainstream Human Rights due diligence. In this blog, Ksapa outlines a multi-year plan for investors to step up to the plate.

Responsible Investment in Venture Capital: 3 Strategies to Advance ESG

Explores some of the challenges venture capital fund general partners (GPs), limited partners (LPs), and founders face in managing ESG issues and proposes a road map of strategies the industry could take along three pillars

Harmonizing corporate ESG reporting standards

Non-Financial Reporting Harmonization Is Underway

Several initiatives are being developed with a view to harmonize reporting standards for corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosures. The goal is to instill more consistency amid multiple preexisting reporting frameworks, in hope these streamlining initiatives do not come to contradict one another. Here are 3 essential principles for the development of such a standard.

Updates on the Non-Financial Reporting EU Directive

Ksapa recently contributed to the EU Consultation process around the EU ESG Directive. Here are a few takeaways on how to secure smarter disclosure from corporations.

For an Inclusive Recovery: 5 Key Levers for Businesses and Investors

Businesses and investors’ active contribution to inclusive growth is indispensable for our global society to emerge from the top, given the long list of inequalities accelerated and amplified by Covid-19.

Real Economy Business Leaders on the Front Lines of Post-Pandemic Societies – 3 Guiding Principles for Action

The Covid-19 crisis is putting strong pressure on real economy front line business leaders. Those managing activities feeding, caring, housing, educating, cultivating and transporting people and consumers. Here we describe 3 guiding principles for inspiration and action.

Extra-Financial Reporting Undergoing Profound Changes. Here’s why

Between Big Data developments, complex global regulatory requirements, and growing diversity of users, extra financial reporting is undergoing profound changes

Integrating Social and Environmental Performance, an Informed Decision for Investors

Allocating financial resources to economically, socially & environmentally (ESG) performing strategies is not only a collective necessity, but also an informed decision for investors!

8 Experts On The Top Corporate Sustainability Issue Right Now

8 influential sustainability strategists sharing insight what should be the number one most important directive for any organization around sustainability

Role of Board of Directors to Accelerate Business Climate Adaptation

The 9th EcoAct benchmark assessing decarbonization of FTSE 100 companies is scathing: 85% of these large companies do not have a strategy to meet their climate challenges. Here is an 8-point plan to involve Board of directors in these issues, and to accelerate the taking into account of climate issues by companies.