sustainability

11 April

New Due Diligence Directive or CSDD: what impact for small, medium-sized and large companies?

2024-04-11T13:55:04+02:00

The CSDD directive aims to combat human rights violations and environmental damage caused by companies. On 15th March 2024, member states approved the final version of the Due Diligence Directive. The final version of the European Due Diligence Directive, largely inspired by the French text, has [...]

New Due Diligence Directive or CSDD: what impact for small, medium-sized and large companies?2024-04-11T13:55:04+02:00
24 January

New European ESG reporting standards (ESRS) and comparison with IFRS sustainability standards

2024-01-29T20:09:30+01:00

Companies subject to the NFRD must implement the CSRD as of 2025 for the fiscal year 2024. Companies covered by the CSRD are required to comply with the new European sustainability reporting standards developed for the occasion. [...]

New European ESG reporting standards (ESRS) and comparison with IFRS sustainability standards2024-01-29T20:09:30+01:00
3 May

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 4)

2023-07-22T03:05:49+02:00

In addition to deciphering and appropriating the Disclosure Regulation, companies in the financial sector are also subject to the Taxonomy Regulation since the beginning of 2022. In France, the law on energy and climate enacted in 2019 and its implementing decree reinforce the transparency obligations of the Article 173 report [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 4)2023-07-22T03:05:49+02:00
20 April

One Forest Summit in Gabon: ambitions and results

2023-04-20T15:08:56+02:00

On March 1 and 2, 2023, the One Forest Summit was held in Libreville, with the objective of putting the Congo Basin Forest under the spotlight. The overall goal of the summit was to accelerate the conservation and sustainable management of tropical forests, which are vital sinks [...]

One Forest Summit in Gabon: ambitions and results2023-04-20T15:08:56+02:00
5 April

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 3)

2023-07-22T03:07:25+02:00

Part three Are you affected by the Disclosure Regulation? It can be difficult to navigate the complexities of the new regulations. The table below sets out, as succinctly as possible, the impact of the various articles of the Disclosure Regulation on economic and financial actors. SFDR [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 3)2023-07-22T03:07:25+02:00
22 March

United States: SEC Announcements on Climate Transparency

2023-08-08T11:39:52+02:00

In March 2022, the organization put out for consultation a document proposing a climate reporting framework for listed companies. If adopted, this proposal would require detailed reporting by U.S. listed companies covering 3 categories of climate reporting. A new chapter in financial regulation opens [...]

United States: SEC Announcements on Climate Transparency2023-08-08T11:39:52+02:00
8 March

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 2)

2023-07-22T03:09:13+02:00

Market participants must now publish on their website their policy for integrating sustainability risks into the investment process and remuneration policy and update their pre-contractual documentation. Part two Phasing in of the SFDR regulation The SFDR regulation is being phased in over a period of 3 years [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 2)2023-07-22T03:09:13+02:00
28 February

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 1)

2023-07-22T03:33:39+02:00

The "EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan", one of its main objectives is to involve the financial sector in the EU's climate objectives. First part The EU Disclosure Regulation has created new sustainability transparency obligations for market participants.  Significant investments are needed to meet the resilience, sustainability and [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 1)2023-07-22T03:33:39+02:00
13 January

How to ward off the threat of greenwashing and protect your reputation in the long term

2023-06-12T15:40:22+02:00

According to Ademe (the French environmental agency), greenwashing consists of an organisation orienting its marketing and communication towards an ecological positioning.   Whether it is the regulator, the consumer or companies worrying about its reputational and financial impact, all the actors in economic life are concerned about greenwashing.   The [...]

How to ward off the threat of greenwashing and protect your reputation in the long term2023-06-12T15:40:22+02:00
5 December

COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh: what results?

2023-12-20T09:59:27+01:00

The final declaration or "implementation plan" from Sharm el-Sheikh looks more like a status quo to hold until the next COP. COP 27 final declaration: focus on the 'Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan. The negotiation round that just ended in Egypt promised progress in the concrete implementation of previous [...]

COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh: what results?2023-12-20T09:59:27+01:00
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