To remain successful, companies need to reflect these changing demographics in order to better understand the point of view of their consumers and retain top talent among their employees. Background on the US SEC Report Issued to American Corporations for Disclosure: Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act mandated the creation of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion in all agencies covered by the act and requires that each OMWI develop standards for assessing the diversity policies and practices of entities regulated by those agencies
The US SEC Concept Release discusses the concept of sustainability reporting by public companies as part of the disclosure process by companies to the global capital markets
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-- moving the use of structured data beyond what public companies are disclosing to the capital markets on the Internet t o other business areas in the world of management accounting?
The International Organization of Securities Organizations (IOSCO) issued a press release today stating that securities regulators from growth and emerging markets are seeking public feedback on proposed recommendations related to the development of sustainable finance in capital markets and the role of securities regulators in this area. The question is – will the largest capital markets regulator in the world – the United States Securities and Exchange Commission support the disclosure of sustainability data by public companies and create guidance and suggestions of frameworks that can be used to assist US Investors
According to CERES - while almost half of the 600 largest U.S. public companies communicate with investors about environmental, social and governance issues, they could be doing a much better job of it
Human capital development is one of the key factors in human development in which the government and the private sector plays a critical role