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Detours and Ditches: COP26 and its impact on the ESG movement

November 25, 2021

Detours and Ditches: COP26 and its impact on the ESG movement

13 Minute Read

The outcome of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) might have fallen short of expectations, but it provided some much-needed clarity for businesses, policymakers and investors focused on environmental, social and governance issues (ESG).

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Table of contents

This opening blog of a four-part series on ESG covers takeaways from COP26 - stay tuned for future insights which will take a deeper dive in to the implications for International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), examine industry specific takes, and address the often-overlooked "S" and "G" components of ESG.



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