Resources for Governance Issues

Board composition

KPMG’s “ESG Strategy and the longview”

A framework for board oversight. 

Sustainable Accounting Standards Board

SASB connects businesses and investors on the financial impacts of sustainability.

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Mechanisms

UN’s “Why Engage? The Business Case”

UNPRI’s list of potential anti-bribery and anti-corruption mechanisms along with potential benchmark metrics. 

“Disclosing anti-corruption information in ESG reports - global trends and ICAC’s recommendations”

A dive into what standards currently exist in ESG for anti-corruption and trends in how to address anti-corruption in policy decisions.  Other


B Corp Certification

Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. This is a community of leaders, driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good. 

IFC Exclusion List

The IFC Exclusion List defines the types of projects that IFC does not finance. 

United Nations Global Compact Principles

By incorporating the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact into strategies, policies and procedures, and establishing a culture of integrity, companies are not only upholding their basic responsibilities to people and planet, but also setting the stage for long-term success. 

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) acts as the Secretariat for the SDGs, providing substantive support and capacity-building for the goals and their related thematic issues, including water, energy, climate, oceans, urbanization, transport, science and technology, the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR), partnerships and Small Island Developing States.

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