EU, Policy and Regulation

Christine Lagarde: sustainability reporting should be at the heart of company decisions

Christine Lagarde, ECB president
ECB president Christine Lagarde is urging companies to ‘transcend silos and fully integrate’ sustainability reporting into regular financial reporting (Photo: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg)

Even smaller companies, not immediately subject to the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, are feeling the pressure to disclose information about the impact of their activities on people and the environment. Many are concerned about the administrative burden. But the head of the ECB insists there will be advantages for ...

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