Aviva sustainable accounting

Kirsty Schneeberger | 10 years ago

In September Aviva announced the launch of the Coalition that is calling on UN member-states to adopt “a binding international commitment to develop national regulations which mandate the integration of material sustainability issues in the Annual Report & Accounts; and which provides effective mechanisms for investors to hold companies to account on the quality of their disclosures, including for instance through an advisory vote at the AGM” at the Rio Earth Summit next June.

The Earth Summit in Rio offers a unique opportunity for country leaders to establish a coherent global framework that will put sustainability at the heart of corporate practice. The proposal for such as Convention is one of a few proposals for strengthening the Institutional Frameworks for Sustainable Development Governance, which is a core theme of the Rio Summit.
Check the Stakeholder Forum website for updates on the partnership with Vitae Civilis, the Brazilian based environment and development NGO, for more details about the development of the Conventio

In September Aviva announced the launch of the Coalition that is calling on UN member-states to adopt “a binding international commitment to develop national regulations which mandate the integration of material sustainability issues in the Annual Report & Accounts; and which provides effective mechanisms for investors to hold companies to account on the quality of their disclosures, including for instance through an advisory vote at the AGM” at the Rio Earth Summit next June.

The Earth Summit in Rio offers a unique opportunity for country leaders to establish a coherent global framework that will put sustainability at the heart of corporate practice. The proposal for such as Convention is one of a few proposals for strengthening the Institutional Frameworks for Sustainable Development Governance, which is a core theme of the Rio Summit.

Check the Stakeholder Forum website for updates on the partnership with Vitae Civilis, the Brazilian based environment and development NGO, for more details about the development of the Convention.

About the author

Kirsty Schneeberger

Kirsty is an environmental advocate and campaigner. She is Climate Change Manager at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation. Her interest includes climate change and the environmental inheritance we leave to future generations.